Calling All Girls 14-17!

Published on April 8, 2014 by in News

Girls 14-17 are invited to apply to attend the Girl Scout Leadership Institute at the 2014 National Convention. What is the Girl Scout Leadership Institute? The Girl Scout Leadership Institute (GSLI) is where a lot of the magic of convention happens! It is a triennial conference that provides girls 14 and older with three days… read more

Keeping Girls Healthy and Fit with ‘Healthy Habits’ Journey Booklets

Published on March 31, 2014 by in News

Spring is a great time to explore the resources available through Girl Scouts’ partnership with the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF). You can spring into healthy habits by taking a quick visit to TogetherCounts.com, the hub of “Energy Balance” tools and resources from the HWCF. On this site, you can access the Healthy Habits booklets we’ve introduced that complement three Journeys: one each for… read more

Pledge to Ban Bossy Today!

Published on March 12, 2014 by in News

When a little boy asserts himself, he’s called a “leader.” Yet when a little girl does the same, she risks being branded “bossy.” Words like bossy send a message: don’t raise your hand or speak up. By middle school, girls are less interested in leading than boys—a trend that continues into adulthood. Together we can… read more

Cookie Information for Parents & Group Volunteers

Published on February 19, 2014 by in News

Dateline Girl Scout Cookie Central… New Resource for Cookie Program 2014 is now available.  Find helpful information, 5 Skills for Girls resources and tips & tools for parents and volunteers. You won’t want to do another cookie booth without it! Check out this great resource for the Girl Scout Cookie Program 2014.

AUR Hosts USA Girl Scouts Overseas’ Global Learning Conference

Published on February 3, 2014 by in News

The American University of Rome recently hosted more than 80 volunteers and staff from USA Girl Scouts Overseas across Europe and the Middle East for a Global Learning Conference. Read more from AUR here.

2014 Young Women of Distinction Award Application

Published on December 31, 2013 by in News

Girls, did you get your Girl Scout Gold Award this year?  Will you have it completed by 1 March 2014?  If so, this is for YOU: The 2014 National Young Women of Distinction applications are now available HERE! The “National Young Woman of Distinction” is the designation, and special honor, conferred by Girl Scouts of… read more

An Investment in the Future – Time.com

Published on December 17, 2013 by in News

Some people spend their days thinking about how to get ahead in  life. Then there are those, like Anna Maria Chávez, who focus on helping others  move forward. The CEO of Girl Scouts of the USA recalls as a little girl being awakened late at night by conversations her parents would have at the kitchen… read more

Bring your troop on course with Outward Bound Costa Rica

Published on December 3, 2013 by in News

At Outward Bound Costa Rica, you can build a course full of adventure, service and lifelong memories just for your troop or group! Their custom courses offer Girl Scouts the opportunity to grow as leaders and team members while immersing themselves in the beautiful culture of Costa Rica and Panama. From painting schools or saving… read more

Global Learning Conference at Edith Macy Conference Center

Published on November 22, 2013 by in News

YOU’RE INVITED: Volunteers with USA Girl Scouts Overseas (Troop Volunteers, Pathway Volunteers, Overseas Committee Volunteers) DATES: Friday, February 7, 2014, 6:00PM-Sunday, February 9, 2014, 1:00PM LOCATION: Edith Macy Conference Center, Briarcliff Manor, NY REGISTER HERE: https://eventsreg.girlscouts.org/getdemo.ei?id=53&s=_OCK0Y5MWC   CONFERENCE SUMMARY:  Join USAGSO staff and volunteers from around the world for a weekend of learning focused on bringing… read more

Winter Adventure Weeks – “Our Chalet”

Published on October 30, 2013 by in News

Greetings from Our Chalet, Switzerland! Our Chalet is the oldest World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) World Centre. Since 1932 it has been an integral part of the Girl Scouting & Guiding Movement, providing members with international friendship and leadership development opportunities.  Girl Scouts of the USA is the largest member of… read more