Girl Scout Cookie Program 2020 ended on Sunday, February 23, and we want to say a big THANK YOU to all the girls, caregivers, and volunteers who contributed to a great Cookie Season! Our young female entrepreneurs showed off their skills with their booths this season, and here’s a recap of our Booth of the… Continue reading Cookie Program 2020 Wrap Up
By: Campbell Collins Hey, Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors! Are you looking for something fun and different to do? Girl Scouts provides tons of opportunities to try new things. Check out the adventure these older girls had at Austin Bouldering Project! Bright lights. Black foam mats reminiscent of a children’s gymnastics class. Looming plastic walls speckled… Continue reading Girl Scout night at Austin Bouldering Project
By: Michelle Ethridge When I signed my girls up for Girl Scouts, I knew it would change their lives. What I didn’t expect was how much it would change mine. Growing up, my family simply did not have the resources to go on outdoor adventures. My hardworking, single mother of four was pulled in too… Continue reading On my honor, I will develop my own skills
The room stilled as the judges took their pens. They listened intently while receiving their instructions and guidelines. Each had an idea of how the 2020 Cookie Pitch Competition would unfold. After all, they’ve watched ABC’s Shark Tank. There’s a brief silence before the first contestant enters the room. Unbeknownst to the seven judges, the… Continue reading 2020 Cookie Entrepreneurship Pitch Competition
In case you haven’t noticed, we love the Girl Scout Cookie Program! It is truly remarkable witnessing girls learn goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills, and business ethics. The Girl Scout Cookie Program experience leaves an impression on the girls and their interactions with customers arm them with the people skills needed to… Continue reading We came, we saw, we sold!
Welcome to the Girl Scout Cookie Program 2020! Cookie booths are open, and customers are excited to purchase the delicious snacks that are only around once a year. As one of the most exciting times of the year for Girl Scouts, we want to remember how hard girls work to reach their goals. Learning all… Continue reading Cookie Program Tips from Girl Scouts
By: Anita Braun As a staff member of Girl Scouts of Central Texas, I had the opportunity to spend time at Girl Scout Camp Texlake helping chaperone the high ropes course. As the girls were learning how to use the ropes course, each set a personal challenge goal for the course that was just a… Continue reading When a girl becomes a Girl Scout, she conquers her fears!
Giving back is always in season at Girl Scouts. To encourage girls to harness their spirit of goodwill and bring their generous intentions to life, feed their philanthropic curiosity by paying it forward during the holidays – or any time of year. Depending on the age of your girls, it may make sense to start by… Continue reading Service Project Ideas
Who doesn’t love Girl Scout Cookies? Often, Girl Scout Cookies are the first thing that comes to people’s minds when they hear about Girl Scouts, and it’s true that our cookies are iconic. What many don’t realize is that our Cookie Program helps girls develop five essential skills that can help them navigate school and… Continue reading 10 Tips &Tricks for Conquering the 2020 Cookie Season
Thanksgiving brings people together. Sitting down with friends and family, being grateful for one another, is there anything better? Well, your Girl Scout might feel otherwise and she’ll have you compete with her favorite YouTuber or trending TikTok video for attention. Can you blame her? She’s just avoiding the one response questions adults ask, time… Continue reading Thanksgiving Dinner: Get your Girl Scout talking