By Megan Rogers, 2018 Gold Award Girl Scout For my Gold Award, I organized and implemented a week-long workshop for high school girls in Wake County for my Girl Scout Gold Award to expose the girls to engineering and confront the STEM gender disparity. This 150-hour project marked a period of personal growth as it … Continue reading Inspiring Girls to become Innovators through the Girl Scout Gold Award
Every G.I.R.L. has big dreams for their future - this may include going to college and earning a degree. Unfortunately, college can seem out of sight of the realm of possibility for young women who are looking at all the tuition, fees, and cost of supplies that goes along with it. A degree is a … Continue reading How Girl Scouts are Making Dreams a Reality
Girl Scout Alumnae, Keri Brockett Carelas shares the importance of supporting girls through the Jane S. Barringer Award I have been involved with the Girl Scouts of the United States of America organization since I was four years old and am a lifetime member. I am a Gold Award recipient, Jane S. Barringer Award recipient, and … Continue reading Supporting Girls through the Jane S. Barringer Award
I joined Jane Barringer’s Girl Scout troop in Sanford, NC when I was in the 8th grade and stayed until I graduated high school. My troop leader, “Ms. B” as she is affectionately called, encouraged me to seize every opportunity and even travel the world! Ms. B has given over 50 years of service to … Continue reading Once a “Ms. B’s” girl always a “Ms. B’s” girl
By Eileen Miller, Program Director There are countless reasons why Girl Scouts across the nation decide to #GoGold and earn the Girl Scout Gold Award. Perhaps a Girl Scout is inspired by a family member fighting an illness, or she learns members of her community are in need of clothing or academic support. She may … Continue reading Why A Girl Scout Goes for Gold
By Meridith Orr, Program Executive In addition to the fun, friendship and amazing experiences that come with being a Girl Scout, there is another wonderful benefit that comes with membership – scholarship opportunities! Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines has been the fortunate recipient of several scholarship programs funded by our generous alumnae. We … Continue reading Girl Scouts’ Advice for Successful Scholarship Applications!