Let’s Hear it for the Girls!

Brownie Troop 972 Embraces the Giving Spirit Making the world a better place is close to our hearts at Girl Scouts. From the moment a girl joins the Girl Scout Movement, she learns how even the youngest members can make a real difference in their communities. It’s something we Girl Scouts carry with us all…

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…

The Girl Scout Advantage: Meet Taylor

Taylor is one of the faces of GSHCC’s “Just Imagine” campaign, designed to show how Girl Scouting gives girls an advantage in life. We first met her last year, when her proud mom started sharing pics of Taylor and the fun she was having with Girl Scout Troop 1111 in Tracy. We saw images of…

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…

Let’s celebrate Girl Scout Week like a G.I.R.L.

Yay—Girl Scout Week is almost here! Let’s get ready for that special time of year when Girl Scouts of all ages celebrate and show the world what it means to be a G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™. Let’s make this year’s activities extra special. Here are a few ideas to get you started—one for each…

Girl Scout Volunteers, We Love You!

That’s right—we’re talking to you, our extraordinary volunteers, who tirelessly give of their hearts and time to help us unleash the leader in every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™. This Valentine’s Day, we want you to know that we see you, we appreciate you, and yes—we love you! We know we don’t say it nearly…

Girls Change the World

Girl Scouts are Go-getters, Innovators, Risk-takers and Leaders. We see this every day in the way we improve our communities and make the world a better place. Volunteerism and community service are a part of our Girl Scout DNA. Girls who have earned their Silver Award and/or Girl Scout Gold Award are eligible for the…

Intel Names Troop Leader Lisa Andrus Top Volunteer for 2016

Girl Scout Troop Leader Lisa Andrus was named by Intel Corporation as its top volunteer donor of the year. Wow! How does she do it? After talking with Lisa, we think you’ll agree that her work with Girl Scouts has been a labor of love. GSHCC: How long have you been a Girl Scout and…

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…

Two Local Girl Scouts Honored as 2016 “National Young Women of Distinction”

Each year, Girl Scouts of the USA confers special honors on ten young women who personify the organization’s goal of building girls of courage, confidence and character. Chosen from among recipients of the Girl Scout Gold Award nation’s 112 Girl Scout councils, these ladies are recognized as “National Young Women of Distinction.” Their Gold Award…