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Kudos of the Month: Girl Scouts


ROBOTICS ROCKSTARS: In 2016, the Lego Queens Girl Scouts robotics team won first place in Core Values at the FIRST Lego League by the Oklahoma Science and Engineering Foundation.



Girl Scouts is celebrating 105 years as the leading leadership development organization for girls.

On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low organized the very first Girl Scout troop. G.I.R.L. stands for go-getter, innovator, risk-taker and leader.
Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma serves approximately 13,000 girls and volunteers in 30 eastern Oklahoma counties and is a United Way agency. The national organization as a whole is 2.6 million strong—1.8 million girls and 800,000 adults.

The Girl Scout Leadership Experience is a one-of-a-kind leadership development program for girls. It is based on time-tested methods and research-backed programming that teaches girls leadership skills through activities such as night-time hikes, missions on the International Space Station, lobbying the city council, and running her own cookie business.

Research shows that girls learn best in an all-girl, girl-led and girl-friendly environment.
Girl Scouts endeavors to create an environment where girls can practice different skills, explore their potential and take on leadership positions.

For more information on how to volunteer, donate, or join, visit www.gseok.org. Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma is a proud 2013 recipient of the Oklahoma Business Ethics Consortium’s Community Impact Award and Alpha Kappa Alpha’s Social Justice and Human Rights Award.

Updated 02-20-2018

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