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Girl Scouts honor top local sellers
Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois’ (GSSI) 2014 Nut, Candy & Magazine (NCM) Program was a huge success as approximately 4,200 girls sold over $565,000 of the delicious nuts, candies and magazines.

Girl Scouts plant flowers at capped landfill site
A half dozen Girl Scouts and an equal number of adults spent two hours of an early evening recently at the Clifton Park landfill planting wildflowers in preparation for summer 2015.

Girl Scouts collect 240 shoe boxes for children in need
ROCKAWAY - Girl Scouts from about 60 troops decorated and packed 240 Operation Christmas Child boxes at Thomas Jefferson Middle School on Thursday, Nov. 13, more than doubling last year’s 103 boxes.

Local Girl Scouts recognized for sale
GLEN CARBON -- Isabella Wilson, Sara Sullivan and Lanie Williams, all of Benton, are being recognized as top sellers by Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois’ (GSSI) following the 2014 Nut, Candy & Magazine (NCM) Program.

Inside the world of the Upper East Side Girl Scouts
It's getting late on a Friday evening and 14 people are hunched over laptops eating pizza while talking IPOs and small cap stocks. It might be a typical scene for Wall Street, but we're on the Upper East ...

Inside the world of Upper East Side Girl Scouts
It's getting late on a Friday evening and 14 people are hunched over laptops eating pizza while talking IPOs and small cap stocks.

LAWRENCE: Nature Center anniversary
From bookshelves to boardwalks, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts alike have taken on projects to improve the Lawrence Nature Center — an oft-described jewel hidden at the end of Drexel Avenue.

Mom petitions Girl Scouts to end Nestle partnership over sugary cookie milk
A California mother is petitioning Girl Scouts U.S.A. to end its partnership with food giant Nestle over the high sugar content in its branded cookie milk drinks.

She The People: Girl Scouts poll suggests that teens see politics as ‘a man’s world’
The youth organization?s recently released ?pulse poll? found that although girls are interested in politics, most don't see a career in politics for themselves.

Girl Scouts "Prayer Wheel" ready for nationwide distribution through Forma
A "Prayer wheel" designed by a group of Pittsburgh Girl Scouts available through Forma, a nationwide professional organization for Episcopal children’s ministry. (PRWeb November 18, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Pittsburgh/GirlScouts/prweb12333227.htm

    

 Welcome to the Dripping Springs Service Unit

The Dripping Springs Service Unit proudly serves the local community and is dedicated to the girls residing in the Dripping Springs ISD area. 

In Girl Scouts, girls discover the fun, friendship, and power of girls together. Participating in Girl Scouts can change the way girls see the world and their place in it.  Girls learn the importance of personal responsibility, the value of goal-setting, the spirit of teamwork, the thrill of accomplishment, and developing leadership qualities for the future. 

Brownies Enjoy a Day at Enchanted Rock

 The New Girl Scout Leadership Experience identifies three "keys" to leadership:

  • Discover:  Girls understand themselves and their values and use their knowledge and skills to explore the world.
  • Connect:  Girls care about, inspire, and team with others locally and globally.
  • Take Action:  Girls act to make the world a better place.

All experiences in Girl Scouting incorporate the "Discover, Connect, and Take Action" keys to leadership.  Girl Scout experiences are also, as much as possible, girl-led and encourage learning by doing and cooperative learning.  These three processes promote the fun and friendship that have always been an integral part of Girl Scouting.

Girl Scouting is open to all girls from Kindergarten through graduating Seniors:

  • Girl Scout Daisy, Kindergarten - 1st grade
  • Girl Scout Brownie, 2nd - 3rd grade 
  • Girl Scout Junior, 4th - 5th grade 
  • Girl Scout Cadette, 6th - 8th grade 
  • Girl Scout Senior, 9th - 10th grade 
  • Girl Scout Ambassador - 11th -12th grade

Come join us, won’t you?  We are now registering for our 2013-2014 registration year and are looking for all school-age girls and adult volunteers who are interested in helping us make the world a better place!

For information on how you can register, please contact us!

 


      

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