Troop 2016 first began working on their Bronze Award last fall when, after receiving an information insert about the California drought, the girls agreed they wanted to learn more about the water shortages and see if there was anything they could do to help. Katja Braun , who shares her co-leader duties with Dana Stenzel, said, “We scheduled a tour and seminar with Kevin Hempe, the … Continue reading BRONZE AWARD | Troop 2016 Does Their Part In Water Conservation
By Cassidy H., Girl Reporter On Saturday, August 1 GSSGC Girl Scout Troop 341 held their second Talk to the Animals event as part of their Bronze and Silver Award projects. The event saw 67 girls attend the eight education stations, each teaching Girl Scouts something new about animal care. Dani N., a four-year Girl Scout, has worked this event both years at the first two stations, a bird … Continue reading GIRL REPORT | Talk To The Animals A Big Success
The Calimesa Community Garden is still thriving five years after its inception! Vegetables, herbs, flowers and just about anything else members are inclined to put their green thumbs on can be found on this one acre of various sized plots. The garden was registered as a nonprofit organization within its first year. One plot was even donated to local Girl Scout troop. Cynthia Peterson, a GSSGC Troop … Continue reading Troop 1752 work on their Bronze Award at the Calimesa Community Garden!
Troop 917 (from left to right) in back row: Co-Leader Kristin Howard, Eva, Morgan, Shailey, Heavenly, Linda, and troop Leader Elaine Utterback. Front row: Elizabeth, Rosie, Starr. The girls of Troop 917 from Riverside County achieved the highest honor a Girl Scout Junior can earn: the Bronze Award. They demonstrated what Girl Scouts can achieve in their community. There are steps to be taken to … Continue reading Riverside Girl Scouts receive Bronze Award
Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Troop 272 originally hosted Operation Christmas Child three years ago as part of the girls’ Girl Scout Bronze Award project. It has since grown into a yearly tradition, growing bigger and better with each passing event. Madalynne Brunet, Girl Scout Leader for Troop 272, said, “Operation Christmas Child benefits children in all parts of the world, [including] some of the most … Continue reading Girl Scout Troop 272 host Operation Christmas Child, a major success story!
By Lauren Walker, PhD Student I’ll never forget the day I met my first troop leader. She was my classmate’s mother, a tall, bubbly woman with a very friendly smile. My mom and I had met her after school one day and in no time she had convinced my mom to sign me up for Girl Scouts. At the time, I had thought that being … Continue reading GIRL SPEAK: From Girl Scouts to my PhD in Environmental Toxicology