Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Women


20 S. Clark St.Suite 200Chicago, IL 60603 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

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


Founded in 1912, Girl Scouts of the USA is the preeminent organization for girls with a current membership of 3.6 million girls and adults. Volunteers use their expertise, skills, interests, and life experience to shape fun and enriching leadership experiences for girls, and inspire them to reach their personal best. Volunteers help council staff facilitate the New Girl Scout Leadership Experience to girls through exciting program opportunities: leadership/self-esteem, financial literacy, travel, health/wellness, science, technology, engineering, and math. Volunteers choose from several flexible Pathways (the ways that girls and adults join Girl Scouting) that fit their lifestyles, including short-term or long-term service working either directly or indirectly with girls, and they can participate regionally, nationally, and internationally.


Would you recommend Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana?
4 reviews Write a review
by Chloe F. (February 4, 2018)
I've been a Girls Scout before and would love it if others could lend a hand and inform young girls with the advice and experiences they've dealt with as a way for the girls to learn.
by Angelica G. from chicago, IL (May 13, 2009)
enriching girls with the expierence of being a girl scout is the best time of her life.

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