Girl Scouts of the USA

Girl Scouts of the USA is the world's pre-eminent organization dedicated solely to girls all girls where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success in the real world. In partnership with committed adult volunteers, Girl Scouts cultivate their full individual potential. The qualities they develop in Girl Scouting leadership, values, social conscience, and conviction about their own self-worth serve them all their lives.

Today there are nearly 3.7 million Girl Scouts 2.8 million girl members and 942,000 adult members. Girl Scouts of the USA was chartered by the U.S. Congress on March 16, 1950. Through its membership in the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, Girl Scouts of the USA is part of a worldwide family of 8.5 million girls and adults in 140 countries. More than 50 million American women enjoyed Girl Scouting during their childhood.

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