Madeline Cooley, a current senior at Westlake High School, was well aware of the amount of time her peers spent looking at their cellphones. According to recent studies, half of teenagers say they’re addicted to their devices and feel like they spend too much time on them. With the goal to build awareness of how … Continue reading Digital Media Minimalism – Madeline Cooley
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a rare, neurological chronic pain disorder resulting in severe and constant pain. CRPS affects approximately 200,000 children and adults in the United States and there is no known cure. Jenna, a current sophomore at Newbury Park High School, was diagnosed with CRPS in 2016. “CRPS typically develops after an … Continue reading Pain Pals for CRPS Warriors – Jenna Naumann
One of Girl Scouts’ favorite ways to interact with community members, meet their goals, and sell with friends is to hold a cookie booth! Cookie booths are the perfect place for girls to leverage their cookie smarts, unleash their entrepreneurial spirit, and share what being a Girl Scout is all about. In order to make … Continue reading Booth Bosses: All about Cookie Boothing!
Nancy Cooper has had a long history with Girl Scouts. After her own experience as a Scout, she wanted the same for her daughter and happily volunteered with her troop. She became an assistant Troop Leader in 1994, a primary Troop Leader from 1995-2006, Service Unit manager for several years, Cookie Rally Coordinator for three … Continue reading Meet Our Volunteers – Nancy Cooper
To kick off the 2020 Girl Scout Cookie Season, we reached out to a few of our top-selling Girl Scouts from the 2019 program. These girls all sold 1,500 or more boxes throughout last year’s cookie season, and were eager to share some of their favorite selling tips, goals for the new year, and more! … Continue reading The 2019 Super Sellers Q&A
Carissa Chapa, a current senior at Oaks Christian High School, sought to bring recognition to a few of our favorite unsung heroes: guide dogs. These furry friends are essential to the blind and visually impaired members of our communities, however many are not familiar with the correct way to interact with them. With the goals … Continue reading Lending a Helping Paw – Carissa Chapa
Neha Thiyagarajan, a current Junior at Moorpark High School, had the goal to address the lack of cultural knowledge in her community. With both of her parents emigrating from India, Neha was raised to be proud of her rich Indian culture and heritage. She noticed that there was not enough accessible information or resources to … Continue reading Dance for Diversity – Neha Thiyagarajan
Today we are celebrating #Giving Tuesday. #Giving Tuesday is celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, and the shopping events on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. #Giving Tuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. With so many choices and great causes, we hope you will consider making a donation … Continue reading Giving Tuesday
This week we are celebrating our 10th Anniversary of Girl Scouts of California's Central Coast! GSCCC was formed in October 2007 by the merger of two great Girl Scout Councils with rich histories: Girl Scouts of Monterey Bay and Tres Condados Girl Scout Council. To honor this milestone, connect with our Facebook page and view … Continue reading We are Celebrating Our 10th Anniversary!
She’s earning badges, gaining new skills, exploring the great outdoors, and building a better world alongside her sisters. Every step of the way, she’s learning by doing—and at Girl Scouts, she has plenty of opportunities to jump in and make amazing things happen. Is your G.I.R.L. ready to take the leap? Visit us here!