Swain County Girl Scouts Honor Karen Bartlett

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

#TroopTuesday: Troop Reunion Leads to Donation of Ozobots for P2P Girls

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

Women’s Roofing Group Volunteers at Camp Ginger Cascades

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

From Girl Member to Camp Staff to Troop Leader

Kendra Davis began in Girl Scouting as a Girl Scout Daisy when she was in kindergarten and has only kept moving up from there. As soon as she was old enough, she started attending summer camp at Camp Seven Springs. She fell in love with it and became a regular. After 11 years, she decided to … Continue reading From Girl Member to Camp Staff to Troop Leader

Local Engineer Gives Back to Girl Scouts with Her Time and Talents

When it comes to being a Girl Scout volunteer, there are so many ways you can do it! From troop leader and cookie mom to snack provider and program facilitator, working with our girls and learning from them is so inspiring, no matter how many hours (or minutes) you can give. Lori Stroud of Oak … Continue reading Local Engineer Gives Back to Girl Scouts with Her Time and Talents