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what’s inside Camp Sombrero Leadership Center pg. 2 Your New Board Chair pg. 4 summer 2011 Save the Date pg. 5 National Council Session pg. 6 Girl Scouts Forever Green pg. 9 Destinations pg. 10 Volunteer Recognitions pg. 12 Girl Scout Awards pg. 13-15 and all the world, and we’re going to start it tonight!” At that moment, she launched a movement dedicated to the leadership development of girls, and based on the fundamental principles of inclusivity, education, public service, civic action, and environmental stewardship. 100 Anniversary th n o i at br le ce “It’s in the Bag!” Girl Scouts Reduce Waste, Care for the Environment On the night in 1912 when Juliette Low began Girl Scouting, she made a phone call to announce: “I’ve got something for the girls of Savannah, and all of America, In the spirit of Juliette’s legacy, GSACPC is proud to announce “It’s in the Bag,” a Take Action project in honor of the 100th Anniversary of Girl Scouting. The goal of “It’s in the Bag” is to empower Girl Scout members and Arizona residents to become leaders in reducing waste and reducing our dependence on plastic bags. Participants are asked to host a neighborhood bag drive to collect plastic bags and deliver them to local Trex recycle bins at participating businesses. (To see the project guidelines and list of participating retailers, please visit Did you know that Juliette Gordon Low purchased camp property ten years before she opened an office? Recycled plastic is a key component of Trex composite lumber—one of the primary construction materials that will be used in the development of the Leadership Center for Girls and Women at our Phoenix program site, Camp Sombrero. Building girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place. more about It’s in the Bag on page 6

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