The Rancho Vista Service Unit's STEAM Team engaged nearly 100 Girl Scouts on Messy Science Day, most of whom earned their Think Like a Citizen Scientist Journey! Girls learned about the scientific method, explored the impact of the environment on plants, and observed the effects of gravity. Activities like these prepare girls for the jobs of tomorrow.
Serra Mesa Service Unit celebrated Girl Scout founder, Juliette Gordon Low, with a birthday bash. Girl Scouts gathered to create new memories, learn more about our founder, and decorate cupcakes with lots of green frosting and edible glitter!
At Vista Service Unit’s Spy Scout Encampment, girls earned their investigation badges with scavenger hunt adventures, ziplining and low ropes, and a carnival. With secret agent names, an “escape room,” and a “time for s’mores” cypher, they couldn't help but have fun around the campfire.
The Coronado Service Unit (SU617) is really getting to know their community and maintaining a strong presence. Even local law enforcement wants to join in on the fun! Connect with your regional recruitment specialist to see how you and your Girl Scouts can motivate others to unleash their G.I.R.L.s.
Mission Trails Service Unit definitely had their mission in mind at this year’s Volunteer Conference! They showed their Girl Scout Spirit with a super-powered theme as they claimed the coveted Spirit Stick. Congratulations! Carry it with pride over this next Girl Scout year, and we look forward to seeing your journey together.
Congratulations! At VCC , the Service Units listed below will receive the 2018 President’s Award! The President's Award recognizes the efforts demonstrated by an entire service unit to enhance Girl Scouting in its community during a membership year. Way to go Park Hills, Mission Trails, Tierrasanta, Escondido, Fallbrook, Sunny Trails, Magnolia Trails, Imperial Valley, Rancho Bernardo, Mira Mesa, Blue Sky, and Mountain Shadow.
The Diamond Service Unit (SU614) celebrated their year-end leader appreciation with laughs and creativity at a painting event at Bread and Salt, a 2017 Friendship Award winner.
Encinitas Service Unit 648 delivered over 250 spring baskets to Easter Seals Head Start preschools in their community. What started as a service project many years ago has continued as an annual tradition of giving back. More than 16 troops participated this year by donating school and fun supplies, assembling them at troop meetings, and delivering the baskets. Visiting with the children allowed them to see first-hand the impact of their efforts.
Park Hills Service Unit is hosting a Wild about Bridging event at the San Diego Zoo on June 16! Troops will have the opportunity to bridge across the newly opened 450-foot canopy bridge that spans the canyon, and participants will receive a custom patch and bridging certificate. For more information about this wild event, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Imperial Valley Service Unit #681 greeted spring with a She and Me weekend at Camp Winacka. During a busy month, the girls welcomed special guests Troop 3292 from Pacific Jewel SU who kicked off their High Adventure Weekend at Sunbeam Lake with campfire programing. Also on the agenda: fishing, team-building activities, first aid kit building, and archery.
At this year's World Thinking Day event, Blue Sky Service Unit’s Junior Troop 2072 welcomed over 200 girls. Thirteen co-host troops stamped passports as girls tasted Vegemite and sushi and crafted Viking helmets and Chinese lanterns. They learned about Girl Scouting around the world and collected change to support the WAGGGS mission to help girls and young women develop their full potential.
Mira Mesa Girl Scouts kicked off the 2018 cookie season with a spirited afternoon of skill building and live music. Nearly 150 Girl Scouts enjoyed activities such as Goals in a Bottle, Booth Building Tips, Goal Getter Speeches and more. The afternoon was topped off with a rockin’ concert from The 606, Mira Mesa's own kid-led band. Parents, girls and guests danced on the patio and celebrated all that’s great about being a Girl Scout.
The Seacoast Service Unit really knows how to start a new year! At their ice skating cookie kickoff event, 91 Girl Scouts and their families got pumped up for the upcoming Girl Scout Cookie season. Participants sampled cookies, checked out cookie rewards, practiced selling at a mock booth sale, shared SWAPS and guessed how many "s'mores" were in the jar.