December 2012
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 Get to Know A Girl  

 Girl Scout Junior Joslyn

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Volunteer Voices
 "You cannot go wrong with your daughter in Girl Scouts. They learn so much about themselves and others. I consider it a life changing experience." 
 Girls In Action
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Does the council offer any scholarships for older girls entering college? 
End Bullying PSA Contest
Do you ever wonder what the world would look like if all girls treated one another with kindness and respect and no one was bullied-at school, online, or out in the world?

'Tis the Season To Be Giving Back.


Guest submission

By: Laura Faulk


The Louisiana Pines to the Gulf Girl Scouts have really embraced a "service with a smile" attitude towards helping others. These girls have get-up-and-go to get-out-and-give.

          The girls and their chaperones went "Trick or Treating for the Needy" on October 27th, 2012. They turned what is traditionally a time to indulge in a bit of gluttony on candy collected from strangers into a time to  give generously to strangers from food they collected themselves. Girls dressed in their Halloween costumes went door-to-door to gather canned goods and other non-perishable items for the needy. Eleven girls collected 300 pounds of goods in just two hours and donated the haul to Foodnet.

          "I couldn't believe how much fun the girls had going door-to-door and NOT collecting candy," said Chantal Saucier, mother of Brownie Troop 79 member Karima Duhon. Read More  

Shop Savvy  

It's holiday time and you can save big in December. It's not too late to get your Starter Kit today. Already have what you need to get started, but need a few more books. The Adult Guide Journey Books are on sale!
The year has ended for our media girls group the Socialites. It is time for a new round. Socialites gives the girls a chance to practice communication skills, both in a small group setting and in public venues. If you have an interest in storytelling, photography, radio, television, writing, or just want to make new friends and have a little fun, then Socialites is the place for you. Learn More
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December 14-25
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