Happy Birthday, Girl Scouts! Reflecting on Our History

As we celebrate Girl Scouts’ 106th birthday, we acknowledge the creation of the very first troop in Savannah, GA.  Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low invited a group of girls to a meeting and began teaching them the ten parts of the Law as they were stated at the time:  A Girl Scout is Honorable, Loyal, Useful, … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Girl Scouts! Reflecting on Our History

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Girl Scout History Spotlight: Edith Macy, Founder of Girl Scouts University

By Meridith Orr, Program Executive After joining Girl Scouts as an adult, I felt as if I had so much to learn about our Movement.  One time I’d wished out loud that there was such a thing as Girl Scouts University, only to be told that, in fact, there was one!  And a few years … Continue reading Girl Scout History Spotlight: Edith Macy, Founder of Girl Scouts University

How the Girl Scout Handbook Helped Me and 58 Million Other Girls

By Meridith Orr, Program Executive My experience as a Girl Scout was short-lived, but made a deep impact on my life. Long after my Brownie troop disbanded, I poured over my handbook – then called Worlds to Explore Handbook for Brownie and Junior Girl Scouts – for several years to teach myself about first aid, … Continue reading How the Girl Scout Handbook Helped Me and 58 Million Other Girls

Girl Scouts Now and Then: Commemorating the Centennial of WWI

By Krista Park, Communications & Marketing Director Girl Scouts of today took a moment to stop and remember the past and live the Girl Scout Promise as they helped kickoff our state’s four year Centennial Commemoration of World War I on Saturday. Girl Scouts from Troops #1790, #1773, #734, #864 and #221 lived joined World … Continue reading Girl Scouts Now and Then: Commemorating the Centennial of WWI