Girl Scouts Timeline

Overview | 1912-1919 | 1920s | 1930s | 1940s |
1950s | 1960s | 1970s | 1980s | 1990s | 2000s

Photo of Girl Scouts practicing tai chi. © GSUSA. All rights reserved. (Photographer: Lori Adamski-Peek)Photo of Brownie Girl Scouts repairing glasses. © GSUSA. All rights reserved. (Photographer: Lori Adamski-Peek)

Left: Practicing tai chi is part of the Girl Scout sports program.
Right: Girl Scouts restore glasses for the homeless.



The Cold War ended as the Berlin Wall came down and the Communist government of the Soviet Union collapsed. America engaged in the Gulf War. The computer was rapidly growing in importance in homes, schools and libraries. Tragedy struck when students in Colorado killed other students, a teacher and themselves.