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Girl Scouting in the School Day

Tough neighborhood? Not too tough for Girl Scouts! We bring our special skills to over 30 at-risk schools where we can help each girl there find value and meaning and deal with her challenges.  Our specialized series provide age-appropriate group mentoring experiences. Through the fun, energetic sessions girls learn social skills and respect. Here’s what we do: 

Bullying Prevention

STEM

Financial Literacy

Cognitive Behavior

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85% of girls reported they could identify bullying behaviors.

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83% of girls reported they were prepared to appropriately intervene when confronted with bullying situations.

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82% of girls report using a “thinking check-in” to help define and manage their feelings.

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50% of girls can control their tempers in difficult situations.

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75% of girls report that their conflict-resolution skills helped them help others.

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80% of girls participating in the Cookie Program demonstrate the five skills:
 

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Goal Setting

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Decision-Making

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Money Management

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People Skills

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Business Ethics
 


Quotes from real participants:

“I wanted to fight her for calling me names, but thought about what I learned at Girl Scouts and the consequences, so I just walked away.”
–Jessica

“There’s a lot of fighting on my way home from school each day. Participating in Girl Scouts afterschool program keeps me safe.”
–Girl Scout Cadette