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!
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!
“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