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Girl Scouts is NOT cancelled

Courtesy of
Girl Scouts of
Southern Alabama

The coronavirus has school-aged children across the state and country confined to their homes and limiting their activities and social engagement. That is why Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama (GSSA) wants you to know that Girl Scouts is NOT cancelled. GSSA is bringing the exploration, fun and learning of Girl Scouts to your family even when circumstances are holding you back from other activities. After all, Girl Scouts is not somewhere girls go or something they do—it is who they are day in, day out.

Girl Scouts works. It is the best leadership experience for girls in the world for one good reason: it is girl-led. The inclusive, all-female environment of a Girl Scout troop creates a safe space where girls can try new things, develop a range of skills, take on leadership roles and just be themselves.

“As the expert on girls, GSSA is uniquely poised to help girls and their families adapt to our new reality,” said GSSA CEO Karlyn Edmonds. “This year, we will even have the option for girls to join Virtual Troops.”

GSSA is hosting weekly virtual registration sessions via Facebook Live starting Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. through Oct. 15. Parents can tune in and hear more about Girl Scouting, different troop options and how to register. To find a full list of all of the Discover Girl Scouts events, you can visit their Facebook page.

With unparalleled programming proven to unleash girls’ potentials, Girl Scouts is the place for girls. Research shows that girls learn best in an all-girl, girl-led environment where they’re encouraged to try new things, develop a range of skills, take on leadership roles and just have fun being themselves.

So what are you waiting for? At Girl Scouts, she’ll discover who she is, what she’s passionate about and what she wants to achieve—both today and in the future. She’ll discover all she can be and everything she can accomplish when she has the right tools and a safe space to shine—and work together to change the world. Not a Girl Scout yet? No problem! Troops are forming now— to join or volunteer go to www.girlscoutssa.org/join or call 1-800-239-6636.

About Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama

Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama serves more than 5,000 girls ages 5-17 and 2,500 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader) to change the world. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls and have been for more than 100 years and a recent recipient of the Montgomery Impact Maker Award. With programming across 30 counties, GSSA offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate or join call 800-239-6636 or visit www.girlscoutssa.org.

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