Key Messages About Girl Scouts

  1. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place.
  2. Girl Scouts is where today's girls become tomorrow's leaders. Through activities that are fun and personally challenging, girls learn decision-making skills and build self-confidence.
  3. Character, conduct, and community service are core qualities of Girl Scouting. Girl Scouting is an asset to the community. Through leadership and service, our members enrich the lives of those around them.
  4. Girl Scouts discover the fun, friendship, and power of girls together.
  5. Girl Scouts is for every girl, everywhere. Girl Scouts not only welcomes but also seeks members from all racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic groups.
  6. Girl Scouting is based on a code of values, expressed in the Girl Scout Promise and Law, that every girl can understand and apply in her everyday life.
  7. Girl Scouts of the USA is the world’s largest organization for girls. Girl Scouts is the leading voice for girls and the expert on girls.
  8. Girl Scouting is international. As part of a worldwide movement (WAGGGS) World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, with members in 140 countries, this sisterhood builds global understanding.
  9. Adults of all ages and backgrounds make Girl Scouting possible and gain personal satisfaction and growth by helping girls succeed.
  10. Girl Scout leadership experience engages girls in Discovering themselves, Connecting with others, and Taking Action to make the world a better place.