By Jillian B Girl Reporter Earlier this month Girl Scouts from far across San Gorgonio Council came to the Victor Valley Museum, which presents programs and exhibits about the cultural and natural heritage of the High Desert, in Apple Valley to a spend a fun day and night playing games and earning badges. When guests arrived, they were hit with the lovely sound of little … Continue reading GIRL REPORT | Night at the Victor Valley Museum
Skyland Ranch is a year-round camp for girls in Riverside and San Bernardino that focuses on science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. Over the weekend, nearly a thousand supporters of Girl Scout camps gathered in the San Jacinto Mountains for the Skyland ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, February 27. The event marked the reopening of Camp Skyland Ranch, a 191-acre property purchased last December by … Continue reading GSSGC Celebrates Camp Skyland Ranch!
Azalea Trails — the scenic, serene camp with beautiful mountains and tranquil streams — welcomed campers to a new underwater robotics activity. One of the many wonderful camp experiences a girl can have at Azalea Trails is learning about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math program), and the underwater robotics did just that. Going on for a full week (August 3-7, 2015), this camp activity taught campers what the “E” in STEM is all about. Continue reading GIRL REPORT | Splish Splash Zoom! Underwater Robotics At Camp AT
Plymouth Village in Redlands held its second annual flag lowering ceremony on Friday, May 23, 2014, as a precursor to Memorial Day events planned across the country. We were happy to learn that Girl Scout Troop 628 paid respect to our veterans by leading the presentation of colors. The girls also gave veterans and the spouses of veterans small American flags as tokens of thanks … Continue reading Troop 628 leads the presentation of colors!
Our very own 10-year old Ellie, a Girl Scout Cadette of Troop 838, has raised nearly $1,000 in donations for the I CARE program. She delivered cookies to the soldiers on April 22 and the Ft. Irwin Facebook posted her story on April 1, 2014. Our favorite quote about Ellie from their blog is, “The Fort Irwin community and the Soldiers thank YOU for thinking of … Continue reading GIRL SCOUTING: 10-year old Ellie visits Fort Irwin to treat soldiers to some I Care Girl Scout cookies!
Nearly 600 people gathered at the Riverside Auditorium and Event Center on Sunday afternoon, April 27, to honor our girls who have earned one of Girl Scouting’s highest awards: the Silver or Gold Award. This year, 137 girls earned the Silver Award and 20 girls took home Gold. All the recipients honored were from San Bernardino and Riverside counties. Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council CEO Cynthia Breunig; … Continue reading Our best and brightest girls honored on Sunday’s Gold & Silver Awards Gala!
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!
The Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council would like to congratulate Brooke Howay, of Great Oak High School, on completing her Gold Award project! Her project, the Girls 4 Girls (G4G) Clothing Club in Temecula, was founded in September 2012 at start of her junior year at Great Oak High. Her club’s mission was a self-esteem-building experience for girls to help other teenage girls feel beautiful in … Continue reading GOLD AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Brooke’s “Girls 4 Girls” club!
Hermanas with One voice for Personal Empowerment or H.O.P.E, funded in part by a MetLife grant, is a Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council program that has helped girls from the Inland Empire gain a deeper understanding of themselves, their cultural heritage and their potential. With technology, such as social media, dominating the lives of many young people today, the H.O.P.E. program set out to … Continue reading H.O.P.E. program nurtures girls’ artistic self-expression, culminates with a visit to LACMA!
“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!