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What is Girl Scouts?

Girl Scouts isn’t just a moment in her life, it’s a movement dedicated to building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place.

Why do families love us?

Girl Scouts is a way of life that brings out the best in your girl, even in the most challenging of times. While she’s learning about STEM, the outdoors, entrepreneurship, and important life skills, she’s discovering new ways to make your family and community stronger, kinder, and better for everyone.

How does it work?

Groups of Girl Scouts, called troops, typically meet weekly or biweekly for an hour or two. Guided by adult volunteers—often parents and caregivers—girls select exciting hands-on activities and projects, try new things, and cheer each other on. Together, they earn badges to reflect their successes and show the world what they’re made of.

What's the goal?

Making sure girls see and have opportunities to reach their potential isn’t just about helping them earn better grades, make better decisions, and lead happier lives (though it helps with those things too!). It’s about creating a more fair, equal, and compassionate world where every girl has a seat at the table and can make her dreams come true. Check out our values in the Girl Scout Promise and Law.

How can I get involved?

We will be so excited to welcome you and your girl! Whether you want to volunteer to start a new troop for your girl and her friends, join an existing troop, or have questions, please contact us. We’re here for you!

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas

Our Mission

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

Our Vision

To be the best organization to help girls thrive in the 21st century. 

Value Proposition

Girl Scouts is the only organization that prepares every girl to practice a lifetime of leadership, by providing access to countless girl-led experiences, skill-building opportunities, and connections, because girls built of courage, confidence, and character make the world a better place.  History of the Girl Scouts of the USA

Statement of Inclusivity

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas is proud to be part of an organization that has a 100 year+ history of being welcoming and inclusive.  Our policies of inclusion align with those of our national organization, Girl Scouts of the USA.  We value diversity and inclusivity and do not discriminate or recruit on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, socioeconomic status, physical or developmental ability, nor any other category protected by applicable state, federal or local law.  Through our programming, the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, girls develop skills to advance diversity and promote tolerance in the twenty-first century.  We are committed to understanding similarities and differences, building relationships and promoting a dialogue of acceptance and respect.  Each individual involved must uphold the tenant that Girl Scouting is for all girls.

Location

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas cover 32 counties (23,000 square miles) – beginning just North of Waco extending to the Oklahoma state line, and from Irving to the Louisiana border.

Counties Served:

Anderson, Camp, Cherokee, Collin, Dallas, Delta, Denton, Ellis, Fannin, Franklin, Freestone, Grayson, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Hopkins, Hunt, Kaufman, Lamar, Marion, Morris, Navarro, Panola, Rains, Red River, Rockwall, Rusk, Smith, Titus, Upshur, Van Zandt and Wood.

Our Council Area Map

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