Gamma Sigma Pearls (GSP) is a unique leadership development program offered by Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas in partnership with Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District, funded by the Kate Marmion Charitable Foundation.
The program combines the proven outcomes of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience with a college sorority-type setting. Similar to a sorority, Gamma Sigma Pearls brings girls in junior high together through the bond of sisterhood and allows them to explore common interests in a safe space.
Unlike other extracurricular activities at school, GSP does not require members to have a special talent, skill or minimum GPA.
You just have to be a girl. That’s it.
As Gamma Sigma Pearls, teens will focus on three areas: advocacy, taking action and being college bound.
- Advocacy: Girls will identify a cause they are passionate about and work toward effecting social change.
- Take Action: Girls will become positive change agents in their community when they participate in service projects that benefit the world around them.
- College Bound: Girls will explore opportunities to help them decide on a career path, and work toward achieving a higher education.
Upcoming events in Uvalde
- Uvalde Gamma Sigma Pearls meeting -- 11:25 a.m.-1 p.m., Thursday, May 16 @ Uvalde Junior High School
- Mobile Leadership Center visits Uvalde -- 4:30-6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 16 @ SGGT. Willie De Leon Civic Center
- Uvalde Gamma Sigma Pearls meeting -- 11:25 a.m.-1 p.m., Monday, June 3 @ Uvalde Junior High School
- Uvalde Gamma Sigma Pearls Leadership Camp -- daily 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., July 8-12 @ Camp La Jita (bus transportation will be provided)
- Uvalde Gamma Sigma Pearls Community Service Take Action Project -- Thursday, July 25, more information to come