What is Girl Scouts?

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Girl Scouts is a movement dedicated to building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place through the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE). The GSLE is what girls do in Girl Scouts, who they do it with, how they do it, and how they will benefit. It is a one-of-a-kind leadership development program for girls.

What is Girl Scouts?


Girl Scout Leadership Experience


What Girl Scouts Do

 A unique aspect of Girl Scouting is the breath of activities that Girl Scouts get to experience, like:

  • Badges and awards
  • Girl Scout Traditions
  • Community service projects
  • Outdoor experiences
  • Entrepreneurship Programs-Cookies
  • Special Experiences


Who They Do It With

It's important that Girl Scouts feel safe and supported when participating in Girl Scouts. It is the Troop Leader's responsibility to create a positive troop culture. This can be done by showing and providing:

  • Care
  • Encouragement
  • Inclusivity
  • Emotional Safety
  • Positive Peer Relationships


How They Do It 

Girl Scouts explore leadership roles in an age-appropriate way, through three unique processes:

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They provided a framework for how to complete activities, and youth to develop the skills, values, and attitudes of Girl Scouts.


How They Benefit

Through the GSLE framework, Girl Scouts gain important skills, and take action to make a difference in their communities which lead to them gaining 5 long lasting outcomes.

  • Strong Sense of Self
  • Positive Values
  • Challenge Seeking
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Community Problem Solving

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