The Girl Scout program is based on the Girl Scout
Promise and Law. It is also based on four fundamental goals that
encourage girls to:
Develop to their full potential.
Relate to others with increasing understanding, skill, and respect.
Develop a meaningful set of values to guide their actions and to provide
for sound decision-making.
Contribute to the improvement of society.
Daisy Girl Scouts (ages 5-6)
Brownie Girl Scouts (ages 6-8)
Junior Girl Scouts (ages 8-11)
STUDIO 2B (ages 11-17)
In addition to the Girl Scouts, troops are
registered with two adults serving as co-leaders (or a leader and
In some troops, the families all share in the leadership (planning and
carrying out activities). In this case, adults register as troop
committee members with one serving as the coordinator.
Black Hawk Council of Girl Scouts
The Girl Scouts of Badgerland Council, Inc. is
made up of several communities that help with the administration
of the Girl Scouts within our council. Each community has a volunteer
chairperson who holds leader meetings. These meetings take place several
times a year and are used to distribute information, conduct trainings,
and plan Girl Scouting in the area.
Girl Scouts of the USA and the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl
Girl Scouts of the USA is the world's largest
organization dedicated to helping girls everywhere build character and
gain skills for success in the real world. In an accepting and nurturing
environment, and in partnership with committed adult volunteers, girls
develop strong values, leadership skills, social conscience, and
conviction about their own potential and self-worth that will serve them
all their lives.
Founded in 1912 by Juliette Gordon Low, Girl Scouts' membership has
grown from 18 members in Savannah, Georgia, to nearly four million
members throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico and the
Virgin Islands, and in more than 80 countries through USA Girl Scouts
For More Information
To find out more about your local Girl Scouting, please call Tammy
Westphal at 887-3407.
*The information above was adapted from
the Girl Scouts of Badgerland Council's Web page, found at