- Nearly 100 years ago, Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Low assembled a group of 18 girls from Savannah, Georgia for the first ever Girl Scout meeting. Daisy believed that all girls should be given the opportunity to develop mentally, physically, and spiritually rather than in the isolation of their home environments.
Within a few years, Daisy’s dream for an organization for girls came true. Today, there are 3.4 million girls who are current members of the Girl Scouts of the United States and over 50 million women are Girl Scout alumnae. The mission statement of Girl Scouts is that Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Girl Scouts Day is a day to recognize and celebrate the Girls Scouts of America and all that they have done in their local communities.
We have many Girl Scout Troops in the Mother Lode. Be sure to find your local leader and join today and please save me some cookies!