Girl Scouts Connect with Groupon for Spark Day!

On April 27, Juniors and Cadettes joined Groupon’s incredible team to learn about careers, listen to dad jokes, participate in hands-on activities, and speak to women in STEAM. Spark Day programs with Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana (GSGCNWI) are instrumental to getting Girl Scouts hands-on career experience in science, technology, engineering, the … Continue reading Girl Scouts Connect with Groupon for Spark Day!

Girl Scouts Become Energized by Exelon Spark Day!

On a snowy President’s Day, thirty-one Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors joined Exelon employees to learn about several types of renewable energy and the incredible career opportunities in the field. Girls built windmills, watched videos of different career stories, learned how nuclear energy works, and spoke with a panel of four professionals, including engineers, … Continue reading Girl Scouts Become Energized by Exelon Spark Day!

Girls Explore Careers at Spark Day with LGIM America!

People skills, creativity, and analytical thinking: these are three skills Girl Scouts have in spades. In the world of investment management and financial services, those three qualities come in handy. Cadettes and Juniors from Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana (GSGCNWI) had the awesome opportunity to develop these skills and connect with LGIM America (Legal and … Continue reading Girls Explore Careers at Spark Day with LGIM America!

Girls Look into the Future with MetLife!

Our Spark Day programs are special opportunities for Girl Scouts to take a leap and explore the future with professionals at the top of their fields of expertise. From STEAM programming to career development, Girl Scouts learn the essential steps to take their ideas beyond their daydreams. More than 30 Girl Scouts from Juniors to … Continue reading Girls Look into the Future with MetLife!

Member Monday: Sparking Interest in STEM!

Women hold less than 28% of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) jobs in the United States, but make up more than 47% of the U.S. workforce. We look to girls and women, then, to become part of the 1 million new STEM professionals needed in the workforce by 2025. Girl Scouts is an integral … Continue reading Member Monday: Sparking Interest in STEM!

Career and College Workshops for Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors!

If you’re a Cadette, Senior, or Ambassador Girl Scout, you probably fielded a lot of career aspirations and college planning questions over the holidays. Don’t let all those family members scare you–– you have more than enough time! Preparing for the future can be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. Thankfully, Girl … Continue reading Career and College Workshops for Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors!

Programs | The Girl Scout Difference

Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana 2020 Annual Report ← Previous Next → As a resilient and nimble organization, Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana responded swiftly and effectively to the impacts of COVID-19 by pausing all in-person Girl Scout programs. Almost overnight, we transformed our delivery model to ensure girls within our geography and beyond could access our unique programs and … Continue reading Programs | The Girl Scout Difference

Girl Scout Partners and Volunteers Create Virtual Space for Career Exploration

Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana (GCNWI) acted quickly to pivot from live, in-person programs, and events to an all-virtual platform this spring. Cross-functional teams aligned themed programming using online activity guides, webinars, and Zoom meetings. Girls and their families jumped into this new programming format to enhance online schooling and to fill … Continue reading Girl Scout Partners and Volunteers Create Virtual Space for Career Exploration

Fall Programs are Here!

Programs for All Ages (K-12) | Daisies (K-1) | Brownies (2-3) | Juniors (4-5) | Cadettes (6-8) | Seniors (9-10) & Ambassadors (11-12) | Adults & Volunteers From in-person outdoor programs, virtual workshops and badge starters, or leadership development for adults and volunteers, Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana (GSGCNWI) have a fall … Continue reading Fall Programs are Here!

NIPSCO and the Girl Scouts Celebrate Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day

NIPSCO and the Girl Scouts Celebrate Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day

130 young girls filled NIPSCO and NiSource’s Merrillville Headquarters in celebration of Engineering Week with dozens of teams of both NIPSCO engineers and girl scouts working together to create their own devices. This day was part of NIPSCO’s DAWN program who’s goal is to recruit, retain and accelerate the development of women at NIPSCO and … Continue reading NIPSCO and the Girl Scouts Celebrate Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day