Girl Scouts is the largest organization in the world committed to girls. It is an organization whose sole purpose is to nurture and encourage character so that girls everywhere can discover the fun, friendship and power of girls together. There are 316 Girl Scout councils throughout the United States. Girl Scouts of Central Maryland is the 8th largest council among them. We serve almost 30,000 girls in nearly 2,500 troops and groups in Baltimore City, Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford and Howard counties.