Mission: Girl scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place. Girl scouting is girl led, where girls work together and learn collaboratively and experientially. Girls work under the guidance, coaching and mentorship of quality adult volunteers, who deliver the girl scout leadership experience curriculum.
Programs: The girl scout leadership experience is available to all girls in grades k-12 in ten counties: charlotte, collier, desoto, glades, hardee, hendry, highlands, lee, manatee and sarasota. Girl scouting is a membership organization and open to all girls and their families within the service area. Girl scouting is girl led, delivered by positive and qualified adult volunteers, where girls together, learn by doing. Girls thrive in an all-girl environment, based on their developmental needs and meet goals to discover who they are, connect with others, and take action by making their community and world a better place. The girl scout leadership experience is focused in the areas of: healthy living, the environment, stem (science, technology, engineering and math), financial empowerment/business literacy, and the arts. Girls and volunteers join girl scouting through a variety of pathways: troop, series, event, virtual, camp/environmental leadership, and travel. Professional staff identify, recruit, select, prepare, supervise, recognize and retain adult volunteers who deliver the program with and for girls. Staff ensure that all girls have access to the program through a variety of marketing, educational and outreach efforts. Financial assistance is available to support girls who might otherwise be unable to participate due to financial barriers. Girl scouts of gulfcoast florida is chartered by girl scouts of the usa and aligns with the mission, vision and goals of the national organization. Girl scouts of gulfcoast florida offers two camp properties and eight facilities for the delivery of the girl scout leadership experience.