They develop interest, confidence, competence and advocacy. Outdoor experiences prepare girls for adventure, inspire environmental stewardship and instill natural curiosity that activates risk-taking in our young leaders.
Progression allows Girl Scouts to learn the skills they need to become competent in the outdoors, including how to plan and organize outoor activities. Acknowledge a girl's mastery of an outdoor skill and invite her to challenge herself futher by taking that next step up and out! Outdoor fun can be endless when girls lead!
Thanks to a grant from the Elliott Wildlife Values Project, GSUSA has created nine new outdoor skill-building videos especially for volunteers newer to Girl Scouts and older Girl Scouts as they take younger girls outside: