85% of girls reported they could identify bullying behaviors.
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:
83% of girls reported they were prepared to appropriately intervene when confronted with bullying situations.
82% of girls report using a “thinking check-in” to help define and manage their feelings.
50% of girls can control their tempers in difficult situations.
75% of girls report that their conflict-resolution skills helped them help others.
80% of girls participating in the Cookie Program demonstrate the five skills:
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.”
“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