Girl Scouts of the USA

About Girl Scouts of the USA

Founded in 1912, Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls and the leading authority on their healthy development. Millions of Girl Scout alums across the country and the world have gone on to achieve incredible things and make a tremendous impact in fields ranging from public policy, medicine, journalism, and athletics to international relations, science, technology, art, and entertainment.

As a mission-driven organization, GSUSA champions girls as they explore their worlds, try new things, and develop the courage, confidence, and character to make the world a better place. From stargazing during a first overnight camping trip to building robots, navigating a rocky hiking trail, working together on a community project, and learning about the importance of environmental stewardship, Girl Scouts of all backgrounds and abilities can unapologetically be themselves as they rise to meet new challenges and discover the issues that matter most to them. Along the way they learn the power of friendship, connection, and teamwork.

Girl Scouts are doers, innovators, problem-solvers, creators, and dreamers, and the GSUSA team is here to center, support, and inspire them, working with 111 local councils across the country and USA Girl Scouts Overseas to deliver our life-changing Girl Scout Leadership Experience.

Girl Scouts of the USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


Senior Girl Scout

August 1993 - August 2003 Santa Maria, CA
“As a child scout, I enjoyed learning outdoor skills: camping, knots, knife skills, camp fire building, box oven cooking, sanitizing and meal prep. I enjoyed working on various service projects including Leaderama, Friendship Day, and traveling through California: Knottsberry Farm, Universal Studios, Griffith Observatory, Ronald Regan Library, Sea World, Great America and Winchester Mystery House with the Jelly Belly Factory plus San Francisco. I learned how to set up booths, count cash and privately raise money with family while selling cookies and nuts. I learned how to maintain customers through magazine sells and learned to set goals through reward structure. ”

program facilitator

January 2018 Phoenix, AZ
“Networking and working with undeserved populations”
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