Girl Scouts of Western Ohio Blog

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Girl Scouts Take Action in the Time of Disaster

In the wake of the nearly 20 tornadoes to recently hit Mercer, Montgomery, Greene, and Miami counties, Girl Scouts from all over western Ohio came together to support their friends, neighbors, Girl Scout sisters, and members of the community in need.  We heard stories from all over the council of girls pitching in to help, here following are just a few of the stories reminding us of the courage, confidence, and character that Girl Scouts of all ages embody. Organizing a supply or food  ...

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Girl Scout Myths: Debunked!

Girl Scouts is on a mission to empower girls everywhere to become leaders of courage, confidence, and character that make the world a better place. That’s not a myth, but there are some other things we’ve heard that are simply untrue, so we are here to debunk those myths! MYTH: Girl Scouts aren’t interested in getting outdoors. FACTS: GSWO has 6 camp properties that welcome girls through council programming, troop outings, and Service Unit events throughout the year. GSWO has a team  ...

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Support GSWO at the 2019 Marathon Classic!

Girl Scouts of Western Ohio was selected as one of the local charities to benefit from the Marathon Classic Presented by Dana, one of the longest-running events on the LPGA Tour! The Charity Ticket Program provides select non-profit organizations the ability to sell weekly grounds and clubhouse tickets for the 2019 tournament. When you purchase a ticket to the Marathon Classic and select Girl Scouts of Western Ohio as your charity, 100% of your ticket purchase will go toward STEM  ...

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Guest Editorial: Girl Scouts Give Back!

To help people at all times… Troop 20487 recites these words from the Girl Scout Promise before starting each meeting. We live in a small community were we all take care of each other. It is important to me as a troop leader to instill this value upon these girls. Our troop started 4 years ago, these 14 girls were just 5 years old. 5-year-olds understand what it means to help people, but it is a difficult challenge to put it in terms of relatability and meaning. Upon starting our  ...

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