Girl Scouts

Girl Scout Mission

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

 

100+ Years

Founder Juliette Gordon Low organized the first Girl Scout Troop on March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia.

 

An American Institution

Girl Scouts of the USA was chartered by the U.S. Congress on March 16, 1950.

 

Still Growing Strong

Today, there are 3.2 million Girl Scouts—2.3 million girl members and 890,000 adult members working primarily as volunteers.

 

Empowering Girls

In Girl Scouts, girls discover the fun, friendship, and power ofgirls together. Through a myriad of enriching experiences, such asextraordinary field trips, sports skill-building clinics, communityservice projects, cultural exchanges, and environmental stewardships,girls grow courageous and strong. Girl Scouting helps girls developtheir full individual potential; relate to others with increasingunderstanding, skill, and respect; develop values to guide their actionsand provide the foundation for sound decision-making; and contribute tothe improvement of society through their abilities, leadership skills,and cooperation with others.

For more information about our local Girl Scouts or Brownies contact Liza Maldonado at (210) 254-0821.