The purpose of the Girl Scouts
Girl Scouts is an interest group where girls take charge, in partnership with committed volunteers, to make decisions and discover the fun, friendship, and power of girls teaming together in a supportive, nurturing environment.
How many people does it reach?
Every Girl Scout is part of a worldwide family of girls and adults in 145 countries. Today, there are 3.7 million Girl Scouts in the U.S., 2.7 million girl members and 928,000 adult members working primarily as volunteers. More than 50 million women in the U.S. today are Girl Scout alumnae.
Why should you join? Benefits?
You should join with Girl Scouts because this group will make you have fun with volunteering with other girls in the group. This group will let you express yourself freely, try new things, and experiment in various leadership roles. The process of leading, learning by doing, and collaborating develops character, strong values, social conscience, confidence in one’s potential and self-worth, as well as skills for success in the real world.
How does it function/ operate?
The Girl Scout program divides the scouting program into smaller groups, with activities and badges for each group. Depending on your age, you may join the Daisy Scouts, Brownies, Junior Scouts or Girl Scouts 11-17, a group formerly known as Cadette, Senior and Ambassadors.
What is the issue it deal with?
Catholic teaching have led to a boycott of girl scout cookies. Due to this a there was significant drop in catholic membership in the girl scouts.
What data supports its success?
Girl scouts have caused a positive impact on girls leadership. Most girl scouts are academically successful because they experience solving problems and seeking challenges. Being a girl scout can often lead to a good student and teacher relationship.