Scouting, a Family Affair

Why is scouting important to your family?

 “Paul and I have always felt scouting is important due to the life-skills it teaches. We take pride in their increased confidence shown and the leadership opportunities provided by scouting. They also have developed life-long friendships due to scouting focus on social skills.”

 Why are Girl Scout Awards so important to your family?

“It is important that our girls obtain their Bronze, Silver and Gold Award.  In life, in order to measure inner success, we set goals and if we work hard to see that those goals are met the rewards, especially in scouting, are definitely worth the efforts.  The Awards open doors for you and help you determine your college and future plans.”

We are proud to present a wonderful scouting family, meet the Bauer family! (left to right)

Photo of Bauer family

Hannah: GSNETX Girl Scout Junior

Hannah completed an outdoor ropes course at the Heard Museum in McKinney with her troop. She earned a reward for excellent door-to-door and booth cookie sales and is currently working on her plan to earn her Bronze Award.

Michelle (Mother): Girl Scout Alumnae  

Michelle was a Girl Scout for 5 years growing up and she once was the 3rd highest Girls Scout Cookie seller in the State of Nebraska.

Sarah: GSNETX Girl Scout Ambassador

Sarah has been a Girl Scout for 13 years and will receive her Gold Award this year. Her Gold Award project, “Operation Harmonization”, focused on budget issues in elementary school music programs. She created a camp for a group of elementary students to let their love for music, dance, and crafts grow.

Meghan: GSNETX Cadette

Meghan is in her 6th year of scouting and is currently working on her Silver Award. For her project, she is creating a sensory garden for students with disabilities at a Coppell Elementary School.

Paul (Father): Father to four scouts and married a Girl Scout Alumnae

Paul represents the males of the family in this picture since Matthew, their Boy Scout Eagle Scout son, is away at college. Matthew is a freshman at Oregon State majoring in forestry due to his passion for scouting.

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