Volunteer Spotlight: Kathy Smith

Volunteer Spotlight: Kathy Smith

Kathy Smith, a long-time volunteer, has more to offer. While she may be the focus of the first Volunteer Spotlight of the new year, it is not Kathy Smith’s first year volunteering for Girl Scouts. Or her second … or…
Volunteer Spotlight: Jamie Stengel

Volunteer Spotlight: Jamie Stengel

Creating bonds through Girl Scouting It didn’t take long for Jamie Stengel to become deeply involved in her daughter’s Girl Scout troop in Shelby Township. After volunteering for several troop positions including treasurer, product program and service unit manager, Jamie…
Volunteer Spotlight: Julie Parsons-Hall

Volunteer Spotlight: Julie Parsons-Hall

Julie Parsons-Hall is proud to be guiding the next generation of leaders. Like many GSSEM volunteers, Julie got involved to spend quality time with her daughters. Her goal was to give them the chance to make wonderful memories, much like…
Cast Iron and Campfire  Cooking

Cast Iron and Campfire Cooking

Preparing food over a campfire using cast iron has been part of exploration and adventure for hundreds of years. Juliette Gordon Low had quite a collection to use when she would take her troops camping. Why Cast Iron The reason…
Volunteer Spotlight: Dena Kirkland

Volunteer Spotlight: Dena Kirkland

Having a hobby was a retirement requirement for Dena Kirkland, and volunteering for the Girl Scouts was her first choice. Dena began offering her time as a GSSEM troop support volunteer. When they needed a co-leader to start a new…
FIRST LEGO League Introduction

FIRST LEGO League Introduction

Go full STEAM ahead and sign up for a virtual meeting about forming a 2024 FIRST LEGO League team. The theme is “Arts” and Daisies to Cadettes interested in STEM/STEAM will find participating in this event an unforgettable adventure. For…
Volunteer Spotlight: Raven Gregory-Simmons

Volunteer Spotlight: Raven Gregory-Simmons

You never know when or where you’ll discover your passion. When her daughter first mentioned becoming a Girl Scout, volunteer Raven Gregory-Simmons had no idea how involved she would become and how much she would enjoy it. Not wanting to…