Barbie & Girl Scouts: I Can Be Anything!
For generations, Barbie has had the confidence to be many things—a doctor, gymnast, teacher, vet, chef, rock star, swim champion, and president. Barbie and Girl Scouts are teaming together to share the message that every girl, like Barbie, can be anything she wants!
Join the love that Girl Scout Daisies and Brownies have for Barbie with their curiosity about all of the things they can do. Earn the I Can Be… patch with online games, a printable activity guide, and a paper doll Barbie with a great selection of outfits related to career options.
Go to http://forgirls.girlscouts.org/beanything/ for more information.
Girls’ Tennis—USTA Kids’ Clubs
Girl Scouts of Greater South Texas and USTA have partnered together to offer a Girls’ Tennis program for Girl Scouts! The program is primarily for Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors, and teaches teamwork, agility, healthy choices, and good sportsmanship while having a swinging good time learning tennis!
Training for the Girls’ Team volunteers is free and provided by USTA trainers. A tennis reference and a Girl Scout Tennis Series curriculum are provided to all trained tennis volunteers. To find out if there is a Girls’ Tennis team registered in your area, contact your nearest service center (see page 3) or the Program Executive at your local Girl Scout office.
If you are interested in volunteering or starting a Girls’ Tennis team in your Service Unit or Community, call 800-929-5229 or sending an email to
Be a Friend First (BFF)
Be a Friend First is a program for middle school girls, to give them the skills and social tools they need to prevent, identify, and address bullying when and where it affects them—at school, online, and anywhere in between. The BFF program is a program that runs six to ten sessions. It can take place during school, after school, at church youth groups, or anywhere that middle school girls can get together to have fun and learn.
Tau Gamma Sigma
Tau Gamma Sigma (TGS) is a girl-led program for middle and high school girls that lets girls decide what topics they want to address. TGS is a leadership development program that gives girls tools to make wise decisions when facing challenging issues in their lives. From fashion to dating violence, the issues that are important to girls are up for discussion, and girls develop skills to make good decisions for themselves.
Girl Scout Penpals
Connect with other Girl Scouts across the country by becoming Penpals with another troop! Connections are made by Girl Scout staff members to verify membership of troops who are selected to be penpals. Choose your preference of state, and we’ll find new long-distance friends to last a lifetime!