Who do you want the girl in your life to become? Whether she is 5 or 17, you want her to become self-confident, strong, and compassionate. You want her to respect herself and others, make good decisions, be open to new challenges, and use her skills and talents to make her world a better place. You want her to build strong friendships, be a leader, and put her values into practice in her everyday life.You want her to become her best self.
Social pressure, image issues, and uncertain security—there are so many potential hurdles to girls' well-being. For 100 years, Girl Scouts has been helping girls realize their full potential and everything that the Girl Scout Leadership Experience provides.What Do Girl Scouts Do?
Girl Scouting provides girls with opportunities to address the important issues in their lives. Girl Scouts do almost anything girls like to do! Girl Scout activities are open to all girls who are members of Girl Scouting, are based on the Girl Scout Promise and Law
, and the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, follow health and safety standards, and are done with the support of caring, trained adults.
Based on expert research and developed through years of experience, Girl Scouting provides engaging and worthwhile activities that respond to the needs of today's girls, with flexibility that respects their busy lives—and yours! Your Time, Your Life
Your calendar is full. Your to-do list is jam-packed. You want to help out, but it's almost impossible to find the time. Don't panic. You don't have to give up your life to support your girl. Because there are only so many hours in a day, girls, along with their parents and guardians, have to balance many growing and diverging interests, commitments, and responsibilities in a world of PDAs and PTAs. You'll be surprised at how flexible Girl Scouting is today.Customize Your Role
From being the "head cheerleader" who encourages and supports his or her daughter in Girl Scouting, to accompanying the girls on a field trip to a local museum to being her troop’s cookie manager to serving as a council program volunteer. If you are interested in getting involved, talk with your daughter’s troop leader or click on the volunteer information button below.
Here are a few of the many ways you can support your daughter’s troop and beyond:
• Provide transportation and be a chaperone for a troop outing
• Teach girls a new skill
• Learn first aid from a Girl Scout approved resource to support the troop
• Become an archery, rappel or zipline instructor for the troop
• Become an advocate in your community for Girl Scouting