Tag Archives: outdoors

Going for Gold: Nature’s Classroom

Research shows that young learners benefit from being outdoors—they retain information better, embrace new environments, sharpen their listening and learning skills, and develop an appreciation for the world around them. Caroline, a Girl Scout Ambassador from Hanover, embraced this research and used it as inspiration for her Gold Award project. Caroline knew local elementary school […]

Five Benefits of Summer Camp

1.) Research shows that girls benefit immensely from time outdoors: they experience personal growth and empowerment, challenge themselves, overcome fears, and learn teamwork and leadership skills. 2.) Active participation in programs prevents the “summer brain drain” by keeping girls’ minds active and engaged while they take a break from school. 3.) Healthy risk-taking in a […]

Si, Se Puede, Inc. Enjoys Camp Maude Eaton

As Hispanic Heritage Month comes to a close, we want to give a shout-out to an organization that embraces Girl Scout values and celebrates Hispanic heritage. Si, Se Puede, Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to providing educational, social and economic support for low-income Lawrence youth and their families, recently held a family picnic at Camp Maude Eaton in […]