Girl Scouts-Western Oklahoma is committed to providing quality
service to its membership and to helping all girls Improve their
decision-making ability, Increase their self-esteem, appreciate
diversity and individuality and contribute to their community. Our
unique all-girl environment affords the perfect setting to help girls
achieve all of their goals in life — through specialized programs,
activities, community service and mentorship.
Girl Scouts-Western Oklahoma, Inc. serves 39 counties in western
Oklahoma: Alfalfa, Beckham, Blaine, Caddo, Canadian, Carter, Cleveland,
Comanche, Cotton, Custer, Dewey, Ellis, Garfield, Garvin, Grady, Grant,
Greer, Harmon, Harper, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnston, Kingfisher, Kiowa,
Lincoln, Logan, Love, Major, Marshall, McClain, Murray, Oklahoma,
Pottawatomie, Roger Mills, Stephens, Tillman, Washita, Woods and
GS-West was formed on March 1, 2008 when two Councils in Oklahoma joined together: Red Lands Council and Sooner Council.
Girl Scouts-Red Lands Council, organized in 1935 as the Girls Scouts
Council of Oklahoma City, was chartered by Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. the
same year. The name was changed to Red Lands Council of Girl Scouts in
1964 and then to Girl Scouts - Red Lands Council in 2000. The Council
was governed by a 26 member board representing the 15-county service
The South Central portion of GS-West was first organized
as South Central Girl Scout Council in 1954. The name was changed to
Sooner Girl Scout Council on June 28, 1960 and enlarged to the existing
24 county jurisdiction by merging with Southwest Oklahoma Girl Scout
Council in 1974. Again in 2000 the name was change to Girl Scouts-Sooner
Girl Scout Promise and Law
The Girl Scout Promise and Law are shared by every member of Girl
Scouting. The Girl Scout Promise is the way Girl Scouts agree to act
every day toward one another and other people, and the Law outlines a
way to act towards one another and the world.
The 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.
The 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 Scouting has a membership of nearly four million girls and
adults. In fact, more than 50 million women in the U.S. today are Girl
Scout alumnae - including approximately 80% of women who serve in public
office and lead businesses and corporations. We invite you to learn
about our robust organization and its rich history. From our willingness
to tackle important societal issues, to our commitment to diversity and
inclusiveness-Girl Scouts is dedicated to building girls of courage,
confidence and character who make the world a better place.