As a girl growing up in a small northern Wisconsin community Girl Scouts was a perfect fit for me. My mom was our leader for years. As a college student I was lucky to work at Camp Shantituck in Kentucky for five summers. At this camp I was encouraged and empowered to share Scouting with younger girls. I also gained friends who have lasted a lifetime. Our camp friends gather at our camp for a reunion every three years. During this time we organized the Joyce Seymour Leadership Fund and have raised a million dollars to send girls to outdoor leadership experiences. These friends hold a dear place in my heart. Scouting made me into the woman I am now.