Forever Green

Forever Green hero

Honor our founder. Honor earth. Honor our powerful sisterhood.

Be a part of something bigger than yourself.

Girl Scouts Forever Green is a national effort of girls leading their families, schools and communities in improving the environment and protecting natural resources.

It’s Your Planet- Love It! A Girl Scout Challenge

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Get girls to Discover, Connect and Take Action through the It’s Your Planet- Love It Journey series!  Thanks to funding from the Alcoa Foundation, we are offering free Journey books and an overnight stay at our Program Center for a limited number of troops.

The deadline to apply is January 15, 2014.

Eligibility

Any Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois troop in kindergarten through 12th grade is eligible.

Individual Girl Scouts interested should find at least 2 other girls (who do not need to be current Girl Scouts but who will need to register as members) with which to work on the Journey and Take Action project in order to be considered.

Requirements

By June 1, 2014

  • Complete a grade level appropriate Journey from the Its Your Planet- Love It! series
  • Complete an environmental Take Action project within your community
  • Report the success of the Take Action project by entering project details on Map It! The Girl Scout interactive map dedicated to Girl Scout Take Action projects.
  • Report back that you have completed your project and completed the Map It! requirement by emailing us at ForeverGreen@GirlScoutsToday.org and providing the link to your map.

By September 28, 2014

  • After completing the Journey and Take Action project, redeem one free overnight at our Program Center.

Grant funding is limited and not all applications may be accepted. The first round of applications will be reviewed from requests received as of January 15, 2014. If grant funding permits, a second round of applications may be awarded after January 31, 2014.

Download the application.

Send applications and questions to ForeverGreen@GirlScoutsToday.org.

In addition to the opportunity above, girls are invited to Take Action at any time by completing an environmental project and  sharing what they’ve done on Girl Scouts Forever Green.