About Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts Heart of Central California serves more than 28,000 girls and nearly 10,000 volunteers in 18 counties which include: Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Colusa, El Dorado , Glenn, Mariposa, Merced, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Solano, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tuolumne, Yolo, and Yuba. Our Program Center is located in Sacramento with additional offices located in Stockton, and Modesto.

Our Vision

To be the premier leadership development organization for girls.  

Our Mission

Girl Scouts builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

Our Goals

The council's goals give direction and a sense of unity, while providing a framework for all levels of planning. The goals are established and adopted by the board of directors every four years after a thorough review of both internal and external data.

For more information about Girl Scouts, please visit our national web site at www.girlscouts.org.

Discover, Connect and Take Action...

The fifteen outcomes of the new Girl Scout leadership experience are an integral part of Girl Scouts. In brief girls will understand themselves and their values and use their knowledge and skills to explore the world; Girls will care about, inspire, and team with other locally and globally; and girls act to make the world a better place. Click here for the fifteen outcomes...

Board of Directors

Representing our council's rich diversity, our board of directors offers expertise including community relations, law, accounting, medicine, banking, and sales. Their commitment to bringing Girl Scouting to every girl is demonstrated by the financial support they provide personally and through their professional affiliations. Click here to read about each of the members of the Board of Directors.


Staff members, under the direction of the chief executive officer, work in partnership to deliver the Girl Scout program to girls and support services to adults. More than 70 full-time and 40 part-time employees are responsible for council operations in membership, outreach, adult development, marketing and communications, shop sales, program, properties, business services, finance, fund development, and human resources.

Then & Now Girl Scout Uniform Insignia

Daisy and Brownie Uniforms

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Older Girl Scouts and Adult Uniforms

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For more information please call the council office at (800) 322-4475 or (916) 452-9181 or e-mail us at info@girlscoutshcc.org.