Girl Scouts of North East Ohio is the preeminent leadership development organization serving more than 40,000 girls and 14,000 adults in an 18-county region.
Vision: Girl Scouts of North East Ohio will be the organization of choice of girls and recognized by the community as the best model for leadership development for girls and women.
Mission: Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.
Leadership and personal development training for girls and adult volunteers.Girl-led programs that promote positive self-image, ethical conduct and embrace diversity.There are six program focus areas which provide girls with an understanding of the world around them. These programs include:
There are multiple pathways to participate in Girl Scout programming via, troop, special events, short-term programs, camp, travel and Internet-based modules.
Girl Scouting is unique in that it is the only girl organization that teaches leadership development. The three keys to leadership form the basis of all Girl Scout programs. They are:
Individual membership dues ($12), paid annually by girls and adults, go directly to GSUSA. It provides activity insurance, support services and program material. Financial assistance is available for those who qualify. Effective October 1, 2013, membership fees will be $15.
On an average it costs $250 per girl, to provide one year of Girl Scouting. GSNEO depends on income generated from both its membership and the community to facilitate council-wide programs and events; provide adult recruitment and training; enhance outreach opportunities and maintain the council's service centers and camp/environmental education facilities. Visit the Donation page.
Anyone may contribute to Girl Scouts. Special giving opportunities are available to individuals through planned giving, Tribute Funds or Memorial Gifts. Income is also generated by a variety of sources including United Way, corporate sponsorships, grants, program fees and two annual product sales campaigns.
Susana Barba Rogers