Inspiring Girls to become Innovators through the Girl Scout Gold Award

By Megan Rogers, 2018 Gold Award Girl Scout For my Gold Award, I organized and implemented a week-long workshop for high school girls in Wake County for my Girl Scout Gold Award to expose the girls to engineering and confront the STEM gender disparity. This 150-hour project marked a period of personal growth as it … Continue reading Inspiring Girls to become Innovators through the Girl Scout Gold Award

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North Carolina Girl Scouts Go Gold

For over one hundred years, Girl Scouts have successfully answered the call to Go Gold, pursuing an award that that indelibly marks them as accomplished members of their communities and the world. The Girl Scout Gold Award, the equivalent to the Boy Scout Eagle Award, is the highest award that a Girl Scout can earn. … Continue reading North Carolina Girl Scouts Go Gold

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