By: Campbell Collins, Girl Scout Senior It's about to be election season. And, especially because 2020 is the year of a presidential election, that means lots and lots of debates. With so many opinions and controversies, it can be tough to separate the good ideas and sound arguments from the verbose speeches and fast-paced sound… Continue reading Finding Fallacies
If you are feeling a little nervous about leading troop meetings and experiences with your girls – that’s ok! Working directly with girls can be challenging at times but it is always rewarding and can be a lot of fun. As a Girl Scout Troop Leader, you are encouraged to listen to the girls with… Continue reading Six Steps to a Fabulous First Troop Meeting
Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors earned their Open Water Diver Certification at Camp Mermaid this summer. They spent half of each day not only learning how to breath on SCUBA underwater, but also problem-solve and practice skills needed to become a Professional Association Diving Instructor (PADI) certified SCUBA diver. After the girls completed a… Continue reading Girls Become Underwater Explorers at Camp Mermaid
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