Girl Scouts have been making a difference in their communities and the world beyond for over years. In , Juliette Gordon Low set out to create an organization that would give girls the opportunity to try new things they had never been exposed to before, such as camping, hiking, and forestry. While the mission of building girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place remains, the look of Girl Scouts has changed quite a bit with time! Read on for a look at Girl Scout uniforms throughout the years:. At the time uniforms were modeled after those of the Girl Guides in England, featuring homemade dark blue middy blouses and skirts with sateen ties, felt campaign hats, and black stockings. In the navy blue uniforms were changed to khaki versions in response from members requesting uniforms better suited for hiking, camping, and service work. By there were two styles of uniform, either a dress or a skirt and blouse, which were to be worn with bloomers, a neckerchief, and a hat. Girl Scout continued to expand to include girls outside of the United States, with troops forming in China, Syria, and Mexico. At the time Girl Scouts officers usually wore dark khaki, serge, or twill uniforms with a tailored shirt and a silk tie.
Girl Scouts prepares girls to empower themselves and promotes compassion, courage, confidence, character, leadership, entrepreneurship, and active citizenship through activities involving camping , community service , learning first aid , and earning badges by acquiring practical skills. Girl Scout membership is organized according to grade, with activities designed for each level. It has since grown to 3.
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A vest designed for the modern Girl Scout must have pockets, and those pockets must be large enough to fit the largest model of the iPhone. The new vest was designed by three students from the Fashion Institute of Technology. It was released on Tuesday, along with more than a dozen separates for Girl Scouts in grades six through 12, including things that are likely already in their closets, like black spandex leggings and a denim jacket.