Events · Recruiting

Join Girl Scouts today! New troops starting soon.

Are you or your daughter interested in joining Girl Scouts? Are you a volunteer looking for a fun way to share your talent with kids? New Girl Scout troops are forming this Fall at almost every school in Sonoma Valley. Join us on the following dates to find out more about how your daughter can join a troop:

  • September 9th, 3:15pm – 4:15pm at Prestwood Elementary School
  • September 10th, 3:15pm – 4:15pm at St. Francis Elementary School
  • September 11th, 6:30pm – 7:30pm at Sonoma Valley Library (in the community room).

Girl Scouting is the place for girls to have fun, make friends, and try new experiences such as turning ordinary household items into robots, volunteering with a coastal clean-up, planting redwood saplings, or hiking along the Pacific Coast Trail!

“We want every girl in Sonoma Valley to be so excited about the adventures she’ll have with us that she can hardly wait for it, because she knows she can do anything she sets her mind to,” said Jessa Rank, the Service Unit Director for Sonoma, “That feeling starts with parents who encourage their daughters, and volunteers who are role models.”

Preparing for outdoor cooking at the Sonoma Day Camp
Preparing for outdoor cooking at the Sonoma Girl Scout Day Camp

“It’s our volunteers who are the backbone of the Girl Scout Program.  There are a variety of ways you can work with the girls including leading a troop, sharing your special hobby or talent, or even helping at a one-time event.  We always need adults (both men and women) that have a willingness to inspire the girls”, commented Rank.

The Girl Scout Program is girl-driven, reflecting the ever-changing needs and interests of today’s girls. Girls discover the fun, friendship, and power of girls together. Girls learn the importance of personal responsibility, the value of goal-setting, the spirit of teamwork, and the thrill of accomplishment. Girl Scouting is for every girl, everywhere – where today’s girls can become tomorrow’s leaders.

Membership in Girl Scouts is open to girls ages 5-17; women and men over 17 can join as adult members. Girl Scout annual membership is only $15 a year, and families can apply for financial aid.

For more information, call us at (707) 205-1233 or send an email:  We’d love to hear from you!

Events · Recruiting

Girl Scout Discovery Day – just for Daisies

PrintIs your daughter entering Kindergarten or 1st grade and would like to explore joining Girl Scouts?   Join us for a fun morning at Depot Park for our Daisy-to-Be Discovery Day.

When:  Monday July 29th 9:30am-11:30am
Where:  Depot Park (off 1st Street West)
Cost:  $12 per girl
What:  Begin a new journey by joining us for an introduction to Girl Scouting – with Songs, Games, Crafts and a Snack.  You’ll even go home with a new Girl Scout Patch!

Open to all girls entering Kindergarten or 1st grade in the Fall and their parents who are interested in joining Girl Scouts.

Download the registration form and mail completed registration to:
Sonoma Girl Scouts
P.O. Box 299
El Verano, CA 95433

Questions?  Call 707-205-1233 or email at



New Girl Scout Troops forming for Fall 2012

Are you ready to join Girl Scouting?  We are beginning to form new troops that will start in Fall 2012.  Most troops start new program at the beginning of the school year, so this is a great time to join an existing troop, or start one of your own!

We need to get a little information about you and your daughter so we can get you connected with a troop.  Please download and mail in this Contact Form, OR you can fill out our online form and submit to us electronically.

If you have any questions about Girl Scout, or starting a new Troop, you are welcome to contact us by phone or email.  If you know that you would like to start a new troop in the Fall, we would really like to begin your Leader Training over the summer (much of it can be done online), so be sure to contact us early!


Girl Scout Family Picnic at Farmer’s Market

Sept. 6th from 5:30-7:30 is Scout night at Farmer’s Market and you will see lots of Sonoma Valley Girl & Boy Scouts there supporting us as we look for other families who want to join in on the fun this year!

ALL Sonoma Valley Girl Scouts are invited to bring their family, own food and picnic with us this Tuesday at Sonoma Farmer’s Market. Wear your Girl Scout uniform! Stop by our booth behind City Hall to share with others about your experience with Girl Scouts here in Sonoma.  Invite your friends and their families to join us to learn more about Girl Scouting.

Bring your own picnic & wear your Girl Scout uniform!

Earn a Picnic Fun Patch!  All registered Girl Scouts in uniform who stop by the booth can sign up to receive a special Picnic Fun-Patch for supporting our growth. Patches will be awarded at a future event – not at the actual picnic.