Girl Scout camp plays an essential part in the growth of your girls, but it’s not always easy sending your daughter to camp for the first time. Angela shares her experience and why it turned out to be the best decision for her daughter.
At Girl Scouts of Northern California, we believe opportunity and experiences are the greatest gifts of all. Whether you are searching for the perfect gift for that proud Girl Scout in your life or you want to give back and help support the next generation of Girl Scouts, our 2017 gift guide has something for everyone.
A great way to move on from looking at what’s outside is meeting outside. In this post, Mary-Jane continues our journey through the Girl Scout Outdoor Progression Chart as she suggests a few fun activities to help your girls start interacting with the outdoors and complete Step 2: Meet Out.
A new membership year means fun, new adventures for girls. Mary shares the ins-and-outs of Volunteer Essentials and Safety Activity Checkpoints to help you get to know these two valuable online resources that every volunteer should bookmark.
Girl Scouts has a long history of getting girls outdoors, and getting your girls outside doesn’t have to be an overwhelming trek. So to help you with the process, Mary-Jane will be writing a blog post every month or so on fun and easy ways to move through the Girl Scout Outdoor Progression Chart. Check out Mary-Jane’s four suggestions on how to complete Step 1: Look Out.
Fun patches are one of our most popular items in our GSNorCal retail stores. With no specific requirements, they’re the perfect way to spark new ideas to help facilitate girl-led activities! In this post, our Director of Retail, Cambria, shares a few of her favorite new fun patches.
Ten years ago on October 1, 2007, five Girl Scout councils merged to form Girl Scouts of Northern California. In the spirit of our 10 year celebration, our CEO Marina Park shares 10 highlights from the last decade that have personally touched her heart and give her hope for our future.
Looking to level up your troop’s outdoor experience? In this Q&A, expert outdoorsman and author of Moon California Camping, Tom Stienstra shares his advice for camping with kids, helpful tips for first time campers, and suggests new campgrounds to explore in California.
New Journeys and badges are rolling out this summer at Girl Scouts of Northern California, and we want you to be among the first to get the exciting details!
Luckily, here in Northern California, we don’t have to go far to immerse ourselves in nature. Learn what to pack, where to go, and how to keep our local parks clean, so you and your girls can spend a summer together outside discovering what nature has to offer. Happy trails!
They come from diverse backgrounds, and they’re all passionate about inspiring confidence, curiosity, and leadership in girls. Meet the folks making camp magic happen this year!