Girl Scouts Club

Community Clubs | Girl Scouts

Girl Scouting is for every girl, everywhere - where today's girls can become tomorrow's leaders. Scouting is open to all girls and young women whatever their religion, ethnic group or background.

Most girls join for fun and friendship, but they also find out about buidling character and self-esteem and serving their communities - the core qualities of Girl Scouting. In Girl Scouts, girls find a safe place to grow and share new experiences, learn to relate to others, develop values, and contribute to society.

Membership is open to the KAUST community. If interested visit us at the Community Clubhouse.



  • Location
    Community Clubhouse

    Affiliations:
    Registered members of USAGSO
    ( USA Girl Scouts Overseas Organisation)


    Membership Dues:
    No dues at this time.
    We charge per educational event.

    For Inquiries Contact Us
    Email: kaustgirlscouts351@gmail.com



  • About Us

    The purpose of the KAUST Girl Scout Council is to organize, govern and maintain one or more girl scout troops at KAUST. The Council consists of adult volunteer members of the KAUST Community both male and female.

    The Council is affiliated with the World Association of Girl Guides & Girl Scouts (WAGGS) as well as USA Girl Scouts program of badges and awards.

    Contact kaustgirlscouts351@gmail.com to join or volunteer.



    Girl Scout Troops

    KAUST Girl Scout Troops consist of one or more female adult volunteer leaders and minor girls/young women. Troops are divided by grade level with each troop engaging in age appropriate activities.

    Meeting times/locations are arranged by each troop separately.

    Contact the troop leader directly to enroll.


    Frequently Asked Questions

    Do KAUST Girl Scouts leave the KAUST Campus?
    MOSTLY NO. Majority of parents agreed that activities should occur within the KAUST community. Regular meetings, camp outs and cook outs occur in KAUST campus. Any off campus activities are completely optional. Spring 2013 featured the first off-campus activities for older Junior/Cadette troops.


    Do KAUST Girl Scouts sell US Girl Scout cookies?
    NO. It is too expensive to ship cookies from the US to Saudi Arabia. However, girl scouts are allowed to sell homemade baked goods within the community as desired by the individual troop.


    Do KAUST Girl Scouts go camping?
    YES! KAUST community is supportive of IN community campouts – at the beach, stadium or back yards. The council holds an annual girl only camp out at the beach once a year for girl scouts of all age levels. Individual troops can camp more frequently as schedule allows.


    How much does it cost?

    • USGSO Association requires annual registration of 93 SAR ($25) per girl.
    • Uniforms are purchased by family at cost (no profit) and vary by level but within price range 95-110 SAR.
    • Badges and awards are purchased by family at cost and range in price from 4-20 SAR each. The number of earned awards will differ by troop.
    • Additional fees for activities, supplies, food might also be required and are defined by each troop individually.


    Is there a uniform?
    Troops at KAUST have opted for the single sash and pin tab uniform. The color is different for each level. This basic uniform is available for purchase at cost.

    The sash is normally worn over a white shirt with blue or brown bottoms (not provided). However, a girl is considered “in uniform” when wearing only the tab.


    More Questions?
    For more information on KAUST Girl Scouts please contact the Council at kaustgirlscouts351@gmail.com.


    What You Need to Know About Us

    Think of us as the girl scout council consisting of adult KAUST community members, particularly but not restricted to parents of KAUST girl scouts. The group is designed to oversee the leadership of KAUST girl scout groups. There are currently 2 girl scout groups. We have a total membership of 30 girls ranging in age from 5-9 years old.


    Background Narrative / History
    On joining KAUST in February 2011, founder member Maria Douglass held an informal informational meeting to monitor interest in the formation of a girl scouting program. She met a number of interested parents, and subsequently registered with USA girl scouts overseas troop.


    The Groups Objectives Moving Forward
    The focus of troop activities is to organise stimulating and engaging activities for the girls.



    Group Officer

    President
    Julie Tannaci
    Secretary
    Bronagh Hogan



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