|The Basics||History / Facts||Organization||
USA Girl Scouts
of Greater Iowa
The Girl Scout
|Adult Girl Scouts
Famous Girl Scouts and Girl Guides (mainly USA)
A Short Play: The History of Girl Scouts (dev. by Troop 425, Ames)
Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace, Savannah, Georgia, USA
Edith Macy Conference Center, Briarcliff Manor, New York, USA
Girl Scout Celebrations:
Thinking Day, February 22
Facts & Figures:
Today there are nearly 3.7 million Girl Scouts — 2.8 million girl members and 942,000 adult members.
Girl Scouts of the USA was chartered by the U.S. Congress on March 16, 1950.
Founder Juliette Gordon Low organized the first Girl Scout troop on March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia.
Through its membership in the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, Girl Scouts of the USA is part of a worldwide family of 8.5 million girls and adults in 144 countries.
More than 50 million American women enjoyed Girl Scouting during their childhood.
Girl Scouts of the USA is one of 144 member organizations of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS).