Once a Girl Scout, always a Girl Scout. These five women showed Henderson, NC that you never lose that Girl Scout courage, confidence or character- even more than 60 years later! Members of Girl Scout Troop 143 reunited in Henderson the weekend of October 18 to reminisce about “sleep-away camp,” selling cookies, visiting the Juliette … Continue reading #TroopTuesday: Girl Scout Troop 143 Reunites in Henderson
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!
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
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
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
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
Through the month of October, the Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens will be displaying community-designed scarecrows throughout their "Scarecrow Hollow" exhibit. One of these scarecrows was designed by the girls of Girl Scout Troop 20024 of Heart of Gaston Service Unit. The girls had a great time getting to use their creativity and design their very … Continue reading #TroopTuesday: Scarecrow Showcased in Stowe Botanical Gardens