Meet Local Legend Dr. Pam Marrone

It has been said that necessity is the mother of invention. That was definitely the case with Dr. Pam Marrone, founder and CEO of Marrone Bio Innovations in Davis, California. Former Girl Scout Marrone was named a “Local Legend” at Girl Scouts Heart of Central California and honored with an exhibit in the GSHCC STEM…

Girl Scout Strong

Troop 3100 of Roseville Dear Girl Scout Members, Volunteers and Supporters, I hope you and your families are well in light of the disastrous fires that have ravaged our region. We are proud to stand with you as you help friends, neighbors and sister Girl Scouts recover, and eventually rebuild. Coming together in times of…

Everything You Need to Know About the Seven New Outdoor Badges

Last month we introduced a whopping 23 new badges, and we’re proud to say that seven are focused on building girls’ outdoor skills and know-how. For each Girl Scout level, the Outdoor Journey is anchored by the newest Girls’ Choice badge: Troop Camping. Since 2015, Girl Scouts has invited girls to voice their opinion and vote…

Gather ’round the Campfire with These Camp Songs!

Camp season is here! While many are loading up their overnight bags, preparing their favorite fireside snacks, and picking out their favorite swimsuits, we’re all about the camp songs that’ll be ringing in the air. To prepare our campers for the ultimate sing-along session, Girl Scouts of the USA asked their Facebook audience for the…

3 Ways to Unleash Your Daughter’s Inner Wonder Woman

With unstoppable bravery, super-human strength, and unwavering dedication to truth and justice (not to mention that awesome outfit) it’s easy to understand why little girls might be obsessed with Wonder Woman right now—and why parents might find the classic super hero to be a good role model. What mom or dad wouldn’t want a daughter…

Why camp is a cell-free environment

    You’ve packed her sneakers, a sweatshirt for those cool evenings around the campfire, a swimsuit and her favorite stuffed animal. The camp checklist is all marked off, but you’re a little nervous…maybe you’ll feel better if you just pack one more thing. It’s not on the list, but you reason that it won’t…

Happy Campers: Why Camp is Important for Girls

Summer camp–the pitch a tent, explore the outdoors, sing around the campfire kind of camp–is not only a fun way to spend the summer, but it also provides a foundation of independence and leadership that can extend well into adulthood. “Camp is one of the few institutions where young people can experience and satisfy their…

The Results Are In: Meet the Winning Girls’ Choice Badge Designs!

Two weeks ago, girls had the chance to vote on one of two designs for the new badge they’ll be able to earn this coming fall—Troop Camping. (It’s her world—we’re just here to guide her!) Thanks to everyone who cast a vote and made their voices heard! Check out the winning designs—did your favorite take…

Oh, the Places She’ll Go!

Did you know that girls have the opportunity to travel to 17 states and 14 countries with Girl Scouts?! With Destinations you can swim with dolphins, explore the world, scuba dive with sea turtles, rock climb in Ireland or see Juliette Gordon Low’s birthplace, and so much more. Traveling with Girl Scouts isn’t your typical…