The family of Girl Scouting

When I was in elementary school I joined the girl scouts and my mom was one of the leaders. When I was in 5th grade, my mom was struck by a vehicle while walking home from my grandmother’s home. We nearly lost her. She was hospitalized for more than a month and...

My Girl Scout Experience

I gazed through the door of an elementary classroom and longed to be part of that Brownie Troop even though I was too young! But before you knew it I was older and became a Brownie, Junior, Cadette and Senior even experiencing a Wide Opportunity in Washington D.C. at...

Once a Girl Scout…

Girl Scouts has been my family and role model since I was in second grade. I first became involved in 1971 when I signed up to be a Brownie. My leader became a caregiver who helped support my goals. My father passed away when I was nine, and my leader was an adult who...

It’s the Next Best Thing to Being There!!!

My first introduction to Sisterhood was when my mother signed me up to be a Brownie Girl Scout in first grade. I stuck it out through high school because I had an amazing troop and leaders who continued to inspire me and taught me how to work and live with a group of...

My camp name is Frog

I became a Brownie in 1969. My father was in the Army, and each time we moved, my mother signed up all four girls for Girl Scouts in our new neighborhoods right away. This gave us an instant sense of community and was a familiar touchstone, no matter where we were....