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!
By Tracy Sternberg, Chief Development Officer I was fortunate to attend several different resident camps growing up. My experiences were life changing and many of my summer camp pals have become lifelong friends. I gained confidence and learned that I could try anything and succeed - or fail - and that was OK. Join me … Continue reading Leadership Grows at Summer Camp
By Meridith Orr, Program Executive The last time you visited one of our Council camps you may have hiked the trails, learned to identify animal tracks, shot a bow and arrow, or cooked dinner over a fire ring. You may not realize it, but there is someone who makes all those adventures possible for Girl … Continue reading Meet the Rangers: David Auman, Camp Mu-Sha-Ni