Girl Scouts of Central Illinois
- Children & Youth
- Education & Literacy
Location3020 Baker DriveSpringfield, IL 62703 United States
The Girl Scouts is a girl-driven nationwide organization founded in 1912 by Juliette Gordon Low. Girl Scouting helps girls develop their full potential; relate to others with respect; develop values and contribute to the improvement of society through their abilities, leadership skills, and cooperation with others. Volunteers are the heart and soul of the Girl Scout organization. Girl Scout volunteers comprise of a diverse group of women and men who contribute their expertise and life experience to work collectively to nurture each girl's individuality and leadership qualities.
Girl Scouts of Central Illinois is comprised of seven service centers located in Bloomington, Champaign, Decatur, Peoria, Peru, Quincy, and Springfield, with headquarters in Springfield. We proudly serve over 20,000 girls and 5,000 adult members annually across 38 counties in central Illinois. We are chartered by Girl Scouts of the USA and are a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization.