“I wanted to educate and inspire passion about the environment in my community. The greatest thing about my project was that it captured the interest of people of all ages.” – Claudia Claudia Herbert, 18, a Redlands High School graduating senior, is facing the most difficult decision of her life this week. “I don’t know which to choose yet. They’re all really good schools,” says Claudia, juggling … Continue reading GOLD AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Claudia’s passion for sustainable technology led to her “Avant-Gardening” project!
“My goal was to make an online community to encourage teens to partner with local organizations. I think teens will volunteer more if they had the resources to encourage them.” – Amanda The Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council would like to congratulate Amanda Jayasekara, 17, a Palm Springs High School student and Girl Scout on her earning her Gold Award. The Gold Award is … Continue reading GOLD AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Amanda partners with local organizations to found Volunteen.net, a volunteer resource website for teens in her local community!
Aubrey’s passion for tennis is remarkable. The Girl Scout Gold Award earner offered a two-day, after-school tennis camp for middle school youth at the Boys and Girls Club of Murrieta on August 22 and 23, 2013. Aubrey gathered six volunteers from the Mesa Tennis Team and a family friend who flew down from Sacramento to help with instruction and overall organization. Aubrey introduce tennis to disadvantaged … Continue reading Gold Award Spotlight: Aubrey’s 2-day tennis camp
From MyDesert.com Amanda Jayasekara’s Girl Scout sash is covered in more than 25 patches she’s received over the years for everything from learning important survival and life skills to volunteering and participating in activities like a father-daughter skate date. The junior at Palm Springs High School doesn’t have much room left for patches, but does have a spot reserved for her “gold pin.” “I have … Continue reading Cathedral City Girl Scout creates sustainable project for city!