GIRL SPEAK: Saving Sea Turtles in Costa Rica

Ms. Elizabeth was the recipient of our Sea Turtle Retreat Scholarship essay contest back in September, 2015!   By Elizabeth, Girl Scout My Girl Scout Destination experience in Costa Rica has positively affected many aspects of my life.  Ever since I have returned to the U.S., I am more aware of my impact on wildlife around me and my community. I have also become more … Continue reading GIRL SPEAK: Saving Sea Turtles in Costa Rica

GIRL SPEAK | Can Girl Scout Cookies Save Lives?

By Hannah & Jillian Carrisoza, Girl Scouts We are Hollywood and Houdini (aka Hannah and Jillian)! We became Girl Scouts when we were in first grade and it was fun. We didn’t even know we were learning! These Girl Scout Moms can be sneaky! We learned to have our own voice while still being part of a group. Our leaders allowed us to choose what we … Continue reading GIRL SPEAK | Can Girl Scout Cookies Save Lives?

GIRL SPEAK | Our Journey Four Years In The Making

By Victoria Warne, Troop 1436, Girl Scout A once in a lifetime vacation is what describes the summer of 2015, where my best friend, Kalikonani Dailey and I took a Journey Down Under to the beautiful countries of Australia and New Zealand. This particular trip took over 4 years to plan and save for. Constant cookie booths, fall product sales, and saving up “cookie dough” throughout the … Continue reading GIRL SPEAK | Our Journey Four Years In The Making

GIRL SPEAK | Adventures at Advanced Space Camp

“The whole week was full of events that changed my perspective on life and myself. We sent a man to the moon, and we are about to send one to Mars; who knows what adventures lay ahead of us.”  By Avery L., Girl Scout While participating in the Advanced Space Camp Girl Scout Destination I was faced with unforeseen challenges and inspiring adventures. Being able … Continue reading GIRL SPEAK | Adventures at Advanced Space Camp

My Troop attended the “Bullyproof Program” at Gracie Jiu-Jitsu…and yours should, too.

By Andrea Hecht, Leader of Troop 774 As a leader, I am always looking for fun activities that will keep our Cadettes (middle school girls) interested in Girl Scouts.   We have an active and tight-knit troop.  The girls are involved in dance, soccer, softball, water polo, cheerleading, gymnastics, etc.  So I am always challenged to find a date and an activity that will peak their interest. Four … Continue reading My Troop attended the “Bullyproof Program” at Gracie Jiu-Jitsu…and yours should, too.

In every box of Girl Scout Cookies, girls like Kira explore their world!

  Although I have had a lot of fun traveling with my sisters in my troop, so far, the trip to Europe this past summer was my favorite.  It made me feel really good to know that through Girl Scout Cookies and Fall Product I was able to raise 25% of the funds needed toHO pay for this trip. There was a little Girl Scout … Continue reading In every box of Girl Scout Cookies, girls like Kira explore their world!

Girl Speak: How Girl Scouting helped lead me to a career in engineering

By Mary K. Danielson, E.I.T. I was a Girl Scout of the San Gorgonio Council in California for 9 years, starting as a Brownie in 2nd grade and finishing as a Senior in 11th grade. Throughout that time I earned over 50 badges and received my Bronze and Silver Award. Girl Scouts was an environment that encouraged and allowed me to pursue my interests in the … Continue reading Girl Speak: How Girl Scouting helped lead me to a career in engineering

Girl Scouts learn positive body image at Barbie Sleepover!

Last Saturday the Girls Scouts had their Barbie Sleepover at Council. There were about 30 Kappa Delta Sorority sisters who came to help out, along with other staff and volunteers. Everyone had fun! There were different stations all based on positive self-image. At one station, the girls outlined their bodies and wrote positive things about themselves on the outside and things they still wanted to achieve on the inside. Continue reading Girl Scouts learn positive body image at Barbie Sleepover!