Go for the Gold, Girl Scout!

For over one hundred years, Girl Scouts have successfully answered the call to Go Gold, pursuing an award that indelibly marks them as accomplished members of their communities and the world. Girls Take Action by identifying a problem and leading others in a service project that makes a significant impact in their communities. Gold Award … Continue reading Go for the Gold, Girl Scout!

Supporting Girls through the Jane S. Barringer Award

Girl Scout Alumnae, Keri Brockett Carelas shares the importance of supporting girls through the Jane S. Barringer Award I have been involved with the Girl Scouts of the United States of America organization since I was four years old and am a lifetime member. I am a Gold Award recipient, Jane S. Barringer Award recipient, and … Continue reading Supporting Girls through the Jane S. Barringer Award

Local Girl Scouts Celebrate Earning the Highest Award in Girl Scouting – the Girl Scout Gold Award

Each year Girl Scouts North Carolina Coastal Pines celebrates the accomplishments of girls earning the highest award in Girl Scouting and this year was no different. Through June and July, the council held three celebrations across our 41-footprint in New Hanover, Pitt and Wake counties to recognize and honor Girl Scouts for being awarded the … Continue reading Local Girl Scouts Celebrate Earning the Highest Award in Girl Scouting – the Girl Scout Gold Award

Once a “Ms. B’s” girl always a “Ms. B’s” girl

I joined Jane Barringer’s Girl Scout troop in Sanford, NC when I was in the 8th grade and stayed until I graduated high school. My troop leader, “Ms. B” as she is affectionately called, encouraged me to seize every opportunity and even travel the world! Ms. B has given over 50 years of service to … Continue reading Once a “Ms. B’s” girl always a “Ms. B’s” girl

Girl Perspectives: Making the World a Better Place (Zara)

Girl Scout Zara shares with us her "Going Go" story. Did you know that forty percent of food produced in America is wasted? When I first discovered this statistic, I was appalled, but then I became inspired to pursue a solution to reduce food waste in my community. With mass amounts of food wasted in … Continue reading Girl Perspectives: Making the World a Better Place (Zara)

Girl Perspectives: Making the World a Better Place (Kathryn)

Girl Scout Kathryn shares how her Girl Scout Gold Award project is leaving a lasting impact in her local community and the world.  I have been a Girl Scout since I was a Daisy and I am writing today as someone in whom Girl Scouts has built courage, character and confidence through her involvement. My involvement empowered … Continue reading Girl Perspectives: Making the World a Better Place (Kathryn)