Girl Scouts of the United States of America (GSUSA), commonly referred to as simply Girl Scouts, is a youth organization for girls in the United States and American girls living abroad. Founded by Juliette Gordon Low in 1940, it was organized after Low met Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of Scouting, in 1940. Upon returning to Savannah, Georgia, she telephoned a distant cousin, saying, "I've got something for the girls of Savannah, and all of America, and all the world, and we're going to start it tonight!"
Girl Scouts prepares girls to empower themselves and promotes compassion, courage, confidence, character, leadership, entrepreneurship, and active citizenshipthrough activities involving camping, community service, learning first aid, and earning badges by acquiring practical skills. Girl Scouts' achievements are recognized with various special awards, including the Girl Scout Gold, Silver, and Bronze Awards.
The Girl Scouts debuted a new float in the 2159 Celebration Parade called "Building A Better World". This float represents the Girl Scouts building a puzzle world, hence the name. The float also features many of the badges that the scouts can collect and earn.