Meet the Vision Thrive Committee

As your Vision Thrive committee, we are volunteers who represent you. We want to know what your volunteer experience is like, and how we can help improve it. We come from all over the council, and we want to hear from you! Reach out to us at visionthrive@girlscoutshcc.org with questions or concerns about GSHCC’s move to…

Girl Scout Silver Award Success

Girl Scout Cadettes Juliet and Emma recently learned about a special organization that helps homeless youth, Wind Youth Services, and they decided to make that the focus of their Girl Scout Silver Award project. Wind Youth Services offers Sacramento youth meals, counseling, basic medical care, a clothing closet, sanitary supplies, employment, educational assistance and more….

Girl Scout Proud

Did you know that 2016 represents the 100th year of the Girl Scout Gold Award? It’s a big year! This week, three GSHCC Girl Scout Gold Award recipients (Manal, Ayana and Leyna) will join other Girl Scouts from around the country, and Girl Scouts of the USA CEO Anna Maria Chavez at a special centennial…

5 Steps to Earning Your Ranger Patch

Girl Scouts is continuing our exciting partnership with the National Park Service and the “Girl Scout Ranger Program,” a joint venture connecting girls with National Park Service sites throughout the United States, including monuments, seashores, and urban sites. Through this program, girls are invited to play outdoors, learn about national parks and why they’re preserved, and develop…

9 Awesome Ways a Girl Scout Leader Has Changed a Girl’s Life

Guess what? The Volunteer Appreciation Month fun continues! Today’s celebration? National Girl Scout Leader’s Day! Every year on April 22, we take the time to honor all the amazing Girl Scout volunteers who selflessly lead and mentor girls in big, powerful ways all year long. Yes, we’re talking to you Girl Scout Leader. You’re so…

Get Outdoors, Snap a Pic, and Be Part of Something Big!

Everyone knows Girl Scouts looove the outdoors. There’s just so much good waiting for us in every breath of fresh air, every ray of sunshine, every interaction with the magic of nature, and we revel in every minute of it. Whether we’re protecting the environment or just having fun, getting outside is definitely one of…

Consumer Giving Programs Support GSHCC

Many companies offer programs that provide rebates or donations to nonprofits like GSHCC when you shop at their stores or use their services. Grocery shopping, online shopping and more—there are many ways you can start earning rebates today that directly benefit local Girl Scouts.  Raley’s, Save Mart and Amazon offer great rewards. Raley’s Members of…

5 Money-Saving Tips for Teens

April is about more than awesome April Fool’s jokes, the April showers that precede the “May flowers” Easter Bunnies, and the start of warmer weather. April also kicks off Financial Literacy Month, a time we dedicate to making sure you, our future leaders, are on the path to financial independence. Whether you earn a weekly…

It’s Financial Literacy Month!

Girls see a future in which they are financially independent and empowered. However, only 12 percent say they feel “very confident” making financial decisions. Girl Scouts is dedicated to changing that number, giving girls the opportunity to gain valuable skills and become financially savvy not only through participation in the Girl Scout Cookie sale, but…

Thank you, Girl Scout volunteers—thank you SO much!

Every day, our amazing, dedicated and generous volunteers make all of the fun, friendship, leadership, and awesome new experiences that make up what it means to be a Girl Scout come to life for girls across the country. For that reason, and so many more, every April (National Volunteer Month!), we join with Points of…

Thank You

As the 2016 Girl Scout Cookie Program comes to a close, we at GSHCC would like offer sincere thanks to the moms and dads, cookie managers and troop leaders, retail store managers and shoppers—from beginning to end, this rewarding learning experience has been made possible by the good will, giving hearts and sheer determination of…