Today, January 15th, marks the birthday of one of our nation's most brave individuals. Martin Luther King Jr. As we used today to reflect back on the progress and change we've made since the days of Dr. King, and the civil rights movement, it is also important to continue to look forward, to the improvements… Continue reading Past and Present: Remembering MLK
From the Marines welcoming their first ever female infantry officer to the courageous girls and young women who took a stand by calling out and fighting back against unacceptable harassment at work, school, and in their personal lives, there’s no question that 2017 has been a big year. And when we look back at the… Continue reading The Top Ten GSCTX Moments of 2017
Although, in Texas, the weather has just begun to feel like winter, we are right in the middle of the holiday season! It’s a pretty exciting time of the year. The parties, the presents, the pastries, it’s a season of indulgence, and while we totally encourage celebration, it’s important to consider the ways we can… Continue reading Wrap Up 2017 the Girl Scout Way!
Campbell C.; GSCTX Press Corp Reporter Tennis balls. Cardboard. Rubber bands. What can you build with these? Well, if you had walked into the Austin Convention Center on October 28, you would have seen over 100 Girl Scouts and other girls building earthquake simulators with those materials. They were participating in the Society of Women… Continue reading Invent It. Build It.
Start making your list and checking it twice, because the countdown to the holidays has officially begun. If you're anything like us, the month of December absolutely came out of no-where! No matter how early Target starts putting out holiday decorations, it catches us off guard every year. *sigh* So this year, as our gift… Continue reading Girl Scouts Holiday Gift Guide
It was a warm, clear night in St. Augustine, Florida. Mrs. Barber, and her three daughters, Angeline, Annice, and Sarah eagerly boarded a small boat, where they would be staying for the next couple of days on vacation. Although they wouldn’t be able to take the boat out of the harbor, the family was still… Continue reading Central Texas Girl Scouts Save the Day!
Whether they’re educating impoverished women about the importance of menstrual hygiene, creating a poetry club at their school, to encourage their peers to find their voices, or planting an eco-friendly rain garden (just to share a few examples!), central Texas Girl Scouts have been busy building a better world all year long. In fact, this… Continue reading This Giving Tuesday Think Girl Scouts, Think Major Impact!