Reach for Gold

For 100 years, Girl Scouting’s highest honor has stood for excellence and leadership. But not everyone knows what the Girl Scout Gold Award is (unlike other youth honors you may know). In fact, since 1916, one million girls have obtained the highest award in Girl Scouts, and have accomplished amazing feats and made a difference around the world.

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My Girl Scout Gold Award Experience

Thinking about “going for gold” and working toward your Girl Scout Gold Award? Or know a Girl Scout who is? Guest blogger and Girl Advisory Bureau member Abby B. shares her Gold Award experience with us—inspiration for all girls striving to earn Girl Scouting’s highest honor. (And inspiration for staying in Girl Scouts through high school!) Check out Abby’s story

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Will You Go for Gold?

What does the Girl Scout Gold Award mean to you? We’ve been celebrating the centennial of the Gold Award throughout the year, from our 2016 Gold Award Ceremony to our trip to the State Capitol. And we’re still striving to raise awareness about the Gold Award—the highest honor a Girl Scout can achieve, representing excellence and leadership. In a recent

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Letter from Our CEO

Dear Girl Scout Friends and Family: Part of any organization’s evolving is recognizing the cycle of comings and goings. So it is with such mixed emotions that I write to let our membership know of Carol Dedrich’s departure from Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles, effective September 16. Carol’s resignation as GSGLA’s first Chief External

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Top 5 Tips for First-Year Troop Leaders

Want to make a difference in the lives of girls? Volunteering for Girl Scouts is an immensely rewarding experience—helping to build girls of courage, confidence, and character who will become tomorrow’s leaders. As a volunteer, you will play a key part in your girls’ self-discovery. Making it through your first year as a troop leader

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Color Guard Connection

Girl Scouts isn’t just about crafts, cookies, and camping—our girls are involved in a variety of activities where they meet lifelong friends. In another installment of “Gabbing with Girl Scouts,” we open the conversation to two sister Girl Scouts who met at one of GSGLA’s most popular events (see below to find out which one!). Girl Advisory Bureau member

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Gabbing with Girl Scouts

Summer is coming to a close, and school is right around the corner (for some, it’s already here!). That means it’s also back-to-troop time. We’re looking forward to another great Girl Scout year, with girls exploring their interests, getting out of their comfort zones, and making friends with sister Girl Scouts. Girl Advisory Bureau (GAB)

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