You don't have to be an adult to make a difference in the world — that's the main lesson of Girls Rock the Capitol. This intensive internship program led by Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains links girls to female legislators; together, they work on government and advocacy issues, giving teens an inside look at the legislative process. "It feels great to be able to express your concern on a bill, or how you feel this may or may not affect people of Vermont," writes Mary, a teen who recently completed a year in the program. Does your daughter want to get involved? High school girls are encouraged to apply for this year's internship. The application deadline is October 31; no Girl Scout experience is required.
Camp Sangamon offers a rustic, outdoors experience for young men. Boys are in charge of their own schedule, choosing from 15 activities daily. Two-, three-, five- or 8-week sessions available. Meet boys ages 9-14 from around the world. Three-year leadership program, ages 15-17. Our sister camp Betsey Cox is next…(more)