When a girl says, “I can’t wait to,” you know that what’s coming next is something she’s excited about. Whether she’s talking about tomorrow’s trip to the art museum or football game next Saturday, that wide-eyed anticipation is one of the best parts of childhood. Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council (GSSJC), one of the largest Girl Scout councils in the U.S., is giving girls in the Jasper area the opportunity to make memories that last a lifetime by being a part of the premier leadership organization for girls. It’s kicking off recruitment season with a rally on Monday, Sept. 15 at Parnell Elementary School from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
During this time, girls in kindergarten through seniors in high school can register and/or learn the benefits of joining Girl Scouts. Through programs that include science and technology, business and economic literacy, visual arts as well as outdoor and environmental awareness, Girl Scouts discover themselves, connect with others and take action to make the world a better place.
“Girls are succeeding in many areas today – in the classroom and on the playing field,” said Mary Vitek, GSSJC CEO. “Yet 61 percent of girls are deeply ambivalent about leadership. Girl Scouts helps girls develop their leadership skills and have the confidence to take on the leadership roles of the future in all aspects of society in a fun and safe environment.”
Earlier this year, Girl Scouts of the USA conducted a survey of more than...