American Heritage Girls is a Christ-centered non-profit focused on the mission of building women of integrity through service to God, family, community, and country. The AHG Program serves girls ages 5 to 18 and equips adult volunteers to help guide girl leadership. Learn more through our media sources below. Follow #AHGintheNews on social media.

AHG Featured on CBN, The 700 Club

American Heritage Girls Founder and Executive Director, Patti Garibay, was featured along with AHG girl members at the Greater Than Rubies summer camp in Amelia, Ohio by CBN on August 27th, 2021. The story about the rise in membership and how the program’s Christ-centered focus is appealing for families today also ran on The 700 Club on the same date. You can access the story via link below:

Unapologetically Christian: Alternatives to Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts See Big Membership Increases _ CBN News, August 2021


Why Curse the Darkness When You Can Light A Candle? by Patti Garibay

A story of trust and obedience to inspire those who desire to make a Kingdom impact, yet struggle with the fear of inadequacy. Published August 2020.

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News, Radio & Show Appearances

The Christian Post – Cultivating a spirit of thankfulness _Voices

Pure Flix Insider With Billy Hollowell- featuring Patti Garibay

Fox News Radio, The Todd Starnes Show

Baptist Press, American Heritage Girls Marks 25th Anniversary- September 18, 2020

The Christian Post, 3 Steps to Help Teen Girls Battling Anxiety and Depression May 2020

‘The Future is in His Hands’_ Christ-Centered Alternative to Girl Scouts Turns 25 _ CBN News January 2020

Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk with Dr. Tim Clinton, August 2019

Ministry in the Marketplace with Richard Hamlet

EWTN Global Catholic Network’s Morning Glory Show

American Heritage Girls: An Answer to the Moral Relativism in the Girl Scouts

American Family News’ One News Now

Georgene Rice – KPDQ Portland, Oregon

The Legacy Institute – Carrie Abbott Show

St. Gabriel Catholic Radio – Columbus, Ohio

KFUO Radio

Family Life 

Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk


Colson Center, Strong Women Podcast (Episode 22) with Sarah Stonestreet/Erin Kunkle & Patti Garibay

Sarah Hamaker, Hope for the Next Generation (Episode 18)

God’s Great Outdoors Podcast with Gerry Caillouet & Patti Garibay

Blog Posts

Moms in Prayer Unshaken Ohio

My Journey with Moms in Prayer

Christian Leadership Alliance Featured Blog Posts


Recent News Releases


AHG staff to receive leadership, relationship, and stewardship training at Christian Leadership Alliance Conference (April 25)

AHG encourages Troops to see God in nature through new ‘Free to Discover’ program (April 18)

A Raising Godly Girls Guide to Tackling 8 Stressors that Girls Face Today (April 11)

AHG teaches leadership for a lifetime through unique Christian programming (April 4)

AHG celebrates what makes femininity unique with new gender – identity e-book (March 28)

Patti Garibay reflects on the origins of AHG (March 21)

AHG Troops serve communities to encourage leadership, share Gospel (March 14)

AHG fosters leadership in girls with its ‘G.R.I.T. with Grace’ leadership program (March 7)

AHG announces the launch of Raising Godly Girls e-book on gender and identity (February 28)

AHG adheres to honoring God in every area—including vendor values (February 22)

AHG teaches leaders conflict resolution skills at AHGequip Spark seminar (February 14)

AHG addresses social and emotional concerns with new ‘Free to Grow’ program (February 7)

AHG challenges and inspires girls with Harriet Tubman Award (January 31)

AHG Celebrates the Dignity of Life (January 24)

AHG Recognizes MLK Day with Record Service Hours (January 17)

AHG Celebrates Religious Freedom as Premier Christian Scout-Type Organization (January 11)

AHG Teaches Girls to Value Life at Any Stage-Sanctity of Life Month (January 3)


American Heritage Girls Homeschooling on the Rise (October 4)

Bring Your Bible To School Day (October 5)

American Heritage Girls Alumna Lexi Born Received 2021 BBB Scholarship (October 11)

American Heritage Girls Presents GRIT with Grace Leadership Program (October 18)

American Heritage Girls Stands Firmly Against Bullying (October 25)

American Heritage Girls Celebrates Biblical Femininity (November 1)

AHG Shares Bedrock Belief in Understanding Heritage to Improve Future_ Veterans Day 2021 (November 8)

AHG Founder Applauds Roku for Shutting Down Partnership with Pornhub (November 8)

AHG Partners with Several Universities to Create Scholarships for Girls (November 15)

AHG Thankful for Growth (November 22)

AHG Combats Holiday Blues With Acts of Service (November 29)

AHG Encourages Girls to Give to Others for an Eternal Impact (December 13)


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For all press/media inquiries, please contact the American Heritage Girls Director of Marketing & Communications, Michelle Beckham-Corbin by phone at 513-771-2025 or email.

Twitter Newsfeed

#NewTroopTuesday Let's welcome the following new Troops!
WI4031 - Briggs Road Evangelical Free Church - Elkhorn, WI
OR0316 - Twin Rivers Community Church - Terrebonne, OR
CA1914 - Hope Point Nazarene - Yuba City, CA
CA4110 - Grace Baptist Church - Santa Clarita, CA

American Heritage Girl Cassandra K. was named a Young Citizen of the Year for 2022!
“Young Citizen of the Year recognizes Washtenaw County high school students for outstanding achievement in community service activities...” - @MLive

American Heritage Girl Claire D. designed an innovative product to solve a problem that Ohio’s Independence Elementary math teachers had been facing: Keeping track of the tablet stylus pens that students use in math class!

Do you remember when the term “lights out” literally meant all the lights were switched off at bedtime, whether you were sleepy or not? For today’s youth, it’s not that simple.

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