he new year is a natural time for reflection. When I look back at 2020, I see a year where our Girl Scouts
Our first season of Live from Girl Scouts successfully garnered more than 6,000 registrations during it’s initial run and I am excited to announce that Season 2 of Live from Girl Scouts will commence on March 2! With 10 weeks of programs to choose from, she is sure to find a topic that sparks her interest and imagination! Turn to pg. 6 for all the details and be sure to watch your email for registration information. As we look toward the arrival of spring, I encourage you to participate in early bird registration. The benefits are many—including being the first to know about exciting developments and programs at Girl Scouts. Turn to pgs. 4-5 to check out our awesome incentives and be sure to re-register you and your Girl Scout on April 1 so she doesn’t miss a minute of the fun! Our girls did not stop growing during the pandemic and Girl Scouts stayed strong in the face of obstacles! The creativity and innovation displayed by our volunteers and families have allowed girls to continue to
represented our core values of courage, confidence and character more than ever before. As girls adjusted to virtual learning, limited access to social engagements, and cancellation of extra-curricular activities, it became more important than ever for Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri to find creative and innovative ways to bring the best leadership development To that end, in October 2020 we launched Live from Girl Scouts—a brand new series of interactive programs delivered in-person and online. Live from Girl Scouts offers girls the opportunity to combine leadership and growth in a fun, flexible and informal environment featuring in-person and virtual experiences that support girl-driven exploration and learning. program for girls to each Girl Scout in our region.
build skills, grow in confidence and challenge themselves in a safe, girl- led environment. Thank you for choosing Girl Scouts for your family! Together, we will make 2021 a year like no other!
Yours in Girl Scouting,
Bonnie Barczykowski CEO, Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri