Girl Scout Leadership Experience
Girl Scouts has always been about service and leadership. Now we have nationally standard, outcomes-based program activities designed to guide girls along a path to leadership. During nation-wide focus groups, girls indicated what leadership meant to them and determined the 15 leadership benefits or outcomes. The Girl Scout Leadership Experience identifies three "keys" to leadership (replacing the four program goals). Through this program, girls learn to:
In Girl Scouting, it's not just "what girls do" (activities), but "how" (processes) they do the (activities). These processes are Girl-Led, Learning by Doing, and Cooperative Learning.
For more information on the philosophy and national outcomes, check out this section of GSUSA's website and download your very own copy of "Transforming Leadership" today!
The Books - GSLE Philosophy