Girl Scouts Debate Their Place in a Changing World
Outdoor activities and skills development did not entirely disappear — there are still badges to be earned in camping, hiking and adventure sports — but many believe the role of the outdoors in fostering leadership was diminished.
“You try to find the balance,” said Ms. Wright, of Estes Park, Colo. “Girls were wanting STEM, and they needed STEM. That’s where the careers are going to be, and we were going to miss the boat if we weren’t helping to promote that.”
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