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SpendSmart Launches Financial Literacy Badge Program With Girl Scouts Hornets' Nest Council
DES MOINES, Iowa -- via PRWEB - The SpendSmart Payments Company , a provider of prepaid payment programs and mobile merchant marketing programs, announced today it has launched a new Financial Literacy ...

Scouts recognize top cookie sellers
Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois (GSSI) has wrapped up the annual Girl Scout Cookie Program. The sale was a huge success! The following girls were the Top Sellers for their areas:

Girl Scouts shipping over 3,500 cases of cookies to troops
The Girl Scouts of Western Ohio are giving back by donating cookies to troops.

Leadership Greater Chicago names new CEO
Former Girl Scouts executive Maria Wynne has been named the new chief executive of nonprofit civic leadership group Leadership Greater Chicago.

Westar activities spark Girl Scouts toward STEM careers
There was no shortage of volunteers as several sixth-graders shot their hands skyward for the chance to swing a hammer down on a stake Tuesday evening to support a newly planted sapling.

Girl Scouts of Central Texas Honors Distinguished Women of Killeen, Temple and Waco
Girl Scouts of Central Texas is proud to honor women who have dedicated their lives to improving their communities. (PRWeb April 14, 2014) Read the full story at

Girl Scouts embrace Ban Bossy pledge
East County Troop 41122 scouts, leaders share their thoughts on the national campaign By middle school, girls are 25 percent less likely than boys to say they like taking the lead. A study reveals that parents of seventh graders place a greater importance on leadership for boys than for ...

Girl Scouts leave their mark at Van Holten in Bridgewater
From left: eighth-grade students Rachel White, Annie Cassidy and Ariel Staffin.

Girl Scouts learn how to operate a business
MILLSTONE — Janet Byrne, the owner of Millstone Preserves, Millstone Township, hosted Girl Scout Troop 941 on March 28 to teach the girls about her local business and to demonstrate the art of jam-making. read more

Kern County Girl Scout sells more than 5K packs of cookies
A Kern County girl topped cookie sales for Girl Scouts of Central California South, which includes troops in Fresno, Kings, Madera, Tulare and Kern counties.


 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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