Who We Are:

Redwood City Service Unit #392 currently serves 53 troops, 502 girl members and 350 adult members, and is located in Redwood City, California, about halfway between San Francisco and San Jose. 

We are proud to be a part of the SF/Peninsula area of Girl Scouts of Northern California. GSNC is the second largest council in GSUSA with over 50,000 girls, and 30,000 volunteers. Our council has more volunteers than any other Girl Scout council nationwide! 

Our purpose:

 

The Redwood City Girl Scout Service Unit empowers girls and adults to expand their horizons, serve their community, and foster leadership in a collaborative, inclusive and fun atmosphere.

 

The goal of this website is to make it easy to find as much information as possible about Redwood City Girl Scouts, and who to contact in case you want more! If there is something else you would like to see here, please take a moment to let us know!

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

The Girl Scout Law:

On my honor, I will try

To serve God* and my country,

To help people at all times,

And to live by the Girl Scout Law.

 

* The word "God" can be interpreted in a number of ways, depending on one's spiritual beliefs.  When reciting the Girl Scout Promise, it is okay to replace the word "God" with whatever word your spiritual beliefs dictate.

The Girl Scout Promise:

I will do my best to be

honest and fair,

friendly and helpful,

considerate and caring,

courageous and strong, and

responsible for what I say and do,

and to

respect myself and others,

respect authority,

use resources wisely,

make the world a better place, and

be a sister to every Girl Scout.

Girl Scout History

 

 

From the GSNC website: 

 

Juliette Gordon Low had a dream.

 

When she brought that first group of girls together in Savannah, Georgia in early March,1912, she wanted them to explore new possibilities and the wonders of the world around them—and she wanted them to do it together.

 

Along with Juliette Gordon Low—also known as Daisy, these first Girl Scouts blazed trails and redefined what was possible for themselves—and for girls everywhere. They played basketball. They hiked, swam, and they camped. They learned to tell time by the stars. But most importantly, they shared a sense of adventure and a belief that they could do anything.

 

And just like Girl Scouts do across the country and around the world today, they offered a helping hand to those in need and worked together to make their corner of the world a better place. 

 

Over the past century, Daisy's small circle of girls has grown to include more than 59 million Girl Scout alumnae—united across distance and decades by lifelong friendships, shared adventures, and the desire to do big things to make the world a better place. 

 

Read more about Juliette Gordon Low and Girl Scout history.

 

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