A recap of just some of the ways Girl Scouts of California's Central Coast gave back to their communities in the year 2020.
Make no mistake, racism is wrong. As a sisterhood 2.5 million strong, Girl Scouts are encouraged to come as they are, discover their passions, and create lasting change in their communities. Together as one unit, it is our mission to create a safe and welcoming space for all girls to reach their fullest potential, committing … Continue reading Be a Better Sister Patch Program
During school closures due to coronavirus, Girl Scout Troop 60729 from Thousand Oaks wanted to find a special way to congratulate their school’s graduating fifth graders. For their Bronze Award project, they put together culmination care packages for the students at Lang Ranch Elementary. The Bronze Award is the highest honor a Girl Scout Junior … Continue reading Congratulation Clips – Troop 60729 Bronze Award
Girl Scouts are taught to be honest and fair, friendly and helpful, considerate and caring, courageous and strong. Importantly, they’re taught to make the world a better place and be a sister to every Girl Scout. When the world is filled with racial injustices that sparks protest, grief, and unrest, it is imperative to engage … Continue reading Talking to Girls About Racism
Our beloved Daisy and Brownie Girl Scouts bring so much joy into our lives – they’re incredibly curious, outspoken, creative, and silly – and they bring an entirely new and refreshing perspective to the table! While their endless amount of energy is the perfect pairing for cookie booths and field days, with virtual meetings becoming … Continue reading Keeping Younger Troops Fantastically Focused
Even though your daily routine may have changed, Girl Scouts isn’t canceled! While we’ve been practicing social distancing and adjusting to change, we’ve managed to keep spirits high, stay busy, and continue to make the world a better place. Supporting Girl Scout experiences at home can be empowering for both you and your girl. By … Continue reading Girl Scouts Gone Virtual
When there is an overwhelming number of extracurricular activities you could enroll your girl in, you may wonder, “Why Girl Scouts?” Even as kindergarteners and first graders, girls can begin to develop important leadership characteristics that will continue to shape her growth. According to the Girl Scout Research Institute, Girl Scouts are more likely than … Continue reading Dynamic Daisies: 5 Benefits of Girl Scouting for Grades K-1
Beginning in 2012, Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. On December 3rd, Girl Scouts of California’s Central Coast is establishing a day of giving in honor of this movement, and we encourage the community to get involved by supporting the … Continue reading Giving Tuesday Comes December 3rd!
November 19th is National Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, and we are celebrating the girls today who are making great strides towards becoming the go-getters of tomorrow! While research shows that girls are actively interested in becoming entrepreneurs, developing financially stable futures, and using their skills to make an impact on the world, many feel they lack … Continue reading Today’s Girls, Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs
Jessica Knight is a recent Thousand Oaks High School graduate and avid animal lover. She’s spent the last six summers volunteering at the Helping Hands Healing Sanctuary farm in Newberg, Oregon, which specializes in farm animal therapy. Individuals that come to the farm for healing and equine therapy cover every walk of life, including veterans, … Continue reading Gold Award Girl Scouts – Jessica Knight