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Girl Scout Destinations: Cassie’s Scuba and Sea Turtle Adventure

Girl Scout Destinations are the ultimate adventure for individual girls ages 11 and older! With different trips every year based around themes like outdoor, conservation, careers, animals and many more, there’s sure to be something that your Girl Scout would enjoy! In the summer of 2018 Cassie explored the tropical waters of Panama on the Scuba & Sea Turtle Destination trip. Here is her story: The Scuba and Sea Turtle Adventure was so much more than just scuba diving and saving sea  ...

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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards

10 Reasons You Should Attend Bridge to the Future

Bridge to the Future is Girl Scout’s of Western Ohio’s annual signature event in Cincinnati where Girl Scouts come together for a traditional age level advancement ceremony, known as bridging, followed by a community celebration. So what’s the big deal with Bridge to the Future? We’ve got 10 reasons you should attend this year! Make new friends and keep the old! Unite with your Girl Scout sisters from near and far for an annual gathering at the largest Girl Scout event in  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond

More Than Cookies: Older Girl Scouts Share Their Girl Scout Experience

We recently met up with a group of high school girls from Beavercreek, Ohio who are coming together to have some fun, relax, and build their Girl Scout sisterhood. The group started after two fellow Girl Scouts were in class together and talked every day, but didn’t even realize they were both Girl Scouts. Once that correlation was made they realized that they are probably face to face with their fellow Girl Scout sisters every day without even knowing, and that needed to change! After all,  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond

Girl Scout Camp Counselors: Allison’s 5 Life Lessons I Learned at Camp!

15 years ago, I took a leap of faith and applied to a summer job as a camp counselor for Girl Scouts. I had been a Girl Scout growing up and knew all the amazing things that being a part of the organization instilled in young girls, but I was in for a surprise at all the benefits I would gain as an adult member! That first summer was the first of five that I would spend working at camp in varying capacities. The lessons I learned are still a part of my everyday life today. I could probably  ...

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