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Our Program

Our Program

Community Service

Community service is an integral part of being a Girl Scout, providing girls with an opportunity to practice teamwork, build critical thinking skills, and empowering them to make changes in their community. What better way for girls to learn cooperation and build friendships than working together to accomplish a single goal. Sharing their time and resources helps girls increase their self-esteem and civic responsibility.

Through participating in programs like April Showers, Seasons of Giving and Honor Troops or by earning a Girl Scout Bronze, Silver or Gold Award, girls are making a difference each day.

Focus Areas

Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri has identified three program focus areas we believe  contribute most strongly in developing tomorrow's leaders. These areas are STEM, money management and health.

STEM

Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri recognizes the need for STEM leaders in our workforce and communities, and also sees the personal benefits to girls when they can participate in STEM programming. Our STEM programs and activities offer girls the opportunity to meet successful female STEM professionals which, in turn, helps them understand what opportunities are open to them and to visualize themselves in similar careers. Most importantly, STEM is incorporated into the vast majority of Girl Scout activities our girls partake in each year. For more information about STEM programs, email Mary Fuller or call 314.592.2344.


Money Management

Girl Scouts know it's important to be smart with finances. Whether a girl is just learning how to count change or saving for her first car, managing money is an important part of growing up. To make it less daunting Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri offers fun programs where girls learn how to balance a budget, while having a blast! For more information about Money Management programs, email Jessica Illert or call 314.592.2359.


Health

For girls, feeling good about themselves and their relations with others play a critical role in their healthy outlook and sense of well-being. Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri programs and opportunities center on the topics of self-esteem, anti-bullying, friendships, conflict resolution and developing a strong sense of self. This focus combined with supporting active, healthy lifestyles provide for a successful formula where girls can take greater control of their overall health. For more information about Health programs, email Kerri Kelley or call 314.592.2366.

Patch Programs

In Girl Scouts, girls develop courage, character, and self-esteem. Through council patch programs, Girl Scouts follow requirements that link them with local organizations and resources, helping them develop a lasting sense of responsibility and accountability to their communities.

At Girl Scouts, your girl will prepare for a lifetime of leadership, success, and adventure in a safe, no-limits place designed for and by girls!

How? Through the Girl Scout Leadership Experience—a collection of engaging, challenging, and fun activities like earning badges, going on awesome trips, selling cookies, exploring science, getting outdoors, and doing community service projects.

At Girl Scouts, she’ll get to lead her own adventure (it’s her world!) and team up with other girls in an all-girl environment to choose the exciting, hands-on activities that interest her most. Along the way, she’ll gain important skills in four areas that form the foundation of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience:

  • Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)
  • Outdoors
  • Life Skills
  • Entrepreneurship

Delivering Fun with Purpose

To bring the Girl Scout Leadership Experience to life, activities are led by girls themselves, feature cooperative learning, and highlight learning by doing. Girls come up with their own ideas, build teams, and experience the joy of making a positive impact. At Girl Scouts, she will:

Discover

Discover
Find out who she is, what she cares about, and what her talents are.
 

Connect

Connect.
Collaborate with other people, both locally and globally, to learn from others and expand her horizons.
 

Take Action

Take Action.
Do something to make the world a better place.