Category Archives: Community Service

Celebrate Girl Scout Week Like a G.I.R.L.

Girl Scout week is just around the corner, March 11-17. Let’s get ready for that special time of the 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, … Continue reading

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World Thinking Day 2018

As a Girl Scout, you are part of a special group of girls that stretches across the world. On February 22 of each year, Girl Scouts and Girl Guides from 146 countries celebrate World Thinking Day. (That’s one big celebration!) Celebrated … Continue reading

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Start the New Year with Community Service

It’s the New Year’s resolution to end all New Year’s resolutions, and it’s so, so Girl Scouts! This year, do things a little differently, and resolve to give back to yourself by giving back to others. That’s right. We’re calling … Continue reading

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What Girl Scouts Means to Me!

What today’s girls say about being in Girl Scouts Being a Girl Scout means that I get to help and educate people, learn new things about the world, and have fun while I do it. Tory, 13 We have a … Continue reading

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Are you up for the challenge of changing lives this summer?

Former Disney CEO, Michael Eisner, summed it up when he described his days as a summer camp counselor as some of the most valuable leadership training he has ever had. From the outside looking in, many people see the camp … Continue reading

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Giving Back Everyday

Today, November 28 is a Day of Giving. A resolution that Girl Scouts are attuned to every day of the year in making the world a better place. From singlehandedly picking up trash on Earth Day. To laying a wreath … Continue reading

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Grow Your Girl Scout Troop

What’s even more fun than a new year of Girl Scouts? Welcoming new girls to your troop! After all, new members bring fresh ideas, different ways of looking at things, and excitement that can spark creativity and energize everyone. Plus, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Juliette Gordon Low!

Today we celebrate a special day for Girl Scouts across the nation. Not only is today one of the most imaginative and fun days of the year, but today is also Founder’s Day – the 157th birthday of Juliette Gordon Low, … Continue reading

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Girl Scouts and Code.org: Preparing Girls to Smash Glass Ceilings in STEM!

Girl Scouts is all about being girl-led, and developing new programs is no exception. That’s why we surveyed girls to find out which science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) topics they most want to explore. The results weren’t surprising—computer science, … Continue reading

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Happy 2018 GS Membership Year!

Here at GSCI we are all very excited to kick off our new membership year with optimism that we are poised to bring the Girl Scout Leadership Experience to thousands of girls across the state of Illinois! Of course, we couldn’t … Continue reading

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