Who Are We

Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan

Girl Scout Promise:

On my honor, I will try:
To serve God and my country,
To help people at all times,
And to live by the Girl Scout law.

Girl Scout Law:

I will do my best to be:
   honest and fair,
   friendly and helpful,
   considerate and caring,
   courageous and strong, and
   responsible for what I say and do,
and to...
   respect myself and others,
   respect authority,
   use resources wisely,
   make the world a better place, and
   be a sister to every Girl Scout.

Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan (GSSEM) is the local council, chartered by Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA), to advance the Girl Scouting Movement within southeast Michigan. GSSEM facilitates the Girl Scout Leadership Experience by providing a girl led, girl-centered, fun-filled, quality leadership experience in partnership with mentoring adults, which meets the needs of girls in today’s fast-changing world!

Girl Scout Vision:

To be the premier leadership experience for girls in the United States.

Girl Scout Mission:

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

Our Values:

Girl Centered: Girls are at the Center of everything we do.

Inclusive: We build and maintain an environment in which diversity is represented and valued.

Aligned: We are interdependent and collaborative across all teams and The Movement. We are empowered. We take risks to fulfill our mission to serve girls.

Accountable: We hold ourselves and each other accountable for our work and relationships. We are committed to excellence. We are honest, trustworthy, and respectful.

Innovative: We are creative, innovative, learn continuously, and have fun together.

This is who we are and what we strive to be!