Mission: Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.
Girl Scouts is the world’s preeminent organization dedicated solely to girls where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, build character and skills for success in the real world. In partnership with adult volunteers, girls develop qualities that will serve them all their lives – like leadership, strong values, social conscience, and conviction about their potential and self-worth. Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois (GSofSI) provides premier leadership experience for more than 9,000 girls in 40.5 southern Illinois counties, providing more than 170 educational programs in the pillars of outdoors, financial literacy, STEM, and healthy living. Girl Scout programming is girl-driven, reflecting the ever-changing needs and interests of today’s girls.