By Dana Erickson, GS-NCCP Intern and Girl Scout Alum When I was six I begged my parents to let me join Girl Scouts, living in a rural town there weren't many opportunities and the only troop in my area wasn't a good fit. I was more than a little crushed that I was going to … Continue reading Troop Leader Moms – A Special Bond
By Kat High, Recruitment Director Two heroes are better than one! This November, invite a friend to start a new Girl Scout Daisy, Brownie, or Junior troop, and everyone wins! You get $50 to spend at Girl Scouts’ official online store, and your friend gets a fun, free Volunteer Resource Pack to help them get … Continue reading Invite a friend to volunteer and win!
By Christy Philemon, Recruitment Director The start of a new year is often a time when many set new goals and resolutions for the year ahead. As we kick of the new program year here at Girl Scouts – NC Coastal Pines, we thought we’d share the top 10 tips for troop leaders to help … Continue reading Top 10 Tips for Girl Scout Troop Leaders
By: DeBora King, Business Owner & Co-Leader of Wake 13, Troop #683 “Why do we volunteer for Girl Scouts?” Well, it’s not because we have time on our hands. I slipped into a volunteer role with Girl Scouts just by offering to drive to a camp site. Soon after, I became a leader and it’s … Continue reading Top 10 Benefits of Being a Girl Scout Volunteer
By: Cindy Kelley-Deaton, Chief Operating Officer Because of you, girls are not only discovering the world around them, but they are also discovering their own strengths, values and interests. They are learning how to work cooperatively with others and how they can stand up for what they believe in. Because of you – the Girl … Continue reading Because of You!
By: Allison Winans, Program & Volunteer Services Executive As we embark on celebrating the workings of our dedicated volunteers, it only feels right to reflect on why Girl Scouting exists. So, why do we do what we do? We are creating future women leaders, scientists, artists, chemists, environmentalists, award winners, alumnae. The amazing contributions of … Continue reading The Future Depends On What We Do In the Present