Nobody tells the story of Girl Scouts better than you, the girls! Have you read the opinion editorial in The Morning Call written by Girl Scout Bridgette Lang? Read the article below, and check out the piece in The Morning Call here.
Girl Scouts allows young women to flourish, gain confidence
By Bridgette Lang
From soccer to art club to student council, there are many choices for girls to prepare themselves for the future. High schoolers across the nation scramble to find choices that reflect their career paths and parents search for meaningful ways for their young children to spend their time — but some choices stand out among the rest.
It is hard to name any other organization that prepares young girls for the future in as many ways as the Girl Scouts does. No matter your interests, Girl Scouts offers a girl-led environment where you can pursue anything that you set your mind to.
The girl-only atmosphere allows young women to flourish in an environment where they feel safe and included, and free to express themselves. My experience would have been very different in a co-ed environment.
I became a Girl Scout in kindergarten and have been with Troop 6467 since then. Now, as a junior in high school, the same values that I was taught as a child still hold true. Out of a...