• The MoveMent Volunteer Team

    On April 11th the MoveMent Volunteer hosted its 2nd annual Family Zoo day.  Over 80 Girl Scouts and family members attended as well as the public.  At the event Girls and their families were able to create a take home bird feeder, fuzzy caterpillar, create treat bags for use in the animal exhibits, a fun patch and feed the giraffes. The MoveMent Volunteer team is made up of currently registered male Girl Scouts.  The group was started just over two years ago and has since hosted events in mini golf, bowling and fishing.  Our goal is to show other men how they can take an active, fun and rewarding role in their own Girls Girl Scout experience. Volunteering in the MoveMent is a flexible way help all the Girl Scouts in Southern Arizona.  We meet the first Tuesday of the month at 5:30p, at…

    April
    17 2015
  • Volunteer Spotlight: Volunteers helping our girls appreciate volunteerism

    As part of our Volunteer Appreciation Week, we will be showcasing volunteers throughout the week on our website and throughout social media. Here is a great example of troop leaders reporting back on their girls volunteering in the community: By Kate Ashe I want to share with you what Girl Scout Troop 1934 did to make the world a better place.  Through cookie sales the girls were able to raise $500 for the Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona.   I was thinking of just donating that money to the diaper bank.  It would have been easier, but the girls would not be able to get a hands on experience.  Someone (Becki Ahrendt) suggested that I get a wish list and take the girls shopping.  And that is what we did. We got the wish list and to our surprise the wish list contain things other than diape…

    April
    15 2015
  • Girl Scouts are Outdoor Explorers

    Guest Post from Vicki Wright, GSUSA Outdoor Initiative Lead, Lifetime Girl Scout, Former CEO of multiple Girl Scout CouncilsGirl Scouts Launches Inaugural Badge Series Chosen by Girls This year, on its 103rd Anniversary, Girl Scouts is celebrating our commitment to providing fun and beneficial outdoor experiences for girls with the launch of a new series of outdoor badges, chosen by Girl Scouts themselves. Outdoor experiences are an integral part of Girl Scouts and are woven into Girl Scout program in such a way that girls feel comfortable trying new things and testing their limits, and gain confidence and acquire new skills in a safe and supportive all-girl environment. From a relaxed nature hike through the forests to teaming up on a wildlife conservation project to high-adventure …

    March
    13 2015
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