Every girl has the ability to lead. But only one in five girls believes she can. A lack of role models, unhealthy images of beauty, peer pressure to not stand out, and a mean-girl culture are just some of the obstacles that stand between girls and their full potential.
As a Girl Scout volunteer, you'll introduce girls to new experiences that show them they're capable of more than they ever imagined. You'll be their cheerleader, guide, and mentor, helping them develop skills and confidence that will last long after the meeting is over. Imagine the smiles, the excitement, the memories made--those are the moments you'll share at Girl Scouts.
Be the role model she'll always remember- just ask our volunteer Bob!
What are you waiting for? Become a volunteer today!
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Meetup with Us!
Enjoy meeting people, going places, trying new things? Share your interests with other grownups. A dozen of us just enjoyed a private tour and wine tasting! Tell us what you want to do by emailing Linda or check out upcoming events on our Meetup Group!
Information for Parents
Who do you want the girl in your life to become? Whether she is 5 or 17, you want her to become self-confident, strong, and compassionate. You want her to respect herself and others, make good decisions, be open to new challenges, and use her skills and talents to make her world a better place. You want her to build strong friendships, be a leader, and put her values into practice in her everyday life.
You want her to become her best self.
Social pressure, image issues, and uncertain security—there are so many potential hurdles to girls' well-being. For over 100 years, Girl Scouts has been helping girls realize their full potential through everything that the Girl Scout Leadership Experience provides.
Your Time, Your Life
Your calendar is full. Your to-do list is jam-packed. You want to help out, but it's almost impossible to find the time. Don't panic! You don't have to give up your life to support your girl.
Because there are only so many hours in a day, girls, along with their parents and guardians, have to balance many growing and diverging interests, commitments, and responsibilities. You'll be surprised at how flexible Girl Scouting is today. You can choose how little or how much time and energy you can give—an hour, a day, or maybe just a "thank you" to your Girl Scout's troop or group leader.
Customize Your Role
From being the "head cheerleader" who encourages and supports her daughter in Girl Scouting, to accompanying the girls on a field trip to a local museum, to helping raise the funds and traveling with a group to a Girl Scout World Centre in India, you can use your skills and explore your interests. Here are a few of the many ways you can support your Girl Scout:
- Suggest a fun day trip
- Set up a phone tree
- Coordinate transportation for an outing
- Be a guest speaker
- Teach girls a new skill
- Design a troop photo album or Website
- Join girls on a field trip
- Learn first aid at a Girl Scout Council - sponsored training session so that you can support girls on outings
- Become an advocate in your community for Girl Scouting
- Tell your girl you're proud of her
Find out everything else you need to know by checking out the age specific page for your daughter: from registration, to uniforms!
Give the Gift of Girl Scouting!
Welcome! You are here because you want to change the life of a girl. You may be thinking of the girl down the street, all of the girls throughout New Hampshire and Vermont who wouldn’t be able to afford Girl Scouting without your help, or the traditions and values Girl Scouting provides.
You clicked on this page because you believe that girls need a voice in the next generation of leaders.
You kept reading because you know that when girls succeed so does society.
Your support ensures that every girl, no matter her financial situation, has the opportunity, the tools, and the access she needs to reach her fullest potential.
You can help girls Discover themselves, Connect with others, and Take Action to create positive change!
Make your donation today!
Donations can be made through our secure online donation service.
Attn: Bonnie Batchelor
Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains
PO Box 10832
Bedford, NH 03110-0832
Chief Development Officer
Phone: 888.474.9686 x4141
Once a Girl Scout, Always a Girl Scout
You were once a Girl Scout. You hiked trails and camped out under the stars. You canvassed your neighborhood to sell Trefoils and Thin Mints. You honed your skills with each badge you earned. You learned to lead. And you built lifelong friendships.
Were you a Girl Scout as a girl? Are you a woman or a man that was a troop leader, volunteer, or staff member? If so, you are part of the Girl Scout Alumnae network! Each of us has a success story to tell and memories to share. And all of us are looking to reconnect with old friends, while finding a way to support this generation of girls. View the Alumnae Impact Study at the link below.
Meetup With Us!
Enjoy meeting people, going places, trying new things? Share your interests with other grownups. A dozen of us just enjoyed a private tour and wine tasting! Tell us what you want to do by emailing Linda!
How to get involved
Join our LinkedIn GSGWM Alumnae Group!
Were you a Girl Scout as a girl? We want to hear from you! Join our group on LinkedIn, click here.
Girl Scouts of the United States Alumnae Association
GSUSA has redesigned their alumnae association website, click the picture below to register.
GSGWM Alumnae Network
Email Bonnie to keep up to date on GSGWM alumnae happenings.
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