La Mesa Girl Scout Troop 5857 ran a Girl Scout Tree Promise booth at the La Mesa Parks Earth Fair. Girls helped kids plant trees to take home and spread the word that Girl Scouts make the world a better place. Girl Scouts from every level and at least three different service units attended.
The Welcome Home sign says it all! The Oak Creek team enjoyed connecting with each other at the Volunteer Conference open house. From recruitment to recognitions, this team did not miss a station or the opportunity to spend time together with friends.
Each year, Sunny Trails Girl Scout Troop 6956 chooses to participate in two community service projects. This year they elected to use their cookie proceeds towards Share and purchased 13 new uniforms for a troop in need. They truly embodied the Girl Scout Law with their generosity!
The Fallbrook Service Unit honored and remembered our heroes this past Memorial Day weekend. Girls from troop 2012 participated in placing flags on each headstone at the Masonic Cemetery in Fallbrook in service to their community.
The Vista Service Unit held their annual award ceremony honoring the top-selling troops and individuals for the fall product program and cookie program. They also recognized highest award recipients, girls that gave service and leadership to the unit, and the graduating Girl Scouts. We are proud of our Girl Scouts in Vista!
Girl Scouts are making the world a better place! The Encinitas Service Unit hosted a virtual Earth Day celebration on April 22 where Girl Scouts learned about composting, recycling, and Leave No Trace principles. Junior Girl Scouts led fun activities that completed actions for the GSSD Make the Earth a Better Place patch.
Canyon Crest Service Unit, and the girls from troops 3189 and 3193, know how to use resources wisely and make the world a better place. From educating others on sustainability, to helping share backyard produce, these girls are leading the way!
As we began our cookie program in a purely virtual environment, the Oak Creek Service Unit hosted a virtual Cookie Kickoff event. Girls practiced goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills, and business ethics while connecting with their Girl Scout sisters virtually.
Donna Rosa from the Valley Grove Service Unit shared her expert S.W.A.P.S. making tips over brunch with leaders and girls across San Diego and Imperial counties at a recent virtual event. Donna enlightened attendees on the history of S.W.A.P.S. as they made made camping-themed cookies.
The Camp Pendleton Service Unit really got into the holiday spirit this year. They hosted a holiday drive-thru event where girls and their families could safely pick up goodie bags filled with craft supplies, fun patches, ingredients for making dessert, and more. We hope all Girl Scouts and their families had a joyous and safe holiday season.
Shoutout to Rancho Foothills Service Unit who hosted more than 20 girls from eight troops for a virtual "campfire." The Zoom event actually took place at three different locations and included a mini campfire craft, oven s'mores, skits, and action songs. Each girl received a virtual campfire patch resulting in a whole bunch of happy campers.
The Point Loma Service Unit (pictured during last year’s cookie season) came together virtually, and in the spirit of inclusivity, advocated to have their name changed to the Peninsula Service Unit. The change has ignited a contagious excitement, with leaders and girls feeling energized and in good spirits. Go Girl Scouts, and go Peninsula SU!
Every year, Lilac Oaks Service Unit participates in the 9/11 memorial reading of the names of the fallen at the Valley Center Fire Protection District Fire Station. The girls help read the names of all the men and women who gave their lives on that historical day.