GIRL SPEAK: 4,000 cookies and beyond: How Faith and Girl Scouts shape one California girl’s life

Lydia Smith, an 11-year old Junior, joined girl scouts as a Daisy in kindergarten and never imagined all the wonderful experiences she would have! Each year she has set a cookie sales goal for herself and each year she has passed it. Because of her successes she has shared trips to Disneyland and Catalina Island with her Girl Scout sisters. And last year, because she … Continue reading GIRL SPEAK: 4,000 cookies and beyond: How Faith and Girl Scouts shape one California girl’s life

Snacks, magazines and self-esteem: How selling raises more than just troop funds.

Why did we host a Colorful Dash this year? We wanted to emphasize finding your own kind of beautiful – from within! And what better way to do that than to adorn ourselves head to toe in color? This race jump started our Fall Product Sale season. As Girl Scouts, we know there’s more to cookies and candies than meets the eye. The focus of … Continue reading Snacks, magazines and self-esteem: How selling raises more than just troop funds.