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2012-09-20 / Community News

Girl Scouts Gear Up for Back to School

Look for a recruitment rally near you

Girl Scouts of Central Texas makes it easy for you to join the world’s largest organization dedicated to empowering girls to be leaders. Recruitment rallies are being organized now by your local Girl Scout staff and public school districts to help girls in grade levels K- 12 begin their Girl Scout journey.

All Girl Scouts of Central Texas programs and activities - from camping to computers, arts to engineering, and service projects to field trips - are designed to challenge and prepare girls for the future. In all activities, girls play an active part in planning and decision-making while creating memories that will last a lifetime.

“Girl Scouts is celebrating 100 years as the premier leadership organization for girls,” says Etta Moore, Chief Executive Officer of Girl Scouts of Central Texas. “Girl Scouts strives to be the expert on their growth and development. Whether by troop/group or individually, we have aligned our energy and intention to build girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place.”

Girl Scouting is available to every girl including those in private school and those being home-schooled. To register a girl you care about, or to learn about a recruitment rally near you, visit www.gsctx.org<http:// www.gsctx.org/> or contact your local Program Pathway Coordinator at (800)-733-0011.

Connect with Girl Scouts of Central Texas on Facebook<http:/ /www.facebook.com/GSCTX> and Twitter<http://twitter.com/#!/ GSCTXcouncil>.

About Girl Scouts of Central Texas:

Girl Scouts of Central Texas serves over 21,000 girls in grades K-12 and over 13,000 adult volunteers in 46 Central Texas counties. Headquartered in Austin, Girl Scouts of Central Texas has program centers in Brownwood, Bryan, Killeen, San Angelo and Waco. Through outcomes-based leadership opportunities, girls discover their own potential, connect with others and take action to improve their communities. Girl Scouting offers an array of fun, educational programs focusing on fine arts, science and technology, math, the environment, community service and life skills. Girl Scouts lead with courage, confidence and character, to make the world a better place.

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