February 2022
Award Registration Deadline - March 15th
Our annual Young Women of Distinction Ceremony is coming up! To be recognized at this year's event, a Girl Award Worksheet must be submitted for each award recipient by March 15, 2022. No deadline extensions can be made.

RSVPs to attend will be accepted closer to the event date in order to accommodate the current capacity guidelines at the venue at that time. Stay tuned!
It's almost Girl Scouts 110th Birthday!
As a member of the Girl Scout family, you know firsthand how Girl Scouts are creating our future. From climbing mountains to breaking through glass ceilings, Girl Scouts dream big and make our world better. Thank you for being a part of our history—and our future. Please join us as we celebrate
110 years of Girl Scouts! Stay tuned for upcoming patch and pin opportunities!

Share your troops celebrations! Post to our council's GSGCF Troops in Action Facebook group and tag us on your social media showing how you are celebrating Girl Scouts 110th Birthday for a chance to win a troop pizza, ice cream, or similar party!

(A quarterly prize will be awarded randomly March 2022 - March 2023.)
Join the fun! Applications Due April 1
Are you a Girl Scout Cadette, Senior, or Ambassador who has an interest in broadcast, print, or digital media and want hands-on learning experiences? Gain exclusive access to reporting and photographing upcoming Girl Scout events and taking part in external media opportunities, such as appearances on television and radio, magazine photo shoots, and interviews with newspaper journalists as a Media Marvel! 
Cookie Booth Photo Contest
Show your Girl Scout pride and share the fun you have had during the cookie program! Invite your friends and family to join you and post their favorite pictures & videos of your cookie booths including #GSGCFCookieBooths2022 in the caption. We will randomly select three recipients to receive a $25 Amazon gift card!
Applications Due March 9
The guidelines providing eligibility criteria for the 2022 award year and the application for the Dr. Elinor Crawford College Scholarship Fund of Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida, Inc. are available HERE. The completed application, including required attachments and letters of recommendation, must be received at the council headquarters in Sarasota by March 9, 2022 as stated on the application.
Scholarship recipients will be honored at the Young Women of Distinction celebration on May 15, 2022. For assistance, contact Marie Graziosi at marieg@gsgcf.org or 941.921.5358 ext. 338/800.232.4475.

Girl Scout Week - March 6-12
Girl Scout Week is a time when we shout our Girl Scout pride from the rooftops! It’s also a time when many troops celebrate the connections between Girl Scouting and their faith, learn more about other faiths, and thank faith partners for their support throughout the year. Girls can join in the festivities on three specially designated dates (or a day of your choosing):

Girl Scout Sunday: Sunday March 6, 2022
Girl Scout Jummah: Friday March 11, 2022
Girl Scout Sabbath/Shabbat: Friday March 11 – Saturday March 12, 2022


Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida, Inc. is chartered by Girl Scouts of the USA
and serves girls in Manatee, Hardee, Highlands, Sarasota, DeSoto,
Charlotte, Glades, Lee, Hendry, and Collier Counties.