Girl Scouts is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. We offer every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. We’re 2.5 million strong — more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults.
Girl Scouts was founded by Juliette Gordon Low on March 12, 1912 in Savannah, Georgia. It was founded during the Progressive Era before women were allowed to vote. The first Girl Scouts blazed trails and redefined what was possible for themselves and girls everywhere.In fact, being a Girl Scout helps girls thrive in five key ways. As a Girl Scout, she:
• Develops a strong sense of self
• Displays positive values
• Seeks challenges and learns from setbacks
• Forms and maintains healthy relationships
• Learns to identify and solve problems in her community
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