Category Archives: Advocacy

Help Test New STEM Program!

Girl Scouts of the USA has teamed up with the Girl Scouts of Central Illinois to test the NEW Family STEM Night Facilitator Guides by hosting a Family STEM Night. We need troops (both single-level and multi-level) to volunteer their … Continue reading

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Operation Cookie Share – Springfield, June 20

What is Operation Cookie Share Join Girl Scouts of Central Illinois, Neuhoff Media and our title sponsors for the annual Operation Cookie Share radioathons, an initiative to honor all those who serve and protect our communities and country. Our goal … Continue reading

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Operation Cookie Share – Decatur, May 30

Join Girl Scouts of Central Illinois, Neuhoff Media and our title sponsors for the annual Operation Cookie Share radioathons, an initiative to honor all those who serve and protect our communities and country. Our goal is to raise funds to … Continue reading

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How Girl Scouting Has Impacted Me

At a recent GSCI special event we asked a long-time Girl Scout to share her Girl Scout experience. Hi, my name is Amanda and I’m a gender studies and sociology double major at Illinois Wesleyan University.  I currently work as … Continue reading

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7 Lessons I Learned from Being a Girl Scout . . .

Girl Scouts is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. Think back on … Continue reading

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Kindness is Her Superpower

Kids have heard that bullying isn’t OK, but what about flipping that message and making sure they’re specifically being kind? “Young people sometimes think they have to be popular—at any cost—to have power, but it’s important that we teach our … Continue reading

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She’s All Girl Scout. Are you?

At Girl Scouts, girls are exploring what’s possible, turning dreams into reality, and changing the world. Here, you’ll take on leadership roles as you engage in all sorts of girl-led activities and develop skills you’ll use to make a difference. You’ll unleash the confidence you need to pursue … Continue reading

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Be Thankful

Thanksgiving Day in America is a time to offer thanks, a time for family gatherings and holiday meals.  A time of turkeys, stuffing, and pumpkin pie.  A time for us to give back to our fellow man, as well as … Continue reading

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GSCI Creates First STEM Advisory Council

More than 20 Central Illinois women in key STEM careers selected to help guide girls into STEM related fields before entering college. The Girl Scouts of Central Illinois has created the first Girl Scouts STEM Advisory Council to help provide … Continue reading

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Why Girl Scouts?

Girl Scouts is the BEST girl leadership experience in the world, period.  Since 1912, Girl Scouts of the USA has given girls the necessary tools to lead, break barriers, and create positive change. These are the girls and young women who dream  big and do bigger.   There’s never been a better time to be part of a Girl Scout troop, share the experience with friends and family, or volunteer with Girl Scouts. Regardless of race, class, or religion, every girl has a home at Girl Scouts.  The Girl Scout Leadership Experience is a one-of-a-kind, proven leadership development program that pairs girls with strong, caring female role models and mentors who … Continue reading

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