#TroopTuesday: A Visit to the Big Apple!

Troop 2498 of Black Mountain, NC traveled to New York City August 1-5, 2019. These Girl Scouts had a busy trip! They visited Time Square, became pros at riding the subway, saw a Broadway play and did a Broadway workshop, took the ferry to the Statue of Liberty and toured Ellis Island, explored the Museum … Continue reading #TroopTuesday: A Visit to the Big Apple!

#TroopTuesday: A Trip of a Lifetime

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

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

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 the 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

Be a part of G.I.R.L. 2020! Delegate Application Now Available!

Would you like to be one of 15,000+ Girl Scout members, friends, supporters and families for the biggest and best ULTIMATE CELEBRATION OF G.I.R.L.s!? If so, meet us in sunny Orlando, Florida for the G.I.R.L 2020 conference happening October 21 – 25, 2020! In 10 months, Girl Scouts will dominate Orlando as Girl Scouts of … Continue reading Be a part of G.I.R.L. 2020! Delegate Application Now Available!

Caroline Trollinger Shares Her Destinations Experience

Girl Scout Caroline Trollinger of Hendersonville and a member of Girl Scout Ambassador Troop 1901, traveled to Seattle, Washington this summer as part of the San Juan Bay Kayak Trip, a Girl Scout Destinations program. Trollinger was one of 12 girls who headed to the San Juan Islands off the coast of the Pacific Northwest … Continue reading Caroline Trollinger Shares Her Destinations Experience

Girl Scout Visits Advanced Space Academy as Part of the Girl Scout Destinations Program

Girl Scout Rylee Westerlund, Pfafftown, a member of Girl Scout Senior Troop 1929, traveled to Huntsville, Alabama this summer as part of the Advanced Space Academy Destinations trip. Westerlund, who had attended the regular Space Academy a few year ago, chose to go on this trip because she wanted to continue learning more about the … Continue reading Girl Scout Visits Advanced Space Academy as Part of the Girl Scout Destinations Program

Local Girl Visits Space Academy as Part of Girl Scout Travel Opportunity

Girl Scout Marissa Vernon, Lewisville, a member of Girl Scout Cadette Troop 2385, traveled to Huntsville, Alabama this summer as part of the Space Academy Destinations trip. During her trip, Vernon learned about space, gravity, stars, space missions, astronauts and everything in between. She was also able to experiment with model rockets and participate in … Continue reading Local Girl Visits Space Academy as Part of Girl Scout Travel Opportunity

Making the World a Better Place

Girl Scout Ambassador Kathryn Thomas reflects on how Girl Scouting and her experiences have shaped her future thinking.  Every other Wednesday for the past 11 years at approximately 6:15 p.m.,  I have recited the  Girl Scout Promise and Law. I have promised to live by this collection of character traits and actions. We all know how it … Continue reading Making the World a Better Place