Heart of Gaston Service Unit held a Girl Scout Rocks event at Bit of Hope Ranch. The girls had a rededication ceremony, tie dyed shirts, painted rocks, made s’mores and swaps and donated gifts for Juliette Gordon Low’s birthday. They concluded the event with a “pass the light” ceremony, where each girl had a candle … Continue reading #TroopTuesday: Girl Scouts Rock with Bit of Hope Ranch
Girl Scout Troop 42504 of Asheville got the chance to spend the night at Ripley’s Aquarium in Gatlinburg. The girls had the whole aquarium to themselves! They participated in a trivia game and scavenger hunt and made penguin art on T-shirts and pillowcases. They also watched a stingray dive show and got to touch jellyfish, … Continue reading #TroopTuesday: PJ Party with Penguins
Three Heart of Gaston troops didn’t let below freezing temperatures keep them away as they went on an Art Walk through downtown Gastonia. Julie Heath from Keep Gastonia Beautiful led the tour, explaining each sculpture, painting and statue. The girls enjoyed the chance to appreciate all the beautiful art and learn about the history of … Continue reading #TroopTuesday: Braving the Cold for Downtown Gastonia Art Walk
Girl Scout 13084 of Statesville collected over six shopping carts full of donations. They also visited Statesville’s Goodwill Retail Store to learn about Goodwill’s mission to help people and communities. They weren’t the only ones who used this project as an opportunity to see how Goodwill operates. Girl Scout Troop 13282 of Forest City, Girl … Continue reading #TroopTuesday: Troops Participate in Good Turn for Goodwill
Troop 13148 of Clemmons joined in welcoming a family at their Habitat for Humanity Home Dedication. The Girl Scouts put together "Stock the Pantry" themed baskets for the new family as they celebrated their milestone of home ownership. Thank you, Troop 13148, for making a difference in your community!
This week's #TroopTuesday is a shout out to the Cadette's of Troop 13042. These Girl Scouts have been working hard on their Breathe Journey, which encourages girls to explore the air all around them, learn air-clearing strategies and improve their personal air space. The goal of this Journey is to help girls find the breathing … Continue reading #TroopTuesday: Girl Scouts Improve Air Quality for Veterans
Troop 42504 entered the child division and placed in the top 10 for their entry at the National Gingerbread House Competition at Asheville's The Omni Grove Park Inn. The winners were selected by a panel of judges including celebrity chef Carla Hall (pictured with Troop 42504), James Beard Award-winning chef Cheryl Forberg, and Mark Seaman, … Continue reading #TroopTuesday: Success at the National Gingerbread House Competition