In the fall of 1993, Kim Baker started a Girl Scout troop, a troop that would serve girls with special needs. Kim started Troop 10742 in Burke County 27 years ago because the girls had no other organizations to join and she wanted them to be a part of something. Kim's daughter was in Girl … Continue reading #TroopTuesday: A Trip of a Lifetime
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
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
Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont (GSCP2P) was recently awarded a $1,000 Vibrant Community Grant through the Corning Incorporated Foundation. Lane Cook, CEO of GSCP2P, accepted the check in July from Corning employee, Leah Robinson, who submitted the application on behalf of the council. Every year, 50 non-profit organizations, ranging from art organizations, colleges and … Continue reading Council Awarded Community Grant
In 2002, Susie Kernodle (a lifetime Girl Scout) and Lori Herrick volunteered to assist with a church project to repair a roof for someone who couldn’t afford a professional. They ended up being the only two who showed up to work that day. Fully expecting to be sent home since there weren't enough people there … Continue reading Women’s Roofing Group Volunteers at Camp Ginger Cascades
Congratulations Girl Scout graduates! We want to keep you connected to Girl Scouts as a Girl Scout alum! Share your post-graduation plans with Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont We want to know what’s next for you! Let us know where you’re going to college, or if you’re joining the military, or where you have accepted … Continue reading Congratulations Girl Scout Graduates!
Madeline Duvall, one of our Riding Instructors in Training (RIIT) at Circle C Equestrian Center was recently awarded a $1,000 academic scholarship from Equus, which will go toward her undergraduate studies. Duvall received the scholarship in appreciation for her volunteer service on behalf of horse welfare. Cathy Thacker, Outdoor Experience Specialist at Circle C, is … Continue reading Riding Instructor in Training Receives Academic Scholarship