A 2019 report from the Girl Scout Research Institute,
Girls Soar in the Outdoors, shows that
when girls participate in Girl Scout outdoor programming, they become
more interested in the outdoors, feel more confident in their
abilities, are more committed to environmental stewardship, and
develop stronger outdoor competence.
Outdoor programs transform girls’ understanding and appreciation of
nature, while helping them build a unique set of skills. They gain
confidence in their ability to take on new challenges and succeed in
life. With environmental stewardship, girls understand how their
behaviors impact the environment and what they can do to protect the
One example of a wonderful outdoor activity that will be possible
with a revitalized, safe boardwalk and new pavilion: our younger girls
will have a chance to experience the joy of camping out for the very
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