Ariella Hirsch with Girl Scouts of California's Central Coast invented an articulated arm for wheelchair users, which she shared with local veteran organization and their members.
Katie Wu from Girl Scouts of California's Central Coast earns her Gold Award with the project, "Let the Music Speak!" She gave free piano lessons to children from low-income families to teach musicality and creativity.
Cecilie Rasmussen Now more than ever, it’s important to wear face masks to protect ourselves and those around us. But when those masks aren’t disposed of properly, they can do serious damage to our environment and the animals that inhabit it. On the other hand, not everyone can afford to buy pricey new reusable face … Continue reading Covid-19 Eco-Friendly Face Masks and Virtual Class – Cecilie Rasmussen
Gold Award Girl Scout Brynne Stevens launches the Passion for Writing Initiative to encourage students to explore the creative side of writing.
Sommer Salinas grew up attending military events and helping out wherever she was needed. Her uncle is the Commander in Chief for the Hollister Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) post 9242, and her family was the chosen Military Family of the Year in 2015 for the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) event. One … Continue reading Hollister Veterans of Foreign War Museum – Sommer Salinas
Jessica Shiflett, a current senior at Adolfo Camarillo High School, is half Thai and has had the privilege of visiting family in Thailand every summer. Year after year, she was shocked to see the number of visually impaired individuals on the streets in each city she went to. While Thai students in traditional primary schools … Continue reading Expanding the Minds of the Blind in Thailand through the English Language – Jessica Shiflett
Molly McNulty is a senior at Newbury Park High School. After noticing an increasing amount of reports on the death of regional predators, such as mountain lions, from the consumption of rodenticide, she became inspired to educate her community on the impact of these harmful chemicals on wildlife. Focusing on local owl populations, she noted … Continue reading Rodenticide and its Effect on our Local Wildlife – Molly McNulty
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
Jenna Stuck is a current senior at Royal High School in Simi Valley. She was concerned that her community lacked knowledge about feral cats and the resources available to control local colony populations. Lack of action allows feral cat colonies to continue to grow year after year, which can result in damages to a neighborhood’s … Continue reading Feral Cat Structure – Jenna Stuck
Sophia Pelaez is an Ambassador Girl Scout from Troop 60001 in Ventura. A high school senior this year, Sophia has, “personally seen some of [her] strongest and smartest peers break down and crumble under the stress and pressure that comes from academics, sports, extracurricular activities, and the college application process.” She is also the daughter … Continue reading Hands, Head, Heart – Sophia Pelaez