The Girl Scout TOP Blog

July 13, 2015

Summer is here and the outdoors are awaiting. Check out the summer issue of the Spirit magazine when it hits your mailbox soon (or download it here) for great outdoor inspiration:

The I can’t wait to … Venture Out! story that starts on page 9 includes lots of great tips for getting your girl outdoors. Want to make more outdoor adventures happen? Go to page 10...
June 29, 2015

Girls asked, we answered! The new Outdoor badges are coming to the council shops soon. Can’t wait to get started? Download the digital requirements today and connect with the outdoors. 

Brownie Outdoor Explorer Badge

Junior Horseback Riding Badge

Cadette Archery Badge

Senior Paddling Badge

Ambassador Ultimate Recreation Challenge Badge


April 7, 2015

Spring is finally here! We're so done with being cooped up inside, its time to Get Outdoors!

There's lots of outdoor adventures coming up across the council:

April 17 - Wichita Falls // Galactic Adventure // All ages overnight, learn about space and reach for the stars! >> ...

March 18, 2015

Outdoor Adventurer, Horseback Riding, Archery, Paddling, and Ultimate Recreation Challenge - we're so excited for the new outdoor badges!

Encourage your girls to cast their votes for the rocking design of their choice—they have until this Friday, March 20th!

Vote now! >> http://bit.ly/1EXPvlH

March 10, 2015

The Fort Worth chapter of the Alumnae Association recently held their Annual Celebration and Business Meeting. During the event, members elected officers, celebrated the alumnae events of the past year and raised funds for the annual Gold Award Pin Drive. The celebration also featured guest speaker, Libby Watson, who spoke about the Girl Scout Handshake Project.

Check out more photos from the event on our...

March 4, 2015

Our Troop works hard during Cookie Selling season to sell as many cookies as we can so we can build our Troop Profits up to fund our Take Action Projects through the year.

Last year, our Troop spent $400 putting a Shade Garden in at the Church that our Troop meets at.  The church has had a hard time getting any plants to grow in the very shady location on the side of the church.  The garden area is under many trees so hardly any light gets to the garden area.  Before we got started...

March 3, 2015

      I am a #cookieboss. I know my customers' favorite cookies, from the policeman around the corner to the lady across town. One of  my neighbors is a sucker for both of the peanut butter cookies. Another customer uses Lemonades as crust for a cheesecake. Who would have thought of that?!

     Someone down the street orders Thin Mints every year, so I save him a box or two. My dad gets Thanks A Lots and puts a marshmallow on it so it's like a smore. They're very good. The family...

February 3, 2015

The Girl Scouts annual Women of Distinction program brings together and recognizes a group of purpose-driven, women leaders in business, government and philanthropy; who, like our girls, are dedicated to service and leadership.  Honorees do not need to be previous Girl Scouts, however a connection to Girl Scouts is recommended.

Nominations for 2015 Women of Distinction honors in Lubbock and Fort Worth are now closed. Thank you those who submitted nominations!

January 22, 2015
Join Us!

Join us for the 2015 Annual Council Meeting on January 31, 2015 .  During this yearly meeting, our Girl Scout delegates elect new Board Development Committee members, new members of the GS-TOP Board of Directors, and this year delegates will approve new bylaws for GS-TOP.  This year's Annual Meeting will feature a keynote speech by former GSUSA Board Treasurer, Joan Wagnon.

For more information and to register, go to...

January 15, 2015

Buying Girl Scout Cookies is about so much more than just handing over money for a box of treats. It's about the skills a girl gains from interacting directly with you – the cookie customer! It's about the experience of running her very own cookie business and working with others – learning important lifelong lessons along the way. That's why we encourage you to buy your cookies from a Girl Scout and ask her questions: What is her goal this year? What does she look forward to doing with her...