Tag Archives: Girls

Why Kids Should Go To Summer Camp

Did you know that over TEN MILLION American kids go to camp every summer? Whoa! Summer camp has been a U.S. tradition for over 150 years. Back then, before air conditioning was invented, hot city summers were miserable and even … Continue reading

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Today is the Day to Get Involved!

TOGETHER WE CAN GET HER THERE! We’re proud of our century of trailblazing, but it’s time to do more. To take bold steps. To rally around the cause of girls’ leadership. Because something is going on with girls today. They’re … Continue reading

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Anna Maria Chavez accepts Walter Kaitz Foundation Diversity Advocate Award

Girl Scouts of the USA CEO Anna Maria Chávez accepted the Walter Kaitz Foundation’s Diversity Advocate Award on behalf of the Healthy Media Commission for Positive Images of Women and Girls. “We’re proud to receive this award from such a … Continue reading

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Volunteering Does Make a Difference!

As a society, we lose something every time a girl doesn’t raise her hand in school, doesn’t say what’s on her mind, or chooses not to lead. But with you in her life, she’s one step closer to speaking out … Continue reading

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eRegistration

It’s just a click away! Girl Scouts of Central Illinois has an online registration system called eReg that allows leaders to manage their own, their girl’s, and their troop’s membership, event, camp, and program registration, as well as adult training registration. This system … Continue reading

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ToGetHerThere . . . The Facts

Girl Scouts of the USA launched ToGetHerThere, the largest, boldest advocacy and fundraising cause dedicated to girls’ leadership in the nation’s history. The multi-year effort will seek to create balanced leadership – the equal representation of women in leadership positions … Continue reading

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Investing in Girls Now Will Pay Off for the Nation Tomorrow

Something is going on with girls today. If we move beyond simple platitudes about young people being the future and look at the decisions girls are actually making, we see that far too many of them are opting out. At … Continue reading

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2012 Year of the Girl

In a move designed to focus national attention on girls and the issues they face, Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) has declared 2012 the Year of the Girl: a celebration of girls, recognition of their leadership potential, and a … Continue reading

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Tough Cookies: Leadership Lessons from 100 Years of the Girl Scouts

“The best way to solve America’s leadership crisis is to put more women in top leadership roles. And the best way to grow tomorrow’s women leaders is to grow strong girl leaders today.” —Kathy Cloninger Tough Cookies is the story … Continue reading

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