The Girl Scouts of Trailways Council is a nonprofit organization that serves girls between the ages of 5 and 17. It offers various programs that promote girls personal growth and leadership skills development. The organization also operates shops that provide uniforms, handbooks, songbooks, gifts, recognition items and accessories. It also conducts training sessions on self-evaluation and the development and practice of teaching skills. The Girl Scouts of Trailways Council organizes workshops on a variety of topics, such as science, environmental education, and health and fitness. Its resource center provides books, videos and cassettes tapes that contain materials on science, leadership development, international understanding, outdoor survival and cooking topics. The organization also conducts group events that provide information on diverse cultures, sports, careers and outdoors education. It maintains a presence in Joliet, Ill.