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Happy National Girl Scout Day!!! (March 12th) – What’s your favorite Girl Scout Cookie?

As part of Girl Scout Week, National Girl Scout Day is observed annually on March 12th.

Girl Scouting in the United States of America began on this day, March 12, 1912, when Juliette Gordon Low organized the first Girl Scout troop meeting.  At this first troop meeting in Savannah, Georgia, there were 18 girls present.  For these girls, Juliette Gordon Low organized enrichment programs, service projects and outdoor activities and adventures.  Since the time of the first meeting, Girl Scouts has grown to over 3.7 million members.

  • The organization’s original name was the Girl Guides of America
  • By 1920 there were close to 70,000 members
  • By 1930 there were over 200,000 members
  • In 2005 there were over 3.7 million members
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8 comments

  1. I concurrently ADORE and ABHOR Thin Mints. They are completely and utterly addictive for me…I’ll eat TWO. Okay, maybe three. Then four or five and viola! A sleeve is gone. I can’t even buy them, although I love them.

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