Tag Archives: GSUSA

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

Posted in Advocacy, Community Service, General, Membership, Volunteers | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in Advocacy, General | Tagged , , , , ,

Happy 107th Birthday Girl Scouts!

March 12, 2019 commemorates 107 years of Girl Scouting! Juliette Gordon Low’s vision was to establish the first, largest and only girl-led organization that prepares girls for every day leadership. The core of that vision was to provide rich experiences for … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Celebrate Girl Scout Week with 7 Days of Awesomeness!

Whether you’re a Girl Scout alum, a current member, a dedicated volunteer, or you simply have an extraordinary Girl Scout in your life, you’re an important part of the Girl Scout family. And you know what families do together? Celebrate! … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

World Thinking Day 2019

Take the lead on February 22 to celebrate World Thinking Day with Girl Scouts and Girl Guides from 150 countries! (That’s one big celebration!) Promoted by the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS for short) along with Girl Scouts of the … Continue reading

Posted in Community Service, Membership | Tagged , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in Advocacy, Community Service, General, Membership, Program & Activities, Volunteers | Tagged , , , , , , ,

Volunteer Toolkit

The Volunteer Toolkit is a leader’s online tool to plan and manage your Girl Scout year. The Volunteer Toolkit (VTK) is a digital resource that supports troop leaders and co-leaders, making the process of running a troop easier and more … Continue reading

Posted in Membership, Volunteers | Tagged , , , , , ,

Highest Awards

Bronze. Silver. Gold. These represent the highest honors a Girl Scout can earn. All three awards give you the chance to do big things while working on an issue that’s captured your interest in a big way. Whether you want to plant … Continue reading

Posted in Community Service, General, Membership, Program & Activities | Tagged , , , , , ,

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

Posted in Advocacy, Community Service, General, Membership, Volunteers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in Advocacy, Community Service, General, Program & Activities, Volunteers | Tagged , , , , ,