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Girl Scouts focuses on the following content areas to enrich the Girl Scout experience for girls that follow the Girl Scout Leadership Experience. A few examples are listed here, and you can find out how to engage your troop in opportunities like these by visiting Girl Scout Program--Building Strong Girls

  • Leadership Awards 
    The Girl Scout Awards create opportunities for girls to take initiative and lead giving them skills and motivation to forge their own path and take charge of their future.
  • Outdoors
    Activities and camps that build outdoor skills and confidence for girls and adults.
  • Entrepreneurship
    Everyone knows about the Cookie and Fall Take Action Programs, but did you know that the Girl Scout Cookie Program is the longest running and largest financial literacy program for girls in the world? Through it and other business and financial literacy programs, girls and adults experience a range of opportunities including product sales, adult/girl skills-based workshops, career exploration, and money management.
  • Life Skills
    Providing girls skill building in communications, relationship building, citizenship and healthy living.
  • Travel and Adventure
    Adventures both near and far to help girls explore and experience new things.

GSNorCal's Program Department offers program to girls through these various ways:

Enrichment Programs

  • The Program Guideoffers events to all girls throughout the council designed to enrich their Girl Scout experience and retain their membership in Girl Scouting.
  • Special Interest Groups including Astronomy Clubs, Backpacking, and Robotics Teams.
  • Lending Library- Program boxes around various themes and badges are available for check-out by Troop Leaders and Service Unit volunteers.
  • Summer Resident Camps
  • Local service units offer numerous events, weekend Camporees or Encampments, and day or resident camps over spring break and in the summer.

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