When Volunteer Service Manager, Ariel Torres, returned to work eight weeks after giving birth, baby Owen joined her, making him the fourth baby to participate in Girl Scouts of California’s Central Coast’s Infant at Work Program. Through this new program, employees who are new mothers, fathers, or legal guardians are allowed to bring their infant … Continue reading Meet Our Tiniest Girl Scouts
Do you know a Girl Scout volunteer who always goesabove and beyond? Take a moment to think about how Girl Scouts would change if there were no volunteers. What would that environment look like? Volunteers are an essential resource for all Girl Scouts success, which is why volunteer appreciation is so important. Volunteers give their … Continue reading VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION
NO STRAW NOVEMBER
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
FALL PRODUCT PROGRAM
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
What’s New at Camp Arnaz?
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?
Advice for First-Time Cookie Entrepreneurs (From the Pros!)
Girl Scouts get advice from our Top Entrepreneurs for how to make cookie season a success!
Community Care Resource Handbook – Celeste Elkort
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
How Girl Scouts Gave Back in 2020
A recap of just some of the ways Girl Scouts of California's Central Coast gave back to their communities in the year 2020.
Ways to Give This Holiday Season
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 Keeping Older Troops Inspired
Tips for how to keep your Girl Scout Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador troops engaged and inspired all the way until graduation.