Making the world a better place is central to the Girl Scout mission. This year, as our world neighbors help the people of Haiti recover from a catastrophic earthquake, Girl Scouts have the opportunity to set a special cookie goal and designate a portion of their sale proceeds to go toward many of the relief efforts.
GSWPA Town Hall Meetings are scheduled and open to members age 14 and older. Agenda items include:
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Haitians, their friends and families, as they begin the process of managing the aftermath of the catastrophic earthquake of January 12. We have received numerous calls from Girl Scouts around the country asking how to help.
The 2010 Awards of Distinction Dinner will be held on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at the Omni William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh, PA.
The Girl Scout Cookie program begins January 8, when over 35,000 girls in grades K-12 will design business cards, presentations, newsletters, press kits, charts and posters to encourage customers to support their goals by purchasing Girl Scout Cookies.
New York, N.Y.–Girl Scouts everywhere are encouraged to tell the world how they are Remarkable, Energetic, Aspirational Leaders by entering the Justine R.E.A.L. Girl contest where the prize is a feature in the national teen/tween lifestyle magazine, Justine.
Girl Scout Merchandise is pleased to announce that Old Navy stores will feature exclusive Girl Scout t-shirt designs for toddlers and girls in its 998 stores in the United States.
In partnership with the University of Pittsburgh Women’s Basketball Team, Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania presents Game On! Girl Scouts from across western Pennsylvania will learn about good sportsmanship and balancing healthy lifestyles through a series of fun activities including a cheer and dance clinic, on-court contests and interactive games. Then, girls and their families are invited to cheer on the Pitt Women’s Basketball Team as they take on 2009 National Champs, UCONN.
Girl Scout Study Finds That More Youth Today Say They Would Make Responsible Choices than Predecesso
A nationwide survey released December 2, 2009 by Girl Scouts of the USA finds that more American teenagers say they would make responsible decisions on a range of issues from lying and cheating to smoking and drinking than young people just a generation ago.
CARE, Girl Scouts of the USA, Seventeen magazine and The Documentary Group set into motion The Power of Girls, a ground-breaking partnership that will connect girls worldwide and mobilize them around important global issues, including the critical role that girls' education and leadership plays in addressing poverty. The Power of Girls puts girls at the heart of a conversation about the most important issues of our time.