In 2012, Girl Scouts will commemorate 100 years of building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania (GSWPA) has begun planning these initiatives and seeks feedback from both girl and adult members and our neighbors in the 27-counties of Western Pennsylvania which GSWPA serves.
The fourth annual Fayette County Girl Scout Day Camp will be held Tuesday, June 22 – Thursday, June 24 at Shady Grove Campground in Uniontown, PA. The day camp is open to all girls entering grades 1-5 in the fall of 2010. Girls, who are not currently Girl Scouts, are welcome to attend. Activities take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day and bus transportation is provided from locations throughout Fayette County.
Congratulations to the following adult volunteers who were recently honored by Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania.
(Pittsburgh, PA) On March 20, 2010, the Board of Directors for Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania accepted a recommendation of a program and property task group to divest of six camp properties. The council began a long-range plan and study in 2009 to review the usage and program potential of its 15 council-owned camp properties.
The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest award that a Girl Scout Senior or Ambassador in grades 9-12 may earn. Someone once described the Girl Scout Gold Award as being “what you really want to be remembered for” in Girl Scouting. For many, the leadership skills, organizational skills, and sense of community and commitment that come from “going for the Gold” set the foundation for a lifetime of active citizenship.
Pittsburgh, PA - The 2010 Awards of Distinction Dinner will be held on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 6 p.m. at the Omni William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh, PA.
Troops 44003 from Mans Choice, 40078 from Johnstown, 30715 from Tionesta, 10301 from New Castle, 53548 from Washington, 50999 from Cheswick and 30200 and 30353, both from Erie, were identified by Secret Shoppers for holding a successful booth sales during the 2010 Girl Scout Cookie Sale program.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania’s Alumnae Association host a Cookies & Cocktails Happy Hour for adult alumnae, business professionals and other friends on Wednesday, April 21 from 5 – 7 p.m. at the OTB Bicycle Café located at 2518 E. Carson Street on Pittsburgh’s Southside.
Greensburg, PA – Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania (GSWPA) has been awarded a grant from The Greensburg Foundation Fund of the Community Foundation of Westmoreland County.