Connect, grow, and impact, Girl Scouts! On Saturday, February 24th, Girl Scouts and Girl Guides across the globe did just that during an event recognizing World Thinking Day (celebrated February 22), an annual celebration of international friendship and sisterhood. World Thinking Day has been a Girl Scout tradition since 1926, and is celebrated by girls … Continue reading World Thinking Day
Meridith Orr, Program Executive “Name five things on which the comfort and welfare of your family depend, which are controlled by your Government.” – Scouting for Girls Proficiency test question for Citizen Merit Badge, 1927 “Girl Scouts is not an organization. Girl Scouts is a Movement,” I was reminded by a volunteer who had been … Continue reading From an Eight-Pointed Star to the G.I.R.L. Agenda: Citizenship in Girl Scouting
While most people are staying indoors this winter – we know our Girl Scouts want to get outside and explore what the nature around them has to offer. Girl are natural born adventure seekers and with over 100 years of experience in the outdoors, Girl Scouts provides excellent ways for girls to explore their leadership, … Continue reading Getting Outside This Winter
By: Cecily Nisbet “Thirteen years of fun, challenge, and achievement” was how I described my time in Girl Scouts while attending the dedication of the National Girl Scouts Headquarters in New York City, 1993 – when GSUSA moved in to their new offices. When I joined Brownies as a second grader in 1980, little did … Continue reading Unleash her inner G.I.R.L.
It’s the season to give thanks - and what better time to share why our Girl Scouts are thankful for the best leadership programming for girls in the world. We recently talked to some of Girl Scouts to learn more about why they are thankful for Girl Scouts and here’s what they had to say. … Continue reading Thankful For Girl Scouts
For girls in Wayne County, the Community Troop experience is vital, providing supportive opportunities, positive adult role models and enrichment experiences that girls may not have access to at home, in their normal classroom environment or in their community. United Way of Wayne County has been providing critical support to these Community Troops for the … Continue reading Donor Spotlight: United Way of Wayne County