“An investment in Girl Scouts is an investment in our future. Girls and young women visiting this first-of-its-kind Leadership Center will quickly learn that there are no boundaries for what they can do.” -Julia Argyros, Philanthropist and Community Leader, Argyros Family Foundation
The Argyros Girl Scout Leadership Center is named in honor of philanthropists and community leaders Julia and George Argyros, whose family contributed a historic and transformational $2.5M gift to bring Girl Scouts of Orange County's vision for the Leadership Center to life. The Argyros Girl Scout Leadership Center develops new generations of female leaders by providing Orange County’s 20,000 Girl Scouts and 13,000 volunteers and adult members a safe, state-of-the-art learning environment where girls embrace challenges, expand their world by exploring 21st century careers, engage in take action projects that have a sustainable impact, explore the waterfront surroundings, and create lifelong memories.
Julia and George Argyros have long been respected pillars of the Orange County business and philanthropic communities, donating time, wisdom and money to causes close to their hearts, including health care, education, conservation, youth, and the arts. Their philanthropy is focused on supporting leading institutions making lasting contributions to the quality of life in the community about which they care so deeply.