November is upon us! As the cooler weather settles in, and the pumpkin spiced beverages make their return, you may want to think twice before accepting a plastic straw. This year we’re celebrating the fifth annual “No Straw November” by saying “no thanks” to straws. The “No Straw November” movement was started by Girl Scouts … Continue reading NO STRAW NOVEMBER
KICK OFF THE NEW YEAR THE RIGHT WAY! Ready, set, go! The Fall Product Program sale is underway as of September 24, 2021! Before the long-anticipated cookie season arrives, Girl Scouts first partake in an annual fall program to earn troop startup funds for the new membership year! The Fall Product Program gives troops and … Continue reading FALL PRODUCT PROGRAM
It has been a long year of Zoom calls and indoor activities. While our extra time at home allowed us to get incredibly creative with new ways to stay busy, the call to explore the outdoors has never been greater. To allow more Girl Scouts to connect with their surroundings and engage in outdoor education, … Continue reading What’s New at Camp Arnaz?
Girl Scouts get advice from our Top Entrepreneurs for how to make cookie season a success!
Celeste Elkort recognized the hardships that some of her unhoused community members were facing, and she wanted to do something about it. Although the pandemic shutdowns presented plenty of obstacles, Celeste remained determined. This Ambassador Girl Scout, a senior at Westlake High School, reached out to Trish Carruth at Calvary Community Church and started to … Continue reading Community Care Resource Handbook – Celeste Elkort
A recap of just some of the ways Girl Scouts of California's Central Coast gave back to their communities in the year 2020.
Can you feel it in the air? The season of giving is almost here! As we prep for the holidays with excitement to spend time with our loved ones, we also look for ways to support our fellow community members that need it most. This year has been challenging in many ways, but Girl Scouts … Continue reading Ways to Give This Holiday Season
Tips for how to keep your Girl Scout Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador troops engaged and inspired all the way until graduation.
Olivia (Lulu) Gaitan is a senior at San Marcos High School in Santa Barbara. When she set out to begin her journey to the Girl Scout Gold Award, Lulu wanted to create a way for the teens and elders in her community to interact. In order to cultivate these intergenerational friendships, she created TeenAngels, a … Continue reading Friendship Has No Age – Olivia (Lulu) Gaitan
Maya Johnson is a current senior at Thousand Oaks High School. Upon visiting a pediatric therapeutic unit at a public health clinic, she noticed that a certain area was in dire need of renovations. Recognizing that the publicly funded clinic was not receiving the kind of attention it needed, Maya decided to take matters into … Continue reading Life Skills Center for Children with Various Abilities – Maya Johnson