By Lee O'Connell, Fund Development Manager at Girl Scouts - North Carolina Coastal Pines A photo of me making s’mores at a camp friend’s wedding while 3 months pregnant with my first son. This may be the understatement of the year, but it is not easy being a parent right now. On a normal day, … Continue reading Give Our Girls the Tools to Rise Above
While a Girl Scout’s experience starts when she becomes a member, ask her what she loved about Girl Scouts five, ten, fifty years from now and it’s likely to be something she learned, somewhere she went, or someone she met. It’s not just about BEING a Girl Scout -- it’s all the things that MAKE … Continue reading Girl Scouts Give so All Girls Can…
"...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!