More than 3,000 Girl Scouts, adult volunteers, alumnae, council board and staff members, and GSUSA National Board and staff members participated in 100th anniversary surveys and interviews. This collective vision is helping to shape plans for commemorating such an important milestone.
As you’ll see, GSUSA is planning many exciting events to reflect Girl Scouts as the voice of and for girls. At the same time, councils across the country are planning local and statewide anniversary events and activities. Girl Scouts - Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas will be holding numerous events throughout 2012 to celebrate this monumental occasion!
100th Anniversary Activity Guide
The 100th Anniversary Activity Guide is a great resource for all things 100th Anniversary! This "living" document will be updated regularly as more information becomes available, so be sure to check back frequently to stay up-to-date on Council events, as well as, GSUSA events and activities from other councils. Download the 100th Anniversary Guide here.
Girl Scout Forever Green
Through this nationwide community "take action” project, Girl Scouts will be at the forefront of environmental sustainability, leading schools and communities in conserving energy and protecting natural resources. Find more information on the Girl Scout Forever Green page!
Juliette's Legacy Trunk
Juliette's Legacy 100th Anniversary Activity Trunks are available for check-out from each regional office. Each trunk contains vintage programs and activities that reflect the 100 year history of Girl Scouting. These trunks can be checked out by Troops/Service Units for a period of 2 weeks by completing the check-out form. Check out requires a $25 refundable deposit. Upon completion of the activities, Juliette's Legacy patch can be ordered from a Council shop for $2 each.
100th Anniversary Illustrated Book
Girl Scout Merchandise secured a national licensing agreement with publisher Stewart, Tabori & Chang (a division of Harry N. Abrams) for an illustrated book celebrating Girl Scouts’ 100th anniversary. The book, which was published in Fall 2011, and is available in book stores, other book-carrying retail venues, and Girl Scout council shops.
Commemorative Girl Scout Merchandise
A line of 100th anniversary Girl Scout merchandise is available in the Council shops. Items include T-shirts, messenger bags, and a collector’s series of patches and pins. Merchandise designed for girls are contemporary and future-focused, and there is a vintage-themed line for adults. Be sure to check out the Shop page for more information!
Commemorative Girl Scout Silver Coin
Girl Scouts’ Centennial Commemorative Coin will be minted in 2013, marking the end of the celebration of our first 100 years and the beginning of our second century of leadership. Ten dollars from the sale of each coin will help fund much-needed renovations at the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace in Savannah, Georgia.
100th Anniversary Diamonds Council Yearbook
To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Girl Scouting, the Diamonds Council is offering a special yearbook containing news articles and photos throughout the year. The yearbook will photos of special 100th Anniversary themed programs throughout the year, as well as, news articles from across the council.
The 100th Anniversary Yearbook will be a great way to remember how the Diamonds celebrated the milestone, with everything from the Birthday Bash at the Clinton Presidential Center to 100 Tents for 100 Years, and much more! Purchase yours today!
Yearbook Info and Order Form