Submitted by Jennifer Hartsfield, Girl Scout Troop Leader My best friend's daughter wanted to join a troop; however, no troops in the area had openings. So, as many leaders have done, she started one. One day she was telling me about how she started a troop and needed a co-leader. Knowing absolutely nothing about Girl … Continue reading Why I Lead
By Brooke Banson, Recruitment Director Happiness, fun, friends and confidence. You’ll find this and more with Girl Scouts. Imagine the smiles, the excitement, the memories made – those the moments are endless here at Girl Scouts – NC Coastal Pines. Whether you are a troop co-leader planning meetings or working behind-the-scenes to provide awesome experiences … Continue reading Lead the Change. Volunteer with Girl Scouts today!
By Kenna C., Girl Scout Volunteer Troop Leader When my friend, Rachel, wanted to start her own troop she asked me if I would be her co-leader. My split decision answer was, “Heck no!” I remembered when my mom lead our troop, how busy she was, how she always thought about the troop. I didn’t have time … Continue reading My Return on Investment When It Comes to Girl Scouts
By Peggy Anglin, Leader of Troop #1034 The perfect NC summer get away for some would certainly be the beach- but not me. My favorite summer retreat (since my first experience in 1997) is Camp Graham surrounded by giggling girls, enthusiastic camp staff and other Girl Scout leaders and moms who volunteer to trade their … Continue reading How Many Tie Dye T-Shirts Does a Girl Scout Volunteer Need?
By Ivonne Ibarra-Guajardo, Recruitment Director Cumberland County Juliette Gordon Low had a grand vision for girls when she gathered the first group of Girl Scouts together in 1912. At that time, world was a different place for girls. Many extracurricular activities for girls were simply not offered. Low wanted more for girls – she believed … Continue reading Thinking outside Box: beyond the traditional troop
Emily Hill, Director of Individual Giving The day before Mothers’ Day had me driving up to Annapolis, Maryland for a very special reason. Friends of Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines, Bob Schmitz and Amy Csorba, had made a gift in honor or Amy’s 80-year-old mother, Sue, and we were about to surprise her … Continue reading Generations of Impact: How 25 years of services led to $20,000 for girls