"...and to be a sister to every Girl Scout." It’s a line you’ve recited a million times, right? But, what does it mean? Why does it matter? And how do you practice it every day? To our council, being a sister to every Girl Scout means we embrace inclusivity and we tear down barriers … Continue reading Introducing Girl Scouts Give!
Surely you’ve heard that G.I.R.L.s (Go-getters, Innovators, Risk-takers, and Leaders)TM just want to have fun... right? Well, we can’t think of a better place for fun than Girl Scout Summer Camp! While camp is all about trying new things, developing skills, conquering fears and making lifelong friends, we know that every G.I.R.L. is unique and … Continue reading The Gift of Summer Camp
By Lisa Conklin Strickland, Girl Scout Volunteer and Juliette Gordon Low Society Member A lifetime member of Girl Scouts, Lisa Strickland of Brunswick County, is one of the newest members of our Juliette Gordon Low Society to join the Movement-wide Planned Giving Challenge. We asked her about her background and why she chose to join … Continue reading Leaving a Green Legacy
Excerpt from remarks at the 2018 Annual Meeting By: Linda Foreman, GS-NCCP Board Member, Daisy Chain Member, and Juliette Gordon Low Society Member I believe one of the most important words in our Girl Scout vocabulary is YES. This short, powerful word is the essence of our commitment to girls. By virtue of being involved … Continue reading Girl Scouting is All About YES!
By: Cecily Nisbet “Thirteen years of fun, challenge, and achievement” was how I described my time in Girl Scouts while attending the dedication of the National Girl Scouts Headquarters in New York City, 1993 – when GSUSA moved in to their new offices. When I joined Brownies as a second grader in 1980, little did … Continue reading Unleash her inner G.I.R.L.
By Margaret Hartzell, Individual Giving Director “You camp?! You don’t look like you camp.” said a former coworker to me once when I mentioned an upcoming camping adventure. At first it surprised me. Does someone who camps look a certain way? Was it because I was a woman? Couldn’t I wear dresses and love the … Continue reading “I Camp too!”