The Girl Scout Gold Award is all about identifying a problem, and then acting to improve the community. Phoebe Anderson is passionate about the environment, and through her Gold Award Project, this go-getter tackled one of the largest ecological problems across the United States – drought. During the research phase of her project in 2015,… Continue reading From Green to Gold: Phoebe A.
Dear GSCTX Volunteer, That’s right—we’re talking to you, our extraordinary volunteers, who tirelessly give of their hearts and time to help us unleash the leader in every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™. We want you to know that we see you, we appreciate you, and yes—we love you! We know we don’t say it nearly enough, but… Continue reading An Open Letter to Girl Scout Volunteers
In her own words, Isabelle Galko is “very passionate about the environment.” Growing up in Australia and having traveled across the world to places like Hawaii, Peru, and South Africa, Isabelle has first-hand experiences and accounts of a variety of ecosystems. Although she has explored beaches, mountains, forests, and every terrain in between, her favorite… Continue reading From Green to Gold: Isabelle G.
On my honor, I will try… These words conjure images of fresh-faced, wide-eyed, blue-clad Daisy Girl Scouts holding up three tiny fingers in salute, and half mumbling, half repeating the words spoken to them by a troop leader. “Honesty and fair… Courageous and strong… Make the world a better place…” These are the principles which… Continue reading Week at a Glance: Girl Scouts Attend CSW 62
By: Ellie Y. Started in the summer of 1949, the 455 acres of dirt pathways and trees known as Camp Texlake began hosting Girl Scout summer camps and has been doing so for nearly seventy years. The camp hosts up to 300 girls per summer with ages ranging from five to seventeen. All summer the… Continue reading Everything I know about courage, I learned at Camp Texlake
By: Campbell C. “Make new friends, but keep the old. One is silver, and the other’s gold…” Three years ago, at the LBJ campsite on the banks of the Pedernales river, the sound of Girls Scouts singing floated into the night air. On that camping trip, I was sitting between other members of Troop 1210,… Continue reading From Campfires to Confidence: My Journey Through Girl Scouts
Spring break will be here before you know it, and while many people are packing their bags, looking forward to a week of rest and relaxation, five Central Texas Girl Scouts are preparing to bring the voice of American girls to a global stage. Isabelle, Melanie, Victoria, Anaita, and Sarah, seniors and ambassadors who have… Continue reading Central Texas Girl Scouts Weigh in on Women’s Rights