Girl Scouts of Western Ohio Blog

Browsing Category:

Family Experience

Family Experience, General

Free Being Me

Imagine a world free from appearance-related anxiety.  A world where girls are helping other girls define beauty for themselves… The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS), Girl Scouts of the USA and Dove have joined together to work towards this incredible vision.  To make this happen, we need leaders like you!  As a volunteer working directly with girls, you can boost the self-esteem of girls in your world by using the teaser found on the Girl Scouts of Western  ...

Continue Reading

Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Cookies & Beyond, Family Experience, General, Volunteer Experience

Financial Literacy and Girls

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uxRUUlFfCDs&w=560&h=315] This video shares some of the highlights from a study conducted by the Girl Scout Research Institute called Having It All: Girls and Financial Literacy. This study surveyed 1,000 girls ages 8-17 to find out about their confidence around financial literacy.  This study shows that while the majority of girls know it’s important for them to have strong financial literacy skills, only 12 percent of them feel  ...

Continue Reading