Girl Scout Leadership Institute – apply to represent GSVSC

Girl Scout Leadership Institute 2014
October 16-18, 2014
Salt Lake City, Utah
Held during the Girl Scout National Convention
GSLI 2014 application: MS Word fillable document or PDF
Applications due back to council: April 15, 2014
(participants must be 14 years or older by Oct. 16; two girls will be selected by a staff panel; expenses are the responsibility of the girl; she can apply for a scholarship to cover the registration fees.)

 

 

What is the Girl Scout Leadership Institute?
The Girl Scout Leadership Institute (GSLI) is where a lot of the magic of the Girl Scout national convention happens! It is a triennial conference that provides girls 14 and older with three days of leadership skill-building activities tied to the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE). Girls tell us they want to make a real difference in the world, so GSLI 2014 will focus on big issues that girls across the country and around the globe are passionate about.

 

Why is it special?
At the GSLI, girls will:

>> get the latest information on their chosen issues from experts in the field;
>> work together on solutions with girls from around the globe;
>> learn techniques for innovation, advocacy, and planning;
>> return home ready to make a specific impact in their communities and councils.

 

The GSLI experience will give each girl the opportunity to make new friends, develop important skills, learn about new planning processes, and take advantage of a support system that will be there to meet her needs—all in a fun and engaging way.

 

2014 theme: Girls Change the World
This year’s GSLI theme has never been more true! Girls will choose among seven popular issues and design related projects that will enable them to go out and make a difference in their communities. This year’s issues are teen violence, healthy relationships, basic needs (such as hunger, poverty, homelessness, and natural disaster relief), inclusion/diversity, self-image/body image, education, and the status of women.

 

The take-home?
Each girl will also create action plans that will provide her and her council with a significant and lasting return on investment.

 

How to apply?
Complete an application and send via mail or email by April 15, 2014. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered so follow the directions please.

 

GSLI 2014 application: MS Word fillable document or PDF

 

Questions?
Please contact Amy Baker, program & property director, at 540-777-5103 or abaker@gsvsc.org

 

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