“Mercury Rising” sounds like a sci-fi flick, but it’s a frightening reality.

Perhaps another Gold Award project in the making? As Girl Scouts, we have a very personal relationship with Mother Earth. Camping and outdoors programs have been at the heart of Girl Scouting for over 100 years, just as our founder Juliette Gordon Low wished. Whether we’re learning about endangered wildlife, developing creative recycling projects, or working towards earned grade-level awards, all of us are focused on caring, conserving, … Continue reading “Mercury Rising” sounds like a sci-fi flick, but it’s a frightening reality.

GOLD AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Kayley’s cards reconnect seniors with family and friends!

Congratulations to Kayley Headley, of John F. Kennedy Middle College High School, on earning her Girl Scout Gold Award on April 27, 2014! Kayley, a Norco Girl Scout, chose to assist senior citizens for her project. She wanted to help her elders, who, because of various health complications, found it difficult to stay in touch with family and friends. With the assistance of volunteers from … Continue reading GOLD AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Kayley’s cards reconnect seniors with family and friends!

GOLD AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Amanda’s project demonstrates Native American culture!

The Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio would like to congratulate Amanda Smith on earning her Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouting! The seemingly unrelated things of being musically inclined and attending programs at the Hidden Valley Nature Center in Riverside, California, formed the basis for Amanda’s Gold Project.  She handcrafted Native American musical instruments with her team of volunteers to educate the public … Continue reading GOLD AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Amanda’s project demonstrates Native American culture!

GIRL SPEAK: Special needs singers form choir at Redlands High School

By Laurie Williams, for the Redlands Daily Facts Like any choir, members of the Redlands High School “Notebusters” needed to let off a little steam at the final rehearsal before their big concert. “Let’s go craaaazy!” hollered one singer, waving her arms and jumping onto the choral risers at Grace Mullen Auditorium. Other Notebusters heeded her call, turning up the volume on their excitement. “That’s … Continue reading GIRL SPEAK: Special needs singers form choir at Redlands High School

GOLD AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Natalie’s “Pause 4 Paws” unites caring people with pets!

“I am now officially a Girl Scout Gold Award Recipient! Nothing makes me happier than seeing all the months of hard work play out in this way.” – Natalie The Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council would like to congratulate Natalie Jarmon on earning her Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest, most prestigious award in Girl Scouting. Natalie’s love for animals was demonstrated by the … Continue reading GOLD AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Natalie’s “Pause 4 Paws” unites caring people with pets!

GOLD AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Cristina supports our veterans by honoring them with Gold!

“My long term goal is to host a luncheon every year, to honor our veterans as well as to encourage more interaction between teens and our senior citizens which would be both educational, entertaining and create caring and compassion.” – Cristina As president of the Senior Pals Club, it has become Cristina Madalo’s passion to create more interaction between local teenagers and senior citizens. As … Continue reading GOLD AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Cristina supports our veterans by honoring them with Gold!

GOLD AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Casmira’s “Project Read” brings books to back to school!

“Reach out and show people that Girl Scouts is about giving back to your community and not just cookies or camp.” – Casmira The Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council are proud to congratulate Casmira Schilling, 18, a graduating senior at Ramona High School in Riverside on achieving her Gold Award. For her Take Action project, “Project Read,” Casmira founded a school library at River … Continue reading GOLD AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Casmira’s “Project Read” brings books to back to school!