Think back to when you were younger: was there ever a time when you couldn’t wait until the next day for all of the fun to begin? Was it a trip to the beach or to the park? Or was it a trip to a museum with a group of friends?
At Girl Scouts of Connecticut, girls in grades K-12 can’t wait to learn new things, make new friends, and have some fun! Girl Scouts of Connecticut is the place for girls to take part in the ultimate girl-led experience. At Girl Scouts, girls are encouraged to choose their activities, decide what topics they want to explore, and determine how they want to go about exploring them.
Girl Scouts is the largest girl-led organization in the world, and it is a significant contributor to its members’ success in and enjoyment of life. Providing countless opportunities for making friends, trying new things, and exercising leadership skills through activities like building robots, participating in the Girl Scout Cookie Program, playing sports, and more. Girl Scouts is an exciting way to engage girls all year around!
Learn more about what Girl Scouts has to offer at their Joining Night events on Wednesday, Sept. 16. To find an event near you, visit gsofct.org.
New findings from the Girl Scout Research Institute (GSRI) show that it’s not just what girls do, but how they do it which makes Girl Scouting beneficial. When Girl Scout activities are girl-led, cooperative, and hands on, girls are more likely to be successful problem solvers and develop a positive sense of self.
From a Girl Scout Daisy in Kindergarten learning about nature, animals, and the environment, and coming out of her shell, to a Girl Scout Ambassador in high school earning the Gold Award and making a sustainable change in her community, the Girl Scout Leadership Experience will help them discover who they are and what they believe in, connect with others, and take action to make the world a better place.
While Girl Scouts of Connecticut is open to all girls K-12, anyone over the age of 18 can become a Girl Scout volunteer. Girls cannot experience Girl Scouting without adult volunteers, and each individual who volunteers will make a positive impact in a girl’s life.
Girl Scout volunteers come in all shapes and sizes: men, women, young professionals, retirees, college students, alumnae, and more. Be the role model she will always remember.
If you have an adventurous girl in mind who would love to explore in Girl Scouting, start the fun today! For information about a recruitment event near you, how you can become a Girl Scout volunteer, or how Girl Scouts of Connecticut can be a great place for your girl call 1-800-922-2770.