To kick off the holy month of Ramadan, two dozen Girl Scouts from Orange County, California hosted a very special iftar. Check out all the details surrounding this very special celebration: [ Bit.ly Link ]
When Girl Scouts Kate and Alyssa discovered that parts of their community do not have access to public library, these go-getters stepped up and brought the library to them! The girls worked together to create five Little Free Libraries—earning their Silver Award!
Today marks the 45th Anniversary of Title IX! While Title IX prohibits gender discrimination in any educational program, its biggest impact has been on women and sports. Today, let's get out there and #PlayLikeAGirl!
After learning that many students with special needs don't attend prom, this go-getter stepped up to give them one! Girl Scout Kiley worked with the Unified Club, a school group dedicated to help kids with special needs befriend other classmates, to create a prom that would feature a more controlled environment with less sensory overload to help these students feel more included. Way to go, Kiley!
“Astronaut Abby" is shooting for the stars—literally. This G.I.R.L. has not only had dreams of going into space since she was five years old, she recently started a nonprofit, called The Mars Generation, to inspire others to learn more about space and stretch their STEM skills through projects curated by her and her partners, including some NASA astronauts. When she’s not studying or working... View details ⇨
Junior Troop 45689 recently earned their Bronze Award by adding a little cheer to their school. After working with the school principal and the local school district, the girls painted 8 mini murals on portable classrooms behind their school. What an inspirational way to brighten your surroundings!
The Summer Solstice has inspired many troops to get ready for outdoor adventures. Backpacks are filled, sleeping bags are rolled, and boots are tied, but don't forget the importance of a healthy meal! We teamed with our friends at Elliott Wildlife to share ideas about ways to cook while you're on the trail or at a campsite! [ Bit.ly Link ]
Troop 96 from USA Girl Scouts Overseas living in Japan heard about the tragedy affecting the USS Fitzgerald and took the lead to help. The girls set up a lemonade stand to benefit the families of the navy sailors involved. Your compassion and empathy for others is inspirational!
Troop 9758 has put their entrepreneurial skills to the test earning the title of top cookie sellers for the past 3 years. Their tips for success?
✔ Know your product.
✔ Use your manners. Smile, A LOT!
✔ Don’t waste time. Start selling from day one.
Donnie Harris, a Girl Scout alum and school principal, is helping refugee children acclimate to life in the United States by bringing scouting programs to her St. Louis school. What a way to lead like a G.I.R.L.! [ Bddy.me Link ]