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My First Girl Scout Essay

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Alabama was an experience that could never be achieved without the girl scouts. Through the numerous references and papers needed to be filled out the destination process became more and more scary. What if I didn't make it? Maybe my essay wasn't the best and everyone had done better who had applied? 100 thoughts ran through my mind until one day I received an email stating my acceptance into my first girl scout destination ever. From then on it was only a countdown of months and days until I was in Huntsville Alabama. With 6 days of orbiters, space presentations, and time with Team Miranda the 16 girl scouts I was paired with at the beginning of the week Space Academy taught me more than any science textbook could about space. While Space Academy could be compared…show more content…
From meeting famous astronauts to controlling an orbiter as a mission specialist the week was everything I dreamt of. Since my team was composed of girl scouts every activity was a team effort and every action was supported and considered by the girl scout law in mind. With the Girl Scouts on our side all 84 girls in Alabama that week learned something new in the science field and about themselves. Without it being a GS destination not only would I have never gotten to go to Alabama, but my interest for space may not have been found. Ralph Waldo Emerson once said “Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not”. Relating this quote to Alabama the memories will always be close to my heart making it a beautiful trip. Also,with much thought I can say that I’m quite grateful to have been able to do a Girl Scout destination and learn what I did. Every Girl Scout whom I am now friends with from all 50 states and 2 additional countries now carry memories that will last them a lifetime. Memories of new knowledge, the amount of fun they had, and really the new Girl Scouts they
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