Glen Carbon, Illinois – Girl Scouts unleashes the G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader) in every girl, preparing her for a lifetime of leadership and success. Whether she’s hiking in the woods, programming a robot or working with city hall to develop a community garden, a Girl Scout can choose from an exciting array of experiences to suit her interests at every age. Outdoor adventure, STEM exploration, community service, travel, lifelong friendships and positive female role models are just a few of the many opportunities that Girl Scouts has to offer.
Girls in grades K-12 and their parents are invited to discover more about Girl Scouting. Adult volunteers and leaders are also needed to assist newly formed girl troops. Volunteer opportunities are diverse, flexible and can be tailored to meet personal availability and interests. The cost to join Girl Scouts is $25 and financial assistance is available for girls and volunteers who quality. To learn more, visit Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois’ website, www.gsofsi.org.
Upcoming Girl Scout Registration Event in Your Area:
August 28 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
O’Fallon City Park
Contact: Stacy at firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact for Illini School: Nicole Smith at 618-799-7098 or email@example.com
Contact for St. Clare School: Winnie Kenney at Winnie_kenney@hotmail.com or 618-531-7223
Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois (GSSI) is a high-capacity Girl Scout council serving approximately 11,300 girls and engaging 4,550 adult volunteers in 40 ½ counties in Southern Illinois. GSSI Mission: Girl Scouts builds girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. The Girl Scouts organization is the world’s largest leadership development organization for girls. In partnership with committed adults, girls develop qualities that will serve them all their lives – such as strong values, social conscience, and conviction about their own potential and self-worth. Today’s Girl Scouts not only enjoy camping and crafts; they also explore math and science and learn about diversity, good citizenship, leadership and teamwork. Girl Scouting is the place where girls experience the fun, friendship and power of girls together. Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois is a not-for-profit organization supported by various United Ways throughout the region. Girl Scouts is a Proud Partner of United Way.
Please visit the GSSI website www.gsofsi.org and follow us on Facebook