On Saturday April 1, 2023, over 50 Girl Scouts from Daisies to Cadettes visited Camp Mary Atkinson for the Voter Girl! event. Throughout the day, Girl Scouts were given the opportunity to meet and work with a dozen volunteers from the Wake County League of Women Voters and 7 elected officials. Through the various activities … Continue reading Voter Girl! 2023
Girl Scouts Love State Parks!
Have you heard? Girl Scouts are always looking for an excuse to get outside, and we are partnering with the with the National Association of State Park Directors (NASPD) for a Girl Scouts Love State Parks weekend! Thousands of Girl Scouts across the United States will be taking part for some fun in the sun … Continue reading Girl Scouts Love State Parks!
The Journey into STEM and Beyond!
77% of girls say they’re considering a career in technology because of the Girl Scouts! So how do you blast off into the beginning of your STEM adventure? We’ve got you covered! From designing your own robot to jumping into the world of a programmer or citizen scientist – there’s no end to all the … Continue reading The Journey into STEM and Beyond!
STEM Badges in Girl Scouting: Then and Now
“Doing, not talking or writing is the principle of the Girl Scouts.”- Scouting for Girls, 1927 Girl Scouting and science go back a long way to the earliest days of our Movement. Proficiency tests and special medals in science included Bee-Keeper, Electrician, Rock Tapper and Star Gazer. The handbook gave local councils the ability to … Continue reading STEM Badges in Girl Scouting: Then and Now