Starting in childhood girls are inundated with negative messages and
behaviors that prevent them from building healthy relationships and
ideals about their potential. Girls keep these unhealthy ideals and
relationships as they mature into women. The competition and
comparison formed on the playground and in the classroom carries over
to the boardroom and in the home preventing women from reaching their
Girl Scouts Heart of the South is developing the next generation of
girl leaders. Let’s create a world where all women and girls are
appreciated for their talent, strengths and uniqueness.
Introducing the NEW Stand Beside Her Patch Program!
We are excited to release the National Stand Beside Her Movement patch
program* with activities created for each Girl Scout Grade Level
that highlight a part of the Girl Scout Law.
Purchase your patch!
Teach your girls to “Stand Beside Her” and you’ll be teaching them
to make the world a better place!
*This is a council-own patch and therefore belongs on the back
of your Girl Scout uniform.
Created by Girl Scouts Heart of the South, the National Stand Beside Her
Movement is a call to action initiative to mentor, support and
develop women and girls; to end comparison and competition and create
more collaboration and support for one another.
The Stand Beside Her Movement culminates each year with National
Side Beside Her Week, October 30 - November 5, 2016 to encourage
people to commit to supporting girls and women in their lives, their
home, their office and in their community. This week was chosen to
commemorate Girl Scouts’ founder, Juliette Gordon Low’s birthday on
October 31. Low’s life work was about supporting, developing and
mentoring strong girls and women. This is most evident in the Girl
I will do my best to be
honest and fair,
considerate and caring,
responsible for what I say and do,
respect myself and others,
use resources wisely,
make the world a better place,
be a sister to every Girl Scout.
Read more about the National
Stand Beside Her Movement.