To celebrate Black History month, we’d like to talk a little bit about Josephine Baker and her amazing life. Although she wasn’t a Girl Scout, Baker was an incredible woman who perfectly exemplified what it means to be a Girl Scout: honest, friendly, helpful, courageous, and being responsible for what one says or does.
On September 19, 2019, GSNorCal hosted a special reception in San Francisco called Celebrating G.I.R.L.s. to celebrate and recognize the very best of Girl Scouts. The event honored Girl Scout alums who have been recognized in tech, journalism, even the Olympics, who point to Girl Scouts as the turning point of their personal and professional successes. Even GSUSA CEO Sylvia Acevedo gave a stirring keynote speech.
Looking to write the perfect Gold Award project proposal? We’ve collected helpful insight from committee members who have evaluated hundreds of Gold Award projects! Get started on your path to Gold!
Every volunteer has the ability to make Girl Scout history. In Trina Merriman’s sixty-plus years as a Girl Scout, she built a legacy of impact for thousands of Girl Scouts across the country, from Golden Gate Bridging and San Francisco Pride Parade to awards, accomplishments, and more.
So you’re ready to start your Gold Award project plan—now what? More than a community service project, the Gold Award is based around a well-researched and sustainable Take Action Project. You’ll be taking an issue you’re passionate about and making a big difference on a local, national, or even global scale, and you’re in charge every step of the way. Where do you even begin?
On October 1, 2007, five Girl Scout councils merged to form Girl Scouts of Northern California. In the spirit of our 10 year celebration, our CEO Marina Park shares 10 highlights from the last decade that have personally touched her heart and give her hope for our future.
On April 27, 2019, we’ll be celebrating the 38th year of Golden Gate Bridging. Registration for 2019’s Golden Gate Bridging opens this week, so to help commemorate the decades of fun, friendship, and festivities, Elizabeth has put together a list of 30 reasons why you and your girls should come!
Excited parents can sometimes get too involved in the troop, and the girls miss out on the leadership and challenges that make Girl Scouts so important for their growth. Here are the four best ways to help parents take a step back and let their girl lead the way.
Women’s History Month is always an exciting and important time for us Girl Scouts to reflect on the incredible achievements of the women who’ve come before us. Check out this post to learn more about 9 remarkable women who were also Girl Scouts!
Members and volunteers know that Girl Scouts is more about STEM and service, or camping and community than cookies and crafts (although we do that too), but how do we refute this myth in our communities? By sharing what you and your girls are doing all year with local media! But you don’t need to have a public relations background to help your troops shine—here are 5 tips to get you started.
Girl Scouts has released tons of new badges, Journeys, and programs to help girls explore science, math, technology, and engineering. Our goal is simple: to let girls know that STEM is for them. We’ll decode the 4 STEM Outcomes and see how leaders and volunteers can encourage girls to explore and thrive in STEM.
Today’s girls face unique pressures and gender stereotypes, but at Girl Scouts, girls learn the skills, have the experiences, and cultivate the relationships that enable them to soar in life. No one does girl leadership better than we do, and here’s why.