Because the world is full of co-ed experiences, Girl Scouts becomes more important every day. Research proves that girls-only experiences are critical for girls to grow to be confident risk takers and leaders – traits we really need in the world today. In our all-girl setting girls boldly try new activities, and if they fail, they try again. They have no pressure to look or act in a certain way. They talk about issues they wouldn’t talk about with boys. In a world of boy’s clubs, girls explore, thrive and gain resilience in Girl Scouts.Continue >
We are honored to recognize girls who earned the Girl Scout Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards during the 2017 membership year on
May 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Girl Scout Center in Sheboygan.
Gold Award Girl Scouts will be invited to speak for 5-10 minutes, sharing details of their project. Silver and Bronze Award Girl Scouts will be announced and honored and may set up a display about their project. Come as a troop and cheer each other on. Participants must register for the event and complete the highest award final report by May 4 in order to be recognized.
*A brief portion of this event will serve as the council's annual meeting.Continue >
Girl Scout Caleigh Dahn (10th grade) inspired 3rd graders at Coloma Elementary School with tales of her Girl Scout Destination to Costa Rica, Scuba and Sea Turtle Adventure. Caleigh created a game to help the students understand the impact of conservation on helping baby sea turtles survive and thrive. Girl Scouts grades 6-12 travel to thrilling Destinations around the world each year. Jump into your next big adventure. Apply today. 1st round applications due Nov. 20; 2nd round Feb. 5.Continue >
Kohler Company chemists and technicians presented a program on light to Girls Scouts attending summer camp at Camp Evelyn during the STEM focused Brains and Beauty Week that celebrated our new Girl Scout STEM Badges. The hands-on experiments included making bracelets with beads that turn colors in ultraviolet light, testing the effectiveness of sunscreens and making bookmarks with a thin film of nail polish that reflects light differently to create colors. Thanks to Kohler Company scientists Mary Jo Grabner, Laura Roszak, Elena Diaz de Leon, Sarah McKinley, and Amanda Plansky, and also to Mary Bolich for the great photo and news story in the Kohler Capsule.Continue >