Happy National Great Outdoors Month! Many Girl Scouts will tell you that camping trips are one of their favorite parts of their Girl Scout experience – and not just because it’s fun! Being outdoors allows girls to try new things and get real life experiences first hand that can help empower girls for a lifetime! … Continue reading Growing Up Outside!
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 Meridith Orr, Program Executive “All Girl Scouts like the out-of-doors and most of them enjoy it still more if they know something about the things they find there.” -- From the Girl Scouts Handbook for the Intermediate Program, October 1940 “…camping is living in the out-of-doors, not just visiting it.” Worlds to Explore Handbook … Continue reading Growing Confidence with Girl Scouts Outdoor Experiences
By Nephitearya "Clove" Bailey, Camp Director, Camp Graham When we think of being in the “great” out-of-doors, the first things that come to mind are camping and long nature hikes. With the hustle and bustle of school, work, family and extra-curricular commitments during the week, many families reserve outdoor activities for the weekend. However, no … Continue reading 6 Ways to Get Outside
By Krista Park, Communications & PR Director As our Wild About Camp summer season comes to a close, outdoor enthusiasts don’t fret! Girl Scouts – NC Coastal Pines is getting revved up for an adventurous year that would make any avid outdoorswoman envious. One of many exciting adventures that lie ahead this year is the … Continue reading Girl Scouts Take on the Great Outdoors with New Explorer badges
By: Jennifer Taylor, Communications & Public Relations Assistant We know girls greatly enjoy the outdoor experiences they have in Girl Scouts and that those experiences are extremely beneficial for girls. Now there is a new and exciting way for girls to explore the outdoors, take action, and learn the history of our national parks! Girl … Continue reading Girl Scout Rangers, Get your Outdoors On!