Address: 321 Virginia Street West Charleston, West Virginia 25302 View Map
Phone: 800-756-7616
Email: info@bdgsc.org
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About Us

Who We Are
Our mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

Empowering Girls
In Girl Scouts, girls discover the fun, friendship, and power of girls together. Through enriching experiences, such as extraordinary field trips, sports skill-building clinics, community service projects, cultural exchanges and environmental stewardships, girls grow courageous and strong. Girl Scouting helps girls develop their full individual potential; relate to others with increasing understanding, skill, and respect; develop values to guide their actions and provide the foundation for sound decision-making; and contribute to the improvement of society through their abilities, leadership skills, and cooperation with others.
Since its founding in 1912, Girl Scouts has offered remarkable opportunities for girls to develop positive values and to contribute to society as leaders, thinkers, and responsible citizens. Today, Girl Scouts remains a highly regarded, contemporary organization and a steadfast advocate for girls.
We believe that one girl can make a difference, and that girls together can change the world.
Today's girls represent humanity's largest untapped talent pool. Too many urgent challenges to unmet because too few girls become leaders. Yet only one girl in five believes that she has what it takes to lead the way for others.
The Girl Scout experience gives young women the confidence and the tools to lead -- to find, inside the uncertain girl, the citizen who will make a difference in the world.
Leadership experiences for girls are what makes Girl Scouting unique.
We help every girl discover who she can be and what she can do, wherever she chooses to put her energies.
The journey begins with the Girl Scout environment itself. A girl's leadership potential blooms among other girls -- away from school pressures, social cliques and boys -- where she can be herself and try new things. Among Girl Scouts, activities are girl-led. She learns by doing, and the learning is cooperative -- not competitive.
To discover who she can be, she needs access to wise adults who both inspire her and respect her. Our volunteers do this every day.
To discover what she can do, she needs participation opportunities as varied as the world -- so she can "try on" different leadership roles and grown into the one that fits her best.


 

 

 

 

Girl Scouts of Black Diamond FAQ

Q: What are the benefits of Girl Scouts?
A:
Your daughter will get the most benefit in Girl Scouts if you are involved. Even if you’re unable to volunteer on a regular basis, there are many ways that busy parents can help. Ask what needs to be done. It could be as simple as setting-up or cleaning-up, leading an activity, or assisting girls to complete projects— it’s all important.

Q: How can you get involved in the bonding experience that Girl Scouts creates between a mother and daughter?
A:
There are many ways to get involved:
* Complete and return forms and permission slips for activities on time.
* Attend parent meetings, activities and special ceremonies.
* Be part of the troop/group product sales team.
* Drive or chaperone girls for an event or field trip.
* Keep records for the troop or group.
* Assist with phone calling or e-mailing troop members.
* Take photos to share with other parents & the council.
* Identify any opportunities that you know of for media relations in your local area and let a staff member know about it.
* Maintain a social media site for your troop or cluster.
* Volunteer to give girl talks and hold parent nights at schools in your local area where girls need this program and someone to help make it happen.
* Make a financial contribution to the council in support of your daughter and other girls in the community.
* Express your appreciation to your daughter’s leaders and encourage your daughter to do the same.

Jennifer Brown is the Director of Community Engagement.  This position is responsible for all internal and external communications including press releases, press conferences and promotion of all events within the Council.  The goal is to increase girl and adult membership and to promote volunteerism in the communities that we serve, as well as, bringing awareness to the community about the Girl Scout Leadership Experience and how it benefits our female leaders of tomorrow.  Partnering with business leaders across the state, Jennifer believes we can all make a difference in the lives of young women in our communities and equip them with the skills that will be beneficial to their success as an adult.