Program Method | Girl Scouts

Girls make decisions and choose activities with guidance from their leader.

Learning by DoingLearning by Doing
Learning by Doing

Girls learn by hands-on activities that support an ongoing cycle of action and reflection.

Cooperative LearningCooperative Learning
Cooperative Learning

Girls work together on a common goal in an atmosphere of respect and cooperation.

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
Life Skills
Discover:  Girls find out who they are, what they care about and what their talents are.
Connect:  She will find ways to collaborate with other people, both locally and globally, to learn from others and expand her horizons.
Take Action:  Girls gain confidence by doing something to make the world a better place.
Strong Sense of Self:  Girls have confidence in themselves and their abilities and form positive identities.
Positive Values:  Girls act ethically, honestly and responsibly and show concern for others.
Challenge Seeking:  Girls take appropriate risks, try things even if they might fail and learn from mistakes.
Healthy Relationships:  Girls develop and maintain healthy relationships by communicating their feelings directly and resolving conflicts constructively.
Community Problem Solving:  Girls desire to contribute to the world in purposeful and meaningful ways, learn how to identify problems in the community and create “action plans” to solve them.
Girl Scout mother and daughter
Become a Girl Scout

Making friends, discovering your strengths and exploring new possibilities—it’s all waiting for you!