Good things come to those who…

wait GET OUT THERE AND MAKE IT HAPPEN! We’ve spent the last five, yep count ’em, five whole weeks unpacking the incredible way Girl Scouts is helping girls and adults realize their full potential. We hope you’ve enjoyed reading this series, as much as we’ve enjoyed creating it! Now it’s your turn to allow your daughter…

10 Experiences Girl Scout Volunteers Have Had

Breaking News! Girl Scouts is a volunteer led organization! OK, so you probably already knew that, but did you know there are actual perks to being an adult member of Girl Scouts! That’s right! We help adults gain valuable skills, friendships, and even build résumés alongside their daughters. Spoiler alert- our network includes a ton…

Reel Inspired

By: Camilla H. For the past year, Girl Scout Troop 1864 has been going to see movies together that highlight the stories of inspiring women. The all-Cadette troop began their tradition with “I am Malala.” “This started quite the discussion with the troop about things that girls can do to advocate for change in the…

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Allow Your Daughter To Travel.

The world. It’s big. It’s beautiful. It’s waiting to be explored. The beaches, the mountains, the hidden towns tuck away in their quiet nooks. We know- it sounds idyllic, but not exactly realistic, right? What about the dangers, and the cost, and the inevitability of having to try new food that you may not like? There…

Hardwired for Greatness

We bet we can read your mind. You’re thinking “I bet this blog Is going to be yet another about how awesome GSCTX thinks GSCTX is. I get it-  studies show Girl Scouts can do a lot for my girl.” How did we do? Scary accurate? It can be a bit tedious to hear someone…

Girls Go Global: My Summer in Greece

By: Caitlin B. This summer attended a Destination trip to the Ionian Sea. It was the most incredible experience. From the people I met to the food and culture of Greece to the views, I cannot express how grateful I am to have been able to take this trip.  Our Greek guide took a photo of…

Recipe for Success: A Daisy’s Cookie Journey!

It’s no secret we LOVE cookie season! And while we spend all year dreaming of crunchy Peanut Butter Sandwiches and tangy Lemonades, what we get really excited about is the girls who sell them! We had the chance to hear a little bit about daisy Mallory’s first cookie season ever- and it was a huge…

Eye on the Target

By: Maddy D. & Keena D. Any Girl Scout planning a trip understands that fundraising is an important part of trip planning. And what better way to fund raise than to do something you love! Which is exactly why Emma Q. and Emily T., two Girl Scouts with a passion for archery, worked to raise money for a…

My Interview With Sylvia Acevedo

By: Keena D. When my troop, the Press Corps of Girl Scouts of Central Texas, learned we would have a chance to meet Sylvia Acevedo, the interim Chief Executive Officer of Girl Scouts of the USA, I was extremely excited! Some of my friends had met her before and really liked her. As I did…

Gold Girl Highlights pt. 2

As daisies, girls learn our Girl Scout promise and law, committing both to memory. The second to last line of the law says “{I will do my best} to make the world a better place.” Whether their passion is education, equality, or the environment, Gold Girls never fail to inspire others through the amazing work they have…

Camp Life is the Best Life

Texas for the most part, is notorious for its lack of seasonal weather. Growing up halfway between Houston and Galveston, autumn, although rumored to carry chilly conditions, never actually brought the temperature below a crisp 75 degrees.    November 2004, my brave (insane?) parents loaded my twin siblings (Age 4), me (Age 6), and a…