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About Our Council

The Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians serves 46 counties from southwest Virginia, through east Tennessee, and into north Georgia. Leadership Centers are located in Johnson City, Knoxville, and Chattanooga. Each Leadership Center has a Girl Scout Shop, and the Knoxville Leadership Center is home to the Girl Scout Museum at Daisy’s Place.

The council is 6,000+ girl and 3,500+ adult members strong.

Our Mission: GSCSA exists to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

Our Vision: We Empower Girls.

Our Definition of Success: GSCSA will serve more girls where they are in the ways they need and want with leadership programs that deliver measurable results.

Our Girl Scout Leadership Centers:


Girl Scout Leadership Center of Appalachian Highlands
1100 Woodland Avenue
Johnson City, TN 37601
Fax: 865-689-9835
Ph: 800-474-1912


Girl Scout Leadership Center of East Tennessee
1567 Downtown West Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37919
Fax: 865-689-9835
Ph: 800-474-1912



Girl Scout Leadership Center of Tennessee Valley & North Georgia
6431 Bonny Oaks Drive
Chattanooga, TN 37416
Fax: 865-689-9835
Ph: 800-474-1912


Camps and Outdoor Program Facilities
The council operates three outdoor properties in our service area:

  • Camp Tanasi, on 450 wooded and waterfront acres along Norris Lake near Andersonville, Tennessee.
  • Camp Adahi, sitting atop 900 acres on Lookout Mountain in Cloudland, Georgia.
  • Camp Wildwood, a suburban outdoor oasis in Johnson City, Tennessee.