Category Archives: Community Service

Happy Birthday Juliette!

Juliette Gordon Low, founder of Girl Scouts of the USA, was born Juliette Magill Kinzie Gordon on October 31, 1860, in Savannah, Georgia. “Daisy,” as she was affectionately called by family and friends, was the second of six children born … Continue reading

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Sign Her Up for Girl Scouts

Adventure. Confidence. Leadership. Be a part of every inspiring moment she’ll experience as she unleashes her G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ potential to accomplish amazing things. At Girl Scouts, she’ll try new things, face challenges head-on, and find creative solutions to the … Continue reading

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Help Her Find Her Girl Squad

Think about that one friend of yours—the one you’ve known forever, who remembers your goofiest fashion moments, who’s cheered you on through every adventure (and, okay, a few misadventures), who you can go without seeing for months and pick right … Continue reading

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In a World of Boys’ Clubs, Give Her One of Her Own

Although your daughter likely goes to school with boys, and might play Saturday morning sports and share the local playground with them, the realities of her day-to-day life are anything but the same as those of her male peers. In … Continue reading

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6 Things All Girls Should Know Before They’re 16

Whether your daughter is in pre-K or heading to prom this year, it’s never too early (or too late) to give her the tools she’ll need to live her best life. And among the countless skills and bits of wisdom … Continue reading

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Operation Cookie Share – Decatur, May 31

Join Girl Scouts of Central Illinois and Earthmover Credit Union in Central Park on May 31st for our 5th annual Operation Cookie Share. Our friends at Neuhoff Media will be live from 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to honor all of those … Continue reading

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Show Our Planet Some Love!

We’re Girl Scouts. We know a thing or two about being green! It’s in our DNA. Our founder, Juliette Gordon Low, was a famous nature enthusiast—and we always encourage everyone to use our planet’s scarce resources wisely, for themselves and for … Continue reading

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The Girl Scout Difference!

Girl Scouts offers the best leadership development experience for girls in the world. Girl Scouts unleashes the G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ in every girl, preparing her for a lifetime of leadership—from taking a night-time hike under the stars to accepting a … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Volunteers: The Love is Real!

Everyone can agree that change is constant. And that experiencing something new is so much better when you have a cheerleader, friend, or mentor by your side. Girl Scout troop leaders and volunteers are the role models that help Girl … Continue reading

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