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Olympic Ambitions for Zoey



A simple summer camp activity has spun into Olympic ambition for Junior Girl Scout Zoey Buntjer. Two summers ago Zoey discovered archery during her first Camp Foxtail adventure. Now at 10 years old, and with several Girl Scout archery programs under her belt, Zoey has taken up private lessons. Attending weekly lessons, Zoey is on the fast track to meeting requirements to begin competitive archery tournaments.


"I am so glad that Girl Scouts got me started on this great sport, and I cannot wait to go to the Olympics," she said.


Camp is the ultimate self-esteem builder where kids discover the "I Can Do Anything!" attitude. Zoey is true inspiration to that phrase - she set a goal and put her Olympic dreams into action. Zoey is just one of more than 500 girls who will discover their own abilities and enjoy the summer fun of being a kid! Read more on Zoey's story here! 

Drop-in Center Youth Dine
Buca di Beppo


Buca di Beppo served up some pasta and fun to more than 100 underprivileged Clark County students in coordination with the Girl Scouts.   


On June 28, youth at the Vera B and Sherman Garden community centers participated in marinara finger-painting, meatball   putting and pizza dough tossing, followed by some yummy family-style Italian dishes. During the summer break, many of these youth rely on the Girl Scouts Drop-in center program for nutritious meals. 

Troops in Action
Cadette Troop 199

Cadette troop 199 received an award from the Look Out Kids About organization and Channel 13 July 9 for their community service project where they painted a safety stencil at all the crosswalks around Betsy Rhodes Elementary   School.

This community service project was part of earning their
Leadership Award for the aMaze Journey. 

Girls in Action


More than 20 Junior, Cadette, Senior and Ambassador girls came together in June to learn all about the exciting sport of SCUBA! The girls worked with a certified scuba instructor to gain the basics in underwater diving. The best part, they got to simulate a real dive in the Sport Chalet pool!  Plus, have a blast playing underwater games and experimenting with underwater photography.

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July 2012

In This Issue
World of Girls
Drop-in Center Youth
Troops in Action
Girls in Action

In The News

6/19 - Girl Scouts Honor Gold and Silver Award Recipients
View News


6/17 - Girl Scouts Leave for Summer Camp


6/12 - Girl Scout Earns Gold Award for Raising Awareness of Bullying  

Centennial View 


6/12 - Girl Scouts Take Action to Fix Crosswalk


6/12 - Girl Scout troop takes crosswalk safety into their own hands

6/12 - Vegas Girl Scouts Spread Crosswalk Safety Message

To see more stories about Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada visit,

Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada - 2941 Harris Ave. - 702.385.3677