Lifelong Girl Scout Celebrates 80 Years of Building Confidence, Courage, And Character

In 1937, Lois “Lofi” Hirschman joined Girl Scouts when she was just 10 years old. Growing up with a learning disability, Lofi found it difficult to fit in during sports, dance, and school. But after joining Girl Scouts, she found her “safe place,” a judgement-free zone where she has continued to fully embrace the Girl … Continue reading Lifelong Girl Scout Celebrates 80 Years of Building Confidence, Courage, And Character

Girl Scouts Attend Cookies’ N Milk Event

Studies have consistently shown that one of the most effective ways to boost a nation’s economic output, enhance productivity, and improve the overall vibrancy of society is to invest in the leadership capabilities of girls and women. On April 26, Girl Scouts from across North Carolina headed downtown to the North Carolina General Assembly for … Continue reading Girl Scouts Attend Cookies’ N Milk Event

Leaders of Today and Tomorrow

By Kathy Higgins, President, BCBSNC Foundation and VP Corporate Affairs, Blue Cross Blue Shield North Carolina For more than 80 years, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina has recognized the power of girls through our sponsorship of the Girl Scout Gold Awards, the highest honor in Girl Scouting. This year, our organization was … Continue reading Leaders of Today and Tomorrow

Growing in Girl Scouts – Older Girl Programming

By: Eileen Miller Growing in Girl Scouts – Older Girl Programming Girl Scouts – NC Coastal Pines recognizes that girls who grow in Girl Scouts are provided greater opportunities to develop their leadership skills. The program team has an awesome line up of activities to offer older girls (Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors) that are engaging, thought … Continue reading Growing in Girl Scouts – Older Girl Programming

Teens Take Action in Girl Leadership Programming

By Eileen Miller, Program Director Who helps teen girls develop important skills such as resourceful problem solving? What helps teen girls recognize what they can do well and become better team members? Where can teenagers find opportunities to make a lasting impact in their communities? How can girls engage in activities all year round to … Continue reading Teens Take Action in Girl Leadership Programming