6 Tips for New Troop Leaders
Congratulations! You volunteered to be a Girl Scout leader. All the other parents are so happy (or relieved) and the girls are dancing around the room in excitement. Everything is awesome! Then as …
Raise Your Voice-Rock Island
Become a leader and make a difference in our world at this leadership conference. Girls and adults will spend a weekend living in the college dorms and exploring life on campus at Augustana College. Learn how your skills and passions can be used to change the world. Girls will complete a journey from start to finish; Cadettes - Amaze journey, Seniors - Girltopia journey, and Ambassadors - Your Voice/Your World journey. Adults will attend their own track with trainings and discussion round tables designed to help girls achieve greatness!
Grade Level: 7-12 (Attendees must be entering grades 7-12 in fall 2017)
Fee: $85/girl, $75/adult
Deadline: Wednesday, May 31, 2017
100 Years of Cookie History
Girl Scout Cookies Fuel A Century of Adventure for Girls
The Cookie Program Fosters the Entrepreneurial Spirit to Power Amazing Experiences for Girl Scouts
Everyone has a special place in their heart for Girl Scout Cookies. Not only because they’re spectacularly delicious, but because purchasing Girl Scout Cookies powers the Girl Scout Cookie Program and helps girls fulfill their dreams, follow their passions, and change the world
Girl Scout Cookies not only help Girl Scouts earn money for fun, educational activities and community projects, but also play a huge role in transforming girls into G.I.R.L.s (Go-getters, Innovators, Risk-takers, Leaders)™ as they learn essential life skills that will stay with them forever. And while fun is part…
3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Luck
Fact: Good things tend to happen to Girl Scouts. They’ve been invited to camp out at the White House and took to the streets of Manhattan for the 90th Anniversary Macy's Thanksgiving Parade on their very own float. They’re constantly being written up in local papers. They’ve explored space on historic NASA missions, and lead some of our country’s major companies
Some people might say these girls and women have been lucky, but that couldn’t be farther from the truth. It isn’t a four-leaf clover or a wink from a leprechaun that opens doors and creates opportunities for Girl Scouts—it’s hard work, determination, and a passion for improving the world that does the trick. That’s right, Girl Scouts make their own luck, and so can you by following these tips!
1. Take action…
Journey the World: Dream Big-Davenport
You won't want to miss the largest council event of the year! Learn about countries and cultures with hundreds of other Girl Scouts as you participate in dances, try food, and even make a few crafts to take home. Plus, learn from professionals about new careers! Do you want to be a vet, engineer, or police officer? You can speak to someone who works in that field and also learn about a career that might be a perfect fit for you. Girl Scouts are go-getters and can achieve their dreams. So why not start thinking about the future now?
Have you been to Journey the World before and want to host a country booth? Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your top 3 choices of countries. This is a perfect opportunity to share…
Must-Know Winter Health & Safety Tips
Your biggest cold-weather questions answered, with advice on winter sports, skin care, the best cold-weather wardrobe, and more.