Swain County Girl Scouts Honor Karen Bartlett

Girl Scout Troop 2345 recently celebrated Karen Bartlett's contribution to the Girl Scouts in Swain County. Karen is a lifetime member of Girl Scouts of the USA, starting out in her mother's Brownie troop. Under Karen's leadership, local Girl Scouts accomplished a tremendous amount of learning, adventures and community service. Not only badges, journeys, awards … Continue reading Swain County Girl Scouts Honor Karen Bartlett

#TroopTuesday: NC Zoo Volunteers Recognized in Newsletter

During their summer vacation, the girls of Girl Scout Troops 1945 and 13077 dedicated their time volunteering at the North Carolina Zoo. These girls were recognized in the zoo volunteer newsletter for their efforts and contributions to the zoo. The girls helped to "stuff" polar bears with plastic bags for the KidZone exhibit in order … Continue reading #TroopTuesday: NC Zoo Volunteers Recognized in Newsletter

Wildlife, Geysers & Mountains, Oh My! Marissa Vernon Explores Wyoming

Girl Scout Marissa Vernon of Lewisville and a member of Girl Scout Cadette Troop 02385 traveled to Jackson Hole, Wyoming this summer as part of the Wildlife, Geysers and Mountains trip, a Girl Scout Destinations program. Vernon spent a week exploring the beautiful scenery of Jackson Hole, Wyoming with 19 other girls. The girls got … Continue reading Wildlife, Geysers & Mountains, Oh My! Marissa Vernon Explores Wyoming

#TroopTuesday: Self Defense Class

This week's #TroopTuesday shout out goes to Troop #13162 from Saluda, North Carolina. The girls participated in a self defense seminar in Hendersonville, North Carolina in September. The girls learned basic moves, including how to free yourself from an attacker, pressure points on the body and the proper steps to take in that situation. Special … Continue reading #TroopTuesday: Self Defense Class

#TroopTuesday: Service Unit Hosts Fall Camp Out

This week's #TroopTuesday shout out goes to all of the girls who attended Service Unit 136's Fall Camp Out. The Camp Out was held at Williamson Chapel in Mooresville, NC. For many girls, this was their first camp experience! They spent their days doing crafts, playing games, learning camp songs and exploring before crawling into … Continue reading #TroopTuesday: Service Unit Hosts Fall Camp Out

Macy McDaniel Kayaks Through Kefalonia

Girl Scout Macy McDaniel traveled to Kefalonia, Greece this summer as part of the Kefalonia Kayaking trip, a Girl Scout Destinations program. Kefalonia is an island located in theĀ Ionian Sea west of mainland Greece. The island is infamous for its limestone cliffs overlooking the crystal clear water and white sand beaches. "The water was so … Continue reading Macy McDaniel Kayaks Through Kefalonia

#TroopTuesday: Troop Reunion Leads to Donation of Ozobots for P2P Girls

At their 50th high school class reunion in 2016, Troops 203 and 204 from Greensboro, North Carolina met and shared the stories of their lives since their Girl Scouting days. There were plenty of success stories, as well as ones of hardship and suffering. They reflected that their resilience came largely from what they learned … Continue reading #TroopTuesday: Troop Reunion Leads to Donation of Ozobots for P2P Girls