Happy New Year, Girl Scouts! We cannot wait to see how you unleash your inner G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader) this year by trying new things, stepping outside your comfort zone, and discovering passions! And the best news? As a Girl Scout, you have an incredible support system to cheer you on the entire way, … Continue reading 2019 Resolutions for Girl Scouts
According to the Girl Scout Research Institute (GSRI), 77% of girls say that because of Girl Scouts, they are considering a career in technology. Why, do you ask? Easy! Because Girl Scouts provides girls with a supportive all-girl environment where they feel comfortable learning by doing, making mistakes, and being themselves! Twice a year, we … Continue reading Innovators, Unite! TechnoQuest 2018
Guess what, Girl Scouts? It’s the first day of the new Girl Scout Program year! We can’t wait to see all of the incredible things you and your troop do this year as you unleash your inner G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader). And what better way to start than by working on one of our … Continue reading 32 New Ways to Unleash your Inner Innovator
On Saturday, May 5th, Girl Scout Brownies ventured to the North Carolina Coast to unleash their inner innovator at MarineQuest! MarineQuest is an awesome STEM event with the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) that Girl Scouts can participate in to learn more about marine life and their habitat! Starting their day off with a … Continue reading Diving into STEM at MarineQuest!
77% of girls say they’re considering a career in technology because of the Girl Scouts! So how do you blast off into the beginning of your STEM adventure? We’ve got you covered! From designing your own robot to jumping into the world of a programmer or citizen scientist – there’s no end to all the … Continue reading The Journey into STEM and Beyond!
“Doing, not talking or writing is the principle of the Girl Scouts.”- Scouting for Girls, 1927 Girl Scouting and science go back a long way to the earliest days of our Movement. Proficiency tests and special medals in science included Bee-Keeper, Electrician, Rock Tapper and Star Gazer. The handbook gave local councils the ability to … Continue reading STEM Badges in Girl Scouting: Then and Now