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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Girls, Parents, Volunteers

Girl Scouts Works — Ask Our Alumnae!

Here at Girl Scouts we define ourselves as the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. We’re 2.7 million strong—1.9 million girls and 800,000 adults—and we’re dedicated to building courageous and confident girls who make our world a better place. How do we know Girl Scouts does all we say it does? How do we know Girl Scouts works? Let’s look at our more than 59 million alumnae and find our answer! First, the Numbers The Girl Scout Research Institute gathers  ...

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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Girls, Parents

5 Signs You Were a Girl Scout!

Growing up in Girl Scouts, we discovered a world full of fun experiences, made a whole bunch of new friends, built our confidence, and made our world a little better along the way. And those are just a few of the benefits! Our alumnae say Girl Scouting was positive and rewarding for them and they rate their Girl Scout experiences very highly. While no list could show the entire collection of activities and experiences we had earning badges, selling cookies, going on exciting trips, outdoor  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Girls, Volunteers

Growing Mentors the Girl Scout Way

Can you recall someone who made you believe in yourself? Who took the time to really get to know your skills and values and then helped you accomplish a goal? Ask most successful adults how they got where they are today and they’ll tell stories of skill and determination, but almost always there will be someone who supported them and encouraged them to reach for that goal. This is mentoring at its best and it is what you as Girl Scout volunteers do every day for girls. Sometimes as  ...

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