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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Children & Youth, Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.

Mission: Girl scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.

Programs: Troop programming is a volunteer-led program that provides traditional girl scouting to girls ages five through seventeen. The activities focus on giving the girls opportunities to discover fun, friendship and the power of girls together. Girls develop qualities like courage, confidence and character and use those qualities to make the world a better place. Number of girls served: 22,907

outreach programming is a customized program delivered in collaboration with community organizations and schools to reach at-risk girls ages five through seventeen. The program is designed to teach the girls life skills that will positively impact their future. The activities focus on the importance of staying in school, avoiding harmful behaviors, learning skills and building self-esteem. Number of girls served: 4,093

outdoor programming is a cornerstone in girl scouting and teaches girls valuable life-lessons such as independence, teamwork, and an appreciation for the outdoors. Action oriented activities include nature study, camping, life-saving skills, equestrian training, sailing, canoeing, swimming and ropes challenge course through day camps, troop camping and resident camp sessions. Number of girls and adults served: 12,748

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

The Girl Scouts of NE Texas serve about 40,000 girls and adults in the Dallas area. Their programs serve girls of all walks of life. I am a long-time volunteer with the program, I have given many girls an opportunity to learn more about themselves to become girls of courage, confidence and character.