With the whole family spending more time at home, it’s easy to get a little stir crazy. To ease the long days without school or organized sports, we’ve put together some activities that your Girl Scout (and her siblings!) can easily do at home. Beat the boredom and try out one of these ideas! Beef … Continue reading At-Home Activities to Keep Your Girl Engaged
During times of uncertainty, it is crucially important to look after your mental health to ensure you remain happy and healthy! This is especially true for our older Girl Scouts, who may be in the process of applying to colleges, studying for exams, or getting ready to leave their childhood homes. Taking the time to … Continue reading Stress-Relieving Activities for Girls
With every bite of your favorite Girl Scout Cookie, you are doing so much more than simply enjoying a special treat! In fact, more than half of female entrepreneurs and business owners are Girl Scout alums. When you make a Girl Scout Cookie purchase, you’re helping the next generation of young female entrepreneurs get an … Continue reading How the Girl Scout Cookie Program Builds Entrepreneurs
Tania Chavez, an outstanding volunteer from Oceano, got her start in Girl Scouts as a Brownie with her own mom as the troop leader. Her experiences with Girl Scouts stuck with her and when her own daughter entered kindergarten, she wanted her to discover the same kind of special friendships and sisterhood. Since then, most … Continue reading Meet Our Volunteers – Tania Chavez
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
Girl Scouts have been making a difference in their communities and the world beyond for over 100 years. In 1912, Juliette Gordon Low set out to create an organization that would give girls the opportunity to try new things they had never been exposed to before, such as camping, hiking, and forestry. At a time … Continue reading A Century of Girl Scout Uniforms
Happy National Hispanic Heritage Month! Each year from September 15th to October 15th, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month by celebrating the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon B. … Continue reading National Hispanic Heritage Month
With the changing of the seasons comes tricks, treats…and Girl Scout Fall Products! The 2019 Fall Product Program officially kicked off on September 27th, and our girls are ready to get going! This is the perfect time for Girl Scouts to earn startup funds for the new Girl Scout membership year by reaching out to … Continue reading Falling for Fall Product!