Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Girl Scouts Going Places

From China to Costa Rica and from Spain to South Africa... you'll be amazed to see where Girl Scouts are going!  And you can join them!  In fact, you should join them!  Check out this video to see why...


It's much easier than you might think!

TODAY: Check out all of your tremendous travel options here!

BY JANUARY 31: Submit your application and letters of recommendation to Jenna at jgoldman@gsutah.org.

BY MARCH 4: All applicants are notified of their status.

BY MARCH 20: Apply for a travel scholarship, if you are interested. We know travel can be expensive and we don't want that to be a barrier for you. We have money set aside to help. To apply, contact Jenna at jgoldman@gsutah.org.

Bon Voyage!

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Girl Scouts of Utah Patch Programs

Check out our new Girl Scouts of Utah Patch Programs!  They are designed with YOU in mind and will help you learn about our five program initiatives...


1. Advocacy


2. Healthy Living

Make New Friends
Inner Strength
Living Healthy


3. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)

Starry Nights
Engineering Girls
Math Genius


4. Financial Literacy

Cookie Business
College Bound
Invest, Invest, Invest
Does Money Grow on Trees?


5. Outdoor

Art In Nature
Urban
Winter


Step 1: Complete the required number of steps for the Discover, Connect, Take Action sections of each patch.

Step 2: Complete the Program Patch Form and turn into the Girl Scout shop. (Patches are not guaranteed to be in stock and may have up to a one month waiting period for shipment to arrive.)

Step 3: Wear your patch proudly on the back of your uniform! Tell others what you learned by completing this patch program!

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Want Samoa?

It's that time of year! There's so much to do with the holidays approaching and with everything going on, but don't forget sign up for our Cookie Program!



The Cookie Program starts in January and it's the perfect opportunity to fund your own Girl Scout experience while developing skills such as:

  • Goal Setting
  • Decision Making
  • Money Management
  • People Skills
  • Business Ethics

For more information about our Cookie Program click HERE.

Don't miss out! To participate in the Cookie Program as a Juliette, please email Mindy at mharmon@gsutah.org before December 15th.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Ready, Set, Go Girl Scouts!

Are you new to Girl Scouts and wondering what materials you need? Here’s a resource to help you get started on awards, badges, uniforms, and insignia. You can purchase the items below online or at the Girl Scout shop.

Girl Scout Daisy Grades K-1


BOOKS
  • The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting for Daisies
  • Choose One Journey Book: Daisy Flower Garden or Between Earth and Sky or 3 cheers for Animals!

    UNIFORM
  • Daisy Tunic or Vest
  • Flag Patch
  • Utah Council ID Set
  • Juliette Patch or Troop Numerals
  • Insignia Tab
  • WAGGGS Pin
  • Daisy Pin




  • Girl Scout Brownie Grades 2-3

    BOOKS
  • The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting for Brownies
  • Choose One Journey Book: Brownie Quest or W.O.W. or A World For Girls

    UNIFORM
  • Brownie Sash or Vest
  • Flag Patch
  • Utah Council ID Set
  • Juliette Patch or Troop Numerals
  • Insignia Tab
  • WAGGGS Pin
  • Brownie Pin



  • Girl Scout Junior Grades 4-5

    BOOKS
  • The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting for Juniors
  • Choose One Journey Book: Agent of Change or Get Moving or aMUSE

    UNIFORM
  • Junior Sash or Vest
  • Flag Patch
  • Utah Council ID Set
  • Juliette Patch or Troop Numerals
  • Insignia Tab
  • WAGGGS Pin
  • Girl Scout Pin




  • Girl Scout Cadette Grades 6-8

    BOOKS
  • The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting for Cadettes
  • Choose One Journey Book: aMAZE or Breathe or Media

    UNIFORM
  • Cadette/Senior/Ambassador Sash or Vest
  • Flag Patch
  • Utah Council ID Set
  • Juliette Patch or Troop Numerals
  • Insignia Tab
  • WAGGGS Pin
  • Girl Scout Pin




  • Girl Scout Senior Grades 9-10

    BOOKS
  • The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting for Seniors
  • Choose One Journey Book: GIRLtopia or Sow What or Mission: Sisterhood

    UNIFORM
  • Cadette/Senior/Ambassador Sash or Vest
  • Flag Patch
  • Utah Council ID Set
  • Juliette Patch or Troop Numerals
  • Insignia Tab
  • WAGGGS Pin
  • Girl Scout Pin




  • Girl Scout Ambassador Grades 11-12

    BOOKS
  • The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting for Ambassadors
  • Choose One Journey Book: Your Voice Your World or Justice or Bliss

    UNIFORM
  • Cadette/Senior/Ambassador Sash or Vest
  • Flag Patch
  • Utah Council ID Set
  • Juliette Patch or Troop Numerals
  • Insignia Tab
  • WAGGGS Pin
  • Girl Scout Pin



  • Get your Girl Scout stuff and let's get this party started!

    Thursday, October 9, 2014

    Once in a Lifetime Opportunity!

    Can you believe that the 53rd Girl Scout National Convention is just 7 days away?



    The Girl Scout National Convention happens only every three years.  Different councils around the country have the opportunity to host the convention and this year, it's right here in Salt Lake City, Utah.  This is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity!  Join us and feel the excitement of being a part of a national movement focused on girls.

    Wondering how to get involved?

      • VOLUNTEER (http://www.gsutah.org/volunteer-convention)
      • VISIT THE HALL OF EXPERIENCES (http://convention.girlscouts.org/hall-of-experiences/)
      • BE INSPIRED BY SPEAKERS AND ENTERTAINERS (http://convention.girlscouts.org/speakers/)
      • AND SO MUCH MORE! (http://convention.girlscouts.org/)
    I'll be there!  Will you?

    Wednesday, September 3, 2014

    Convention is coming and we need you!

    We're looking for Daisies to Ambassadors interested in being part of the flag procession at the 2014 Girl Scout Convention opening ceremonies October 16th at the Salt Palace Convention Center!



    Practice Dates:

    • September 27, 1:00-3:00 pm at the Council Resource Center in Salt Lake City
    • October 4, 1:00-3:00 pm at the Council Resource Center in Salt Lake City
    • On site practices at the Salt Palace during the week of October 13th
    • Opening ceremony at the 2014 Girl Scout Convention October 16th
    Sign up for the flag procession by SEPTEMBER 19th!  This will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity you won’t soon forget!  For more information contact Brandy at (801) 716-5160 or bstrand@gsutah.org.

    Thursday, August 28, 2014

    2014 Girl Scout Convention

    2014 Girl Scout Convention—It’s Worth the Trip to Salt Lake City!



    The Girl Scout Convention is an opportunity worth the trip to Salt Lake City. With special guest speakers, amazing special events, an expo hall (Hall of Experiences) aimed at girls and adults, and the opportunity to meet Girl Scouts from across the world, this event has something for everyone to enjoy! Event volunteers really get the best deal, as volunteers get access to several free events!


    For more details, check out:

    Don't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity!