Girl Scouts

[Video] “Earth Defenders” – A Tabacco Awareness Program by Girl Scouts Academy in Washington

More than 4.5 trillion cigarette butts are littered worldwide each year. Truth Initiative®, the national public health organization building a culture where all youth and young adults reject tobacco, has partnered with Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital in the Greater Washington Region, to engage more than 2,000 girls in the fight against tobacco. The ‘Earth Defender’ curriculum teaches Girl […]

Girl Scouts Introduces 30 New Badges Now to Power Girl Leadership

The unique Girl Scout environment provides fun, exciting, and essential experiences that carry into girls’ future careers and life success; the KPMG Women’s Leadership Study of more than 3,000 professional and college women shows that early exposure to leadership has a significant impact on a woman’s perceptions of her ability to lead. Additionally, 76 percent of women […]

Girl Scouts to Introduce More Tweens & Teens to the Wonders of the Outdoors

According to the Girl Scout Research Institute’s More Than S’mores: Successes and Surprises in Girl Scouts’ Outdoor Experiences, girls benefit immensely from exposure to the outdoors. Data showcases direct connections between outdoor experiences and Girl Scouts’ understanding of their leadership potential. Despite the benefits of experiencing the outdoors, about 60 percent of girls are not […]

Interview With Girl Scouts CEO Anna Maria Chavez

By: Cristy Clavijo-Kish Girl Scouts Helping Tweens Build Confidence, Character & Courage When Katherine and I heard that the new Girl Scouts of the USA CEO was a Latina- we can honestly report our excitement. We have been active Girl Scout Troop Leaders in South Florida for 4 years now since our girls started Kindergarten […]