June 2012
In This Issue
Get to Know A Girl
Volunteer Voices
Survivor Middle School
Communicate Better
Shop Savvy
Every Parent Should Know
Rock the Mall
Camp 2012
Take A Journey
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get to know a girl

 Get to Know A Girl 

Jo'Wanna is a second year Girl Scout Brownie and she is ready to tell her Girl Scout story.

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danielle watson
Volunteer Voices
Danielle Watson has a long history with Girl Scouts. She was a Girl Scout from grades 1-12 and has been a leader for an additional 12 years. "I volunteered as a leader because I knew first-hand what scouting did for me. I wanted other girls to have the same opportunities," she says."

 Girls In Action
Have troop news you'd like to share? Please send it to info@girlscoutspinestogulf.org.
Brownie Elf
Ask the Elf
I saw a Girl Scout Brownie on TV. How does a girl get that opportunity?
Congrats to all our Grads!
Good luck in your future endeavors
Animal Fun Fact
Cats can be very sneaky. When they walk their back paws step almost exactly in the same place as the front paws did beforehand, this keeps noise to a minimum and limits visible tracks.
Survivor Middle School
 ally survivor
Moving up from 5th grade to 6th? Anxious? Intimidated? Not sure what to expect? Many girls are going through the same thing. Survivor Middle School summer series is here to help.

There is one happening in your area

How To Be Better Communicators


One common cause of troop discontent is miscommunication between you and the parents. Before your meeting with the parents, spend time thinking about how you would like your



Register Online
joinGirl Scouts of Louisiana-Pines to the Gulf is proud to announce that On-line Registration will be available in July!
Shop Savvy  
Stop by one of our shops to pick up your very own Starter Kits!
Coming Soon To Your Mailbox
All family and friends be watching for an important letter that will be coming soon from the council  with ways you can support girls as they grow into leadership with Girl Scouts.



What Every Parent Should Know...

About Program Financial Assistance 

  • Financial assistance is available for all council sponsored events.
  • A financial assistance form must be filled out for each girl requesting assistance. Financial assistance is given to girls only, and only half of the event fees are approved.  All exceptions are decided on a case-by-case basis.
  • The financial assistance form is due to the program department no later than the deadline for the event.
  • The parent will be notified within 3 days upon receipt of the form.
Rock The Mall
Girls Travel to Washington DC to Celebrate 100 Years of Girl Scouting.
They will be joing 200,000 fellow Girl Scouts.
Camp 2012

Hurry! Hurry!

Dealdines approaching to register for Summer Camp.

How to Turn a Journey Into a Road Trip
Ideas for leaders to make a girl's Journey memorable. Journey- Mission Sisterhood.



The Council is seeking a qualified individual for a grant writer's position. If interested, please contact Sharon Bourgeois at 984-1142 for further details.


Got a good Girl Scout story???

Please share your "feel good" stories of your daughters, troops, volunteers with Sharon at Sbourgeois@girlscoutspinestogulf.org

We'd Love To Hear From You! 

Have a story idea or news to share. Please send it to us at info@girlscoutspinestogulf.org.


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