Teen Connection

Girl Board Member Application Process Revised

Are you between the ages of 14-18? Want to be the voice for girls? Ready for a leadership position? Then you should apply to be a girl board member.


Each year, associations select a teen Girl Scout to serve as an ex-officio girl member on the board of directors. As ex-officio members, these eight girls do not vote, but attend all board meetings, providing valuable input on a variety of issues.


Get more information on this and additional leadership opportunities here.


Power of One

Always had a friend who wanted to join Girl Scouts or have a girl in mind who would love the great leadership opportunities we offer?! This is the time to get them registered. If they register between November 1-December 31, you AND your friend will receive a limited edition Power of One patch! Look for more info in future council updates.

Mission Romania

Girl Scout Ambassador Kati DeHaven has grand plans for her Gold Award Take Action project! She's purchasing a multi-passenger vehicle for use by the First United Methodist Association of Romania. Every Girl Scout member is invited to connect with the project by making a $1 donation.

What can a $1 do? $1 = bottle of water, $1 = burger/fries, $1 x each GSSWT member = more than enough for the people of Romania to enjoy church as a family!

Check out the Facebook page for more information.

Donations are tax deductible and can be sent to Canyon Lake UMC, 206 Flintstone Drive, Canyon Lake, TX 78133 (make checks payable to CLUMC with memo as Romanian Bus).

Upcoming Teen Program Ops

¿Cómo Vives?
Interested in sculpture, painting, drawing?! ¿Cómo Vives? is right for you! Participate in this free six-week workshop that is part of Artpace's ArtElements education initiative. Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors will interact with an Artpace exhibition, reflecting on the artist's chosen themes, media, and processes as well as make their own art for exhibition! The application is simple and if accepted, the first meeting will be Tuesday, October 11. Get all the details here.

I'm Diggin' It -- Saturday, October 22
Girl Scout Brownies, Juniors and Cadettes can experience a day of fun at the blossoming Health Collaborative Community Garden Saturday, October 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Get all the details here.

Get Real, Let's Face It ... -- Saturday, October 22
Building from the program Girl Talk; Get Real, Let's Face It ... will engage girls in a workshop based program, challenging girls to face issues and build self-esteem. This program is for Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors. Join us Saturday, October 22 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Sally Cheever Girl Scout Leadership Center. Get all the details here.

I Want to be That -- Saturday, October 29
Discover the endless possibilities you have waiting for you when you grow up. This program is for Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors. Join us Saturday, October 29 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Sally Cheever Girl Scout Leadership Center. Meet people from different career fields and get the answers from the experts themselves. Who knows, maybe you'll find out you want to be something you never thought of before! Get all the details here.

ENuts+ Easy as 1, 2, 3... 

ENuts+, an internet email sales program, allows girls to  send emails to friends and family asking for support. Customers will order and pay for their products on a private sales site.

Products are delivered directly to customers (shipping fee applies). All sales are tracked on the nut sale order system and will be credited to girls and groups for proceeds and recognitions. No money or products to handle!

Care to Share  
Council-Wide Community Service Project
Girls in GSSWT have an opportunity to serve their community through accepting donations to the Care to Share project. Funds for this project will be used to purchase products for the San Antonio Food Bank and the USO. Girls who turn in $20 or more in donations will receive a Care to Share patch; donations must be turned in with their orders in October. No late orders are processed and patches will only be ordered once for this project.

For more information on participating in the Fall Product Sale, contact the Product Sales office (210-349-2404/1-800-580-7247, ext. 380).