Each year, we celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Month during the month of April in honor of all of the hard work, dedication, and heart that our Girl Scout volunteers display every day. Volunteering truly is a work of heART, and Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines is more than thankful for each and every one … Continue reading Volunteering is a Work of HeART!
At Girl Scouts, we believe in the power of the girl, and all of the ways in which they can make the world a better place. Each year our council and Girl Scouts around the world celebrate Women's History Month in honor of the amazing women who have sparked the light for change throughout history. … Continue reading Women’s History Month 2022
On Tuesday February 22nd, 2022, Girl Scouts and Girl Guides across the globe celebrate World Thinking Day. Since 1926, World Thinking Day has served as a day for girls to connect, share, and promote change on a variety of issues that matter to them. Impacting 150 countries, World Thinking Day provides funding to over 10 … Continue reading World Thinking Day 2022
Our Building Beyond Tomorrow campaign was a huge success thanks to 23 dedicated fundraisers. Collectively, these individuals raised over $42,000 from 191 donors. Kristen Hess led the pack, raising over $5,000 for this initiative. Kristen is the founding Principal and CEO of HH Architecture, which she launched in Raleigh in 2005. These days, Kristen’s primary role is leading … Continue reading Meet Kristen Hess: a Girl Scout Entrepreneur Building Beyond Tomorrow
On the path to building courage, confidence, and character, Girl Scouts develop skills that prepare them to chase their dreams and make a lasting change. Girls develop these skills through the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, which encourages girls to learn by doing. The Girl Scout Leadership Experience is built on the foundation of four program … Continue reading Building Tomorrow’s Leaders
Trying to develop a leadership style can be challenging for any young person, but young girls often face additional barriers being called “bossy” while boys are seen as “natural leaders”. To help break down this stereotype and help girls become the best leader possible, Girl Scouts provide girls an opportunity to discover their leadership and … Continue reading Finding Her Leadership Style with Girl Scouts