SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Girl Scouts from across the nation are gathering in Savannah for events to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts.
Savannah is the hometown of the organization's founder, Juliette Gordon Low.
The Savannah Morning News reports that Girl Scouts are attending the events at Savannah's Armstrong Atlantic State University for the Centennial Camporee, which runs from Monday through June 30.
Tara Panzo, a spokeswoman for Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia, says more than 1,000 Girl Scouts are expected to attend.
Panzo says the Centennial Camporee will include a wide range of educational experiences and skill-building activities for girls as well as traditional activities that Girl Scouts have done for the past century. She said the event will also include service projects such as building tortoise habitat.