Did you know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Girl Scouts? This is a cause that is very important to our Movement as it is how our incredible founder, Juliette Gordon Low, lost her life. Being that Founder's Day also takes place in October, we can't think of a better way to celebrate than … Continue reading Coming Together for Breast Cancer Awareness
On October 31st, 1860, our incredible founder Juliette Gordon Low (affectionately known as Daisy) was born in Savannah, Georgia. Today, we continue to celebrate her birthday as Founder's Day as a way to show appreciation for the #GirlScoutSuperhero that started it all. Throughout her life, Daisy was known for her independence and passion for trying … Continue reading 5 Things You Didn’t Know about Juliette Gordon Low
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
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!
Ah…Halloween! A chance for girls to use their imaginations to be anything they want. From pilots to scientists to presidents - the possibilities on Halloween are endless. And what better way to celebrate a holiday that is filled with creativity, imagination, and fun than honoring a woman who made it possible for girls to explore … Continue reading Light up your Halloween with Girl Scouts!
By Meridith Orr, Program Executive “There was nobody like her.” - Rudyard Kipling, author of The Jungle Book On the last day of October, 155 years ago, a girl was born who would change the world. Juliette Magill Kinzie Gordon came into the world amid the turmoil and strife of the Civil War. And little … Continue reading On Daisy’s Birthday, Five Girl Scout Accomplishments to Make Her Proud