Today’s Tips 5.10.21

Have You Registered for Summer Camp?
We are getting excited that our 2021 summer camp season will be kicking off soon! Don’t forget, we have options for every girl and family- from virtual to in-person. Find all the details at

​Get a $5 Coupon to the Girl Scout Shop
If you renew you or your girl’s membership by this Saturday, May 15, you will receive a $5 coupon to our council shops. Details about Spring Renewal can be found on our blog

 Honoring Our Everyday Changemakers- National
Service Project

Small acts of kindness and gratitude can have an incredible impact on your community! And through this national service project, inspired by GSUSA’s new Becoming Me program series, Girl Scouts can pay it forward by recognizing the people in their communities who have supported them in finding their unique paths.

Here’s how you can take part:
Think about the people who support and inspire you. They might be teachers, parents or any individuals serving your community and supporting others. Talk about why it’s important that we honor people who support us. Use our discussion guide to help you get started!
Once you’ve decided on one person you’d like to honor, decide how you (and your troop!) will show your gratitude. You could write a letter to tell the person what their support has meant to you or you could support a cause they champion—check out the discussion guide for more ways to give thanks!
Reflect on the experience of recognizing this person. How did it feel for you? How did they react? Were your actions responded to by others in your community? How so?
Once your troop has completed the service project, remember to:
Inspire others to give back! Post a photo of your project on social media using the hashtag #GirlScoutsGiveBack. Be sure to tag @girlscouts too!
Complete our survey so your troop’s impact can be counted in our national service project documentation.
You can find this national service project, and others, here
Special Lifetime Membership Deal for Graduating

Looking for a high school graduation gift for a special girl in your life? Graduating Girl Scouts can receive a lifetime membership for $200—our discounted rate for alums under age 30. Plus, we’re giving Girl Scout graduation tassels as a gift until May 31! Best of all, your grad will get all the benefits of membership for years to come. Learn more here!

Community Partner Spotlight

Charlotte Youth Ballet is offering a video ballet experience of Alice in Wonderland to be viewed at your convenience. Each ticket purchased receives an embroidered Girl Scout ballet patch. To purchase the video, troop leaders can visit this link, enter GSCYB as the discount code and purchase the number of seats/patches desired ($10 plus $1.90 ticketing fee per ticket). Patches will be mailed to the troop leader to be handed out to those who attend. The link is available and the show can be watched anytime until June 1. 

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