• What's It All About? #tbt 1973

    Girl Scouting- What is can and should mean to today's girl as she prepares for the future. Article by Audrey Finkelstein, Leader Magazine 1973 What's Girl Scouting all about?  Is it just a program-an activity? Or is it an ideal, a philosophy, a way of life?  In other words, is it what happens to the girl during the activity itself?   We are a value-rooted, people-centered MOVEMENT, and "movement" means "a series of acts working toward some desired aim."  Our aim is better people; not better knot tiers; not better fire builders; not better artists, but better people. To be sure, when a Girl Scout has completed a part of the program, her badge of proficiency says that she is competent and can be relied upon in that, but that is a bonus.  Our reason-for-being is not fire-building, but cha…

    December
    11 2014
  • Little Free Library: Troop 4 helping others start their own!

    Girl Scout Troop 4 built a Little Free Library which got vandalized shortly after it opened. Here is the story about how this group of Girl Scouts created a great community resource, learned about challenges and adversity, and then rose up and made something even better that could be shared with even more people!   Interested in starting your own Little Free Library?  Apply now for this awesome resource: Troop 4 Little Library Grant Application.

    December
    04 2014
  • March with the Girl Scouts in the Holiday Parades

    Participating in community parades is part of the fun of Girl Scouting.  This year there are parades in nearly every community we serve.  While we can’t participate in every parade, this year there are a number of holiday parades that where Council Staff are organizing Girl Scout involvement.  We would love for your troop to be a part of the fun with us.  In communities where we haven’t been able to take on parade entry organization, we hope that you’ll sign on to participate and send us photos of your girls in action. Info to get involved in the Council sponsored entry is below for parades in your area. Council organized participation in Holiday Parades 2014 Oro Valley Saturday December 13th 9:30am Contact: Timalee Nevels 520-319-3159 tnevels@girlscoutssoaz.org Staging is at Ironwo…

    December
    04 2014
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