Girl Scouts has a long history of getting girls outdoors, and getting your girls outside doesn’t have to be an overwhelming trek. So to help you with the process, Mary-Jane will be writing a blog post every month or so on fun and easy ways to move through the Girl Scout Outdoor Progression Chart. Check out Mary-Jane’s four suggestions on how to complete Step 1: Look Out.
Harness the power of the sun to get your outdoor cooking done! Covering easy-to-make solar cookers, recipe alterations, and technique tips, Barby shares how Girl Scouts are making a difference around the world with this innovative cooking method.
Fun patches are one of our most popular items in our GSNorCal retail stores. With no specific requirements, they’re the perfect way to spark new ideas to help facilitate girl-led activities! In this post, our Director of Retail, Cambria, shares a few of her favorite new fun patches.
Girl Scout camp plays an essential part in the growth of your girls, but it’s not always easy sending your daughter to camp for the first time. Angela shares her experience and why it turned out to be the best decision for her daughter.
Did you know that you could learn to fence, rock climb, go backpacking, and even participate in indoor skydive as a Girl Scout? As girls grow and continue through Girl Scouts, they will explore unfamiliar fields, learn new skill sets appropriate for their age-level, and experience healthy risks and challenges.
With so many outdoor program options, you may be wondering “Why should I send my girl to Girl Scout Camp?” In this post, Mary, our Senior Director of Camps & Adventure, shares the greatness of a Girl Scout camp—the activities, friendships, experiences, personal growth, tradition, and fun, sprinkled with camp magic and mashed together over the span of one, two, or even three weeks away from home.
Deep in the forested foothills of Calaveras County you’ll find ancient trees, glittering lakes, and one of GSNorCal’s oldest camp properties: Camp Sugar Pine. For over 75 years, generations of campers have laughed, learned, and explored, but the camp still has tons of magic and mystery for new campers and veterans alike.
Summer is just a few days away, so why not plan a trip away from the busy city life. Spend a day or maybe a weekend exploring some unfamiliar territory just a few hours north in the North Coast and North Central regions of California.
Being a Girl Scout in a bustling city like San Francisco may not provide as many close-to-home outdoor adventures, but this urban setting still has a lot to offer! With GSNorCal’s annual Golden Gate Bridging event just around the corner, there’s no better time for you and your girls to explore the renowned City by the Bay.
Camp is calling and your girl is ready to take on another summer of fun, but which camp should she attend this year? Round up your Girl Scout and have her take this quiz to find out!
Girl Scout Cookies provide girls with unforgettable experiences, making them a whole lot more than just a tasty treat. Opt for Cookie Reward Cards and your girls can fund their next outdoor adventure!
Whether winter camping means watching frost form on the window from the inside of a cozy, heated hotel room or it packing-in supplies to camp in the snow, here’s what how to plan a cozy winter outdoor adventure.