By: Randi Havlak, Membership Development Executive for San Angelo The start of the school year is a busy time for troop leaders. Before you hold your first troop meeting with girls, consider the support and resources you’ll need throughout the year. Parents, friends, family, and other members of the community can provide time, experience, and… Continue reading On my honor, I will … not do this alone!
By: Christi Sanchez, STEM and Tech Girls Programs Specialist Girl Scouts opens girls to new experiences and teaches them they can accomplish anything. That’s why Girl Scouts of Central Texas wants every girl to have an opportunity to broaden her horizons. Our Community Troop programs are designed to reach those girls who are unable to… Continue reading Tech Girls
Summer is ending, but the experiences girls gain at Girl Scout summer camp last a lifetime. Camp can transform a girl as she makes new friends and gains confidence in being away from home and adapting to new experiences. By spending time outdoors, girls learn they can do anything and gain grit to face any… Continue reading First-time Girl Scout Camper
By: Dr. Laura Terrill Hello 2019-2020 Girl Scouts! It’s getting to be that time of year again… back to troop time! What topics will your girls choose to explore this year? As the STEM Program Manager here at GSCTX, I would encourage you and your girls to take a look at our STEM badges &… Continue reading A New STEM Badge for Every Girl in Your Troop
By: Gabby Marye Leave No Trace is the gold standard in outdoor ethics guidelines. It has seven simple principles, which provide an outline for minimum impact when outdoors. However, Leave No Trace guidelines can be hard to teach to younger girls. At the daisy and brownie level, girls want to discover the world around them,… Continue reading Leave No Trace Craft
Isha C., a junior from Westwood High School, is a well-rounded Girl Scout. At her short sixteen years, Isha has played soccer and basketball, competed in diving and fencing, joined the National Honor Society and the National Society for High School Scholars, maintained her Girl Scout membership for half her life, has gone scuba diving,… Continue reading Girl Scout Gold Award: Isha’s Story
When a girl gains confidence, courage and character, she’ll become interested in exploring the world. Girl Scouts is full of adventure and can sometimes consume girls, and leaders, with wanderlust. What is a leader to do when their troop catches the travel bug? Well, Beth Abel’s Girl Scout curiosity led her to connect with The… Continue reading International Friendship: Cyprus