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 Week is Almost Here!

They say age is just a number, but we think we look good at 106 years old! Our birthday on March 12 marks the day that Juliette Gordon Low started the first Girl Scout troop in 1912, and it kicks-off our weekday Girl Scout Spirit Week campaign. This year Girl Scout Week will be held … Continue reading Girl Scout Week is Almost Here!

Girl Scouting Keeps the Faith with Troops Sharing Their Stories!

By Meridith Orr, Program Executive Our Girl Scout Promise states that each girl will, on her honor, try “to serve God.”  While we refrain from teaching specific religious or spiritual beliefs or practices, we believe that the motivating force in Girl Scouting is a spiritual one, and our organization supports girls from all backgrounds and … Continue reading Girl Scouting Keeps the Faith with Troops Sharing Their Stories!

Spring into Birthday Fun with Girl Scout Week (and Spirit Week) 2016!

By Tara Rappleye, Program Director It’s that time of year again…GIRL SCOUT WEEK! Time to celebrate the organization that we all love and are honored to be a part of. This year Girl Scout Week will be celebrated March 7, 2016 to March 12, 2016. As in past years, all our members are invited to … Continue reading Spring into Birthday Fun with Girl Scout Week (and Spirit Week) 2016!

Get in the Spirit! Girl Scout Week 2015

By Meghan Gargan Bredahl, Marketing Director I think we can all agree - Girl Scout Week is the best week of the year! And there is no better way to celebrate than participating in our third-annual Girl Scout Spirit Week! As a council, we have lined up some pretty exciting activities that celebrate our amazing sisterhood … Continue reading Get in the Spirit! Girl Scout Week 2015

Celebrating The Girl Scout Movement!

By Meridith Orr, Program Executive Happy Birthday to Girl Scouts everywhere!  On this 102nd anniversary of our movement, it is so important to look back at the life of our remarkable founder, Juliette Gordon Low.  Many Girl Scouts today might not be aware of how many of our programs and traditions actually connect back to … Continue reading Celebrating The Girl Scout Movement!