Leadership Competencies for High School Students – Riley Dart

Central Coast New Tech High School in Nipomo, CA, is unique to the other schools in its area. The institution utilizes Project Based Learning (PBL), an instructional approach that shifts away from teacher-centered instruction and instead emphasizes student-centered projects. Instead of the traditional lecture format where students are often left wondering, “Why are we learning … Continue reading Leadership Competencies for High School Students – Riley Dart

The Busy Parent’s Guide to Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts have the opportunity to do amazing things, from conducting science experiments and scaling mountaintops to running a small business and giving back to their communities. While all parents want their girls to have these incredible experiences, many are deterred from joining or volunteering because of one question: What is the time commitment? The … Continue reading The Busy Parent’s Guide to Girl Scouts

Gold Award Girl Scouts – Alina Tong

Girl Scout Alina Tong, 17, from Oak Park previously suffered a traumatic brain injury from which she experienced difficulty returning to her school system. Noticing the lack of awareness surrounding these types of injuries, Alina began her project, “Learn, Prevent, Care: Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness,” to share her experience with students and teachers so that … Continue reading Gold Award Girl Scouts – Alina Tong

Girl Scouts Launches 42 New Badges to Mobilize Girls to Change the World

Girl Scouts of California’s Central Coast and Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today reveal 42 new badges exclusively for girls in grades K–12 that allow them to make their own choices about how they want to experience and influence the world. The badges enhance the organization’s existing girl-led programming, offering girls everything from adventuring … Continue reading Girl Scouts Launches 42 New Badges to Mobilize Girls to Change the World