The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest and most prestigious award in Girl Scouting, and an opportunity for girls to make an impact locally and globally. For over 100 years, the decision to #GoGold represents a girl’s commitment and dedication to being an agent of change while making the world a better place. This … Continue reading #GoingGold: Where Are They Now? Gold Award Girl Scout Updates
It’s the season to give thanks - and what better time to share why our Girl Scouts are thankful for the best leadership programming for girls in the world. We recently talked to some of Girl Scouts to learn more about why they are thankful for Girl Scouts and here’s what they had to say. … Continue reading Thankful For Girl Scouts
The Girl Scout Bronze Award is the highest honor a Girl Scout Junior can achieve. The award is earned by completing a take action project which is selected, planned, and executed by the troop. This award is the first of the Girl Scout Highest Awards and gives Juniors the opportunity to make a difference in … Continue reading Girl Scout Bronze Award Fun Facts
By Meridith Orr, Program Executive Whether it’s trekking across the globe or enjoying the outdoor life by the camp fire, Girl Scouts provides unique troop experiences that help girls explore their interests in a safe space. These specialty troop experiences include delving into the world of science and technology. Here at Girl Scouts – North … Continue reading Gadget Girls Put the “Go-Getter” in G.I.R.L. Robotics!
Of Margaret “Peggy” Pickard Sirvis’ memories from growing up in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, camping trips with Girl Scouts top the list. Highlights include the weeks spent at Camp Shirley Rogers rear Roaring Gap and her troop camping trip which included a ride along a bumpy field in the back of a farmer’s pick-up truck … Continue reading From Camping in a Dress to Addressing Camp Improvements: A Legacy of Girl Scouting from Peggy Sirvis
For girls in Wayne County, the Community Troop experience is vital, providing supportive opportunities, positive adult role models and enrichment experiences that girls may not have access to at home, in their normal classroom environment or in their community. United Way of Wayne County has been providing critical support to these Community Troops for the … Continue reading Donor Spotlight: United Way of Wayne County