Throughout school I have always taken the initiative to be active in many activities. One that I am especially proud of that has really influenced my life is taking part in my Girl Scout troop. Girl Scouts is a non-profit organization that has a focus on developing leadership roles in young girls and helping them to develop into mature young ladies. I have been a participant in Girl Scouts for almost 11 years now and Girl Scouts has really changed my life forever. When I first began Girl Scouts I was very shy and was always stuck inside my shell, but now I have truly grown all the way to the point of being able to assist with the younger girls. Being in the highest level of Girl Scouts I have also had to really take a major part in assisting
Girl Scout troop 1511 has transformed sufficiently deeper than Monday meetings, camping trips, and a time to see my friends. I joined 12 years ago, unaware of the importance it would it on me. It has become the most consistent and valuable organization I’ve been a part of throughout my life. Girl Scouts has presented me with opportunities that I wouldn’t have been able to accomplish single handedly. It’s led me to become a recipient of the Girl Scout Bronze and Silver Award. Along with having the opportunity to reach out to my community through service projects and gain numerous life skills that I’m able to use on an everyday basis.
Graciana is more than just an excellent academic student; she is also a leader in the St. Lucy’s Community. She serves as student council Vice President. Graciana’s leadership skills extend past student council. In the classroom, Graciana is always willing to step up and take leadership roles in small
It was just an ordinary day when my mom asked me if I wanted to go to the National Scout Jamboree in West Virginia. Immediately I said yes. Not knowing what in the world a jamboree was, I asked my mom what it was. I was them able to realize
A student and an athlete, Lauren has demonstrated over the past three years a determination and true passion for learning in the classroom and on the field. As her counselor for the past three years, Lauren has been a stellar role model. True to herself and others, she
6th Grade Camp Wapsie Story I had never been to Camp Wapsie Before. I didn't think I would like it, but I loved it. My favorite thing to do there was ziplining. I had never ziplined before, but I loved it. I wanted to climb the tower in 45 seconds.
In “Girl Scout’s project provides hope through hoops,” author Bill Plaschke argues that this half of a basketball court that Girl Scout, Claire Dundee, constructed outside of a Door of Hope apartment complex for women and their children who have been left homeless due to domestic violence is the reason for the kids who live there to have hope and something to look forward to every day. According to him, this basketball court is the kid’s private refuge, a place where they can go after school or on weekends and just let loose and bond with one another. Plaschke makes his first point by mentioning how these kids that live in this apartment complex really weren’t allowed outside before due to security reasons and not having a safe and reliable
After working with Peace Corps over the period of two years in high school from 2011-2013, where I initiated and facilitated two 5-day-self-empowerement leadership camps for 50 campers each to exemplify leadership skills. I mentored the campers about the goals and individual leadership skills to help them understand the process of the camp and how to identify and prevent negative peer pressure. I acted as a bridge between campers and Peace Corps Volunteers by providing both parties with cultural understanding of each other. The experience of public speaking, writing and communication skills and the connection made through this process helped me to stand out in 50 students from
Stripping and paving a football-field length path by six feet by hand sounds excruciating. That is because it is, but, how can one negotiate against a monstrous feat such as this? This is an obstacle I faced that made me extend my leadership abilities during my Eagle Scout project.
Through my church, family and The Boy Scouts of America I have learned to always give back and serve my community. As an adolescent and young man I have been able to give back to my community by volunteering in free stores for the less fortunate, food pantries, and serving free lunches during the summer to school age children. Even though this has helped build my character and shape my decision for my future, the most significant service project I have been a part of has been my Eagle Scout Service Project. I learned an important lesson in project management and taking responsibility for something significant. This act of responsibility has helped define my transition from a child to a young adult I can be proud of.
I’m a former Girl Scout and committed many years to this organization. From being a daisy (kindergarten) to becoming a senior (9th grade), I did and still greatly service my community. I have also been a part of Grace Teenshop Inc., which teaches young girls how to maintain good moral
At the time of my third Boy Scout summer camp I was becoming an older scout within the troop as most of the older members who used to be there had moved on and younger scouts were replacing them. Before going I was expecting my friend, Evan Marr, to be the Senior Patrol Leader for the week but his baseball team was more successful than expected and he could not go. I was expecting to be the Assistant Senior Patrol Leader for the weekend but I had been promoted at the last minute. I was 13, never lead a group of people and now I was responsible for a troop of fifteen to twenty people. I was thrown into the fire.
I used to work as the senior camp counselor of Raise Leaders Camp of Tae Kwon Do where I would have daily interactions with the youth campers and I set the example of how to be a leader to junior camp counselors. My responsibilities included supervising the campers, planning out field trips, and dealing with any conflicts that arose. Through this experience, I learned crucial leadership skills such as how to cooperate with fellow team members how to communicate to children in a manner they would understand and respect me at the same time. Moreover, I always made sure the campers had everything they needed and if they ever needed any help with a problem or just someone to talk to then they could always come to me.
When my grandfather earned his Eagle Scout Rank in 1933, he unknowingly began what would become a family tradition that has helped mold my personal perspective today. He ignited a passion for Boy Scouts within my family, which continued through my father, and was fulfilled by me when I earned the Rank of Eagle in 2014. Scouting formed me into the person I am today more so than any other activity I have ever been involved with, reinforcing my family’s emphasis on leadership, service, and work ethic.
The Boy Scouts of America and the Girls Scouts of the USA are both nonprofit organizations that can be the most wonderful experiences in one’s life. Being a Boy Scout or Girl Scout can help the youth develop maturity and character, as they grow with age and enter adulthood. Through the process of volunteering and showing leadership skills, Boy Scouts of America and Girls Scouts of the USA are both life-changing organizations. One involved in any of the two organizations will create unity throughout their community and uphold a legacy. While the youth involved in one of the two organizations earn achievements and countless awards, scouting can be utilized to create an exceptional college admission resume. Although the Girls Scouts of the