Girl Scouts Visit Our Cabaña in Mexico

Girl Scouts Visit Our Cabaña in Mexico

Ever wonder what it’s like to travel with Girl Scouts? In this guest blog post, members of Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana share their experience at Nuestra Cabaña in Mexico… Day One Greetings from Mexico! This is Gillion (Joliet, IL) and Leianna (Chicago, IL) writing to you all. Today, we went to … Continue reading Girl Scouts Visit Our Cabaña in Mexico

Meet the Global Action Volunteer Team (Again!)

Meet the Global Action Volunteer Team (Again!)

Our Girl Scout volunteers are just like our Girl Scouts: fearless and determined! If you haven’t heard of the Global Action Volunteer Team (GAVT), it’s time to get to know them! This month’s Volunteer Spotlight goes to a special group of volunteers from Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana (GCNWI) who are passionate about travel, cultural … Continue reading Meet the Global Action Volunteer Team (Again!)

Camp at Home with Zoom into Summer Camp (ZISC)

Not quite ready for in-person camp? For Girl Scouts who are interested in participating in camp from the comfort of their own home or backyard, we introduce you Zoom into Summer Camp (ZISC)! See our featured programs below as well as all the information you need to participate. Program Structure Hosted by our program and … Continue reading Camp at Home with Zoom into Summer Camp (ZISC)

A Girl Scout’s Account of Her First Destination

A Girl Scout’s Account of Her First Destination

Girl Scout Lucianna A., 13 years old, describes her first Destination. She attended the trip “3…2…1…Happy New Year from Mexico” during winter break 2017. She was one of a group of girls from the United States who met girls from around the world at Our Cabaña, the WAGGGS World Centre. As a young adult, I … Continue reading A Girl Scout’s Account of Her First Destination

Join Girl Scouts at Our Cabaña in Mexico

Join Girl Scouts at Our Cabaña in Mexico

Calling all travel-loving teens! In 2017, Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana will host a Girl Scouts of the United States of America Destination to Mexico. From the traditional crafts to the tasty cuisine and ancient architecture to the upbeat music and dancing, Mexico’s vibrant culture is rich and exciting. This Destination will begin … Continue reading Join Girl Scouts at Our Cabaña in Mexico

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month | Celebrando Mes de la Herencia Hispana

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month | Celebrando Mes de la Herencia Hispana

Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! Today and every day we celebrate the rich diversity of the Latinx community and its contributions to our beautiful nation. During Hispanic Heritage Month, which begins on September 15 and continues until October 15, Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana (GSGCNWI) and Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) have … Continue reading Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month | Celebrando Mes de la Herencia Hispana

Lessons Learned While Roaming Italy

Lessons Learned While Roaming Italy

While visiting Italy over the summer, our tour guide pointed our the difference in cultures in the various cities. Even Italian constants such as pasta differed from region to region! For example, Bologna was famous for inventing lasagna and tortellini, while I learned how to make ravioli in Rome. Many of these cities also have … Continue reading Lessons Learned While Roaming Italy

Girl Scouts Journey to the Moon at Space Camp

Girl Scouts Journey to the Moon at Space Camp

Ever dream of blasting off into outer space? There’s a camp for that. This summer, two Girl Scouts from Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana enjoyed a six-day Space Academy experience at Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama. While there, they joined other Girl Scouts in learning how to command a space shuttle and training to solve … Continue reading Girl Scouts Journey to the Moon at Space Camp