GIRL SPEAK: Can selling cookies pay off? This teen knows so!

What can a girl do?  Anything she sets her mind to!  She can be athletic.  She can be a scholar.  She can help her community.  And she can love her fellow Girl Scouts! What can a cookie do?  Cookies can help pay for all the extras. “KK” has been in Girl Scouts for 11 years.  She sells cookies and banks her cookie dough into her … Continue reading GIRL SPEAK: Can selling cookies pay off? This teen knows so!

GOLD AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Alleyna creates an online community to help teens battling Lupus!

“For me, the Gold Award encompasses everything I’ve learned up until this point in my Girl Scout career: leadership, confidence, and the ability to tell my story with courage.” – Alleyna The Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio would like to congratulate Alleyna Dougherty, 17, of Bermuda Dunes on achieving her Gold Award. Her project, “My Life with Lupus,” is a web-based community for teenagers suffering from the … Continue reading GOLD AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Alleyna creates an online community to help teens battling Lupus!

Our council has R.E.A.L. (Remarkable, Energetic, Aspirational Leader) girls! Meet Tyra Gantt!

Every year in their fall issue, Justine Magazine shines the spotlight on one girl who is particularly R.E.A.L (a Remarkable, Energetic, Aspirational Leader) and also a Girl Scout. This year’s honoree, Tyra Peyton Gantt, is a stellar example of all these qualities— we know you’ll think she’s as great as we do! A Girl Scout since kindergarten, Peyton has had the typical experiences like camping … Continue reading Our council has R.E.A.L. (Remarkable, Energetic, Aspirational Leader) girls! Meet Tyra Gantt!

GIRL SPEAK: My opportunity to help kids with disabilities

By Angela, Girl Scout Gold Award Recipient My name is Angela, I am 18 years old and a graduating senior after 13 years of Girl Scouts. This past summer I completed my Gold Award Take Action Project. My event was Kids Being Kids, a day where kids with disabilities and those without could play baseball and soccer together. My sister Chrissy lives with a disability … Continue reading GIRL SPEAK: My opportunity to help kids with disabilities

Get your STEM on – Become an Edison Scholar: $40,000 Scholarships to High School Seniors

Are you a high school senior planning to study science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields in college? If so, you may be eligible for one of several $40,000 scholarships being offered by Edison International (EIX), parent company of Southern California Edison (SCE), which has announced the application period for its 2013-14 Edison Scholars Programs, running now through Jan. 10, 2014. 30 scholarships valued at $40,000 … Continue reading Get your STEM on – Become an Edison Scholar: $40,000 Scholarships to High School Seniors

Are you going for gold? Top 10 reasons why you should!

We know high school is stressful: the tests, homework, SAT’s, friend drama, honors classes, extracurricular activities, and foreign language studies! Why add more to your already-bounteous plate? Well, as a Girl Scout you are eligible to go for gold – something no other high schooler can do (note: you need to complete your Silver Award before you can begin your Gold Award, so get started … Continue reading Are you going for gold? Top 10 reasons why you should!