Girl Scouts

Girl Scout, Charlotte, Donates to a Good Cause

Independent Girl Member, Charlotte, assembled and donated 15 “birthday in a bag” kits to the Paradise Valley Emergency Food Bank. Each bag included cake mix, frosting, pans, candles, and festive napkins and plates. Q. Why did you decide to do this particular community service?  A. Most people don’t donate cake supplies to the food bank, so families who get food …

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Learning Leadership through Action

Annie, a sophomore at Deer Valley High School, is passionate about nearly everything. A performer, she loves theater and dance. Recently, she exhibited her love for the arts and her community by organizing a charity art show to support the Deer Valley Dance Department and the Arizona Artist’s Guild Scholarship Fund. Her idea for an art show occurred to her …

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Emily Sells 4,650 Boxes of Girls Scout Cookies

The much anticipated Girl Scout cookie season has begun! This year is the celebration of the 100th year of the first known sale of cookies by Girl Scouts. The Girl Scout–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council will have over 20,000 girls selling cookies in central and northern Arizona. The Council’s top seller for 2016 was Emily Inserra, a freshman at Willow Canyon High …

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Unique Summer Camps With a Traditional Girl Scout Experience

With the New Year approaching, Girl Scouts – Arizona Cactus-Pine Council is revving up for next year’s camp registration, which will open Feb. 1, 2017. With the recent addition of the Parsons Leadership Center for Women and Girls at Camp South Mountain, Girl Scouts – Arizona Cactus-Pine Council is proud to offer four camps, all of which are unique to …

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Scottsdale Girl Scout Allison Daugherty Makes a Difference With Her Smile Project

Allison Daugherty’s summers shadowing at dentist offices inspired her to address the problem of poor oral hygiene in the Valley’s youth. Knowing that young people have heard “brush and floss” so many times that it sounds like a broken record, she wanted to provide this demographic with new and meaningful information about their teeth. Allison gave presentations to groups between …

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