Girl Scouts of Western Ohio Blog

Parents

The Case for Girl Scouts

Since our organization’s founding in 1912, the world has undergone some amazing changes. From advancements in technology to new laws and policies (like the 19th amendment), the opportunities for women to take the lead and make an impact have grown exponentially. So why, with all these changes and new opportunities for women, do we still  ...

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Girls

Guest Editorial: Girl Scout Whitney Weiss

My name is Whitney Weiss. I am a senior at Mariemont High School, and I’ve been a Girl Scout for 12 years. I joined Girl Scouts when I was in first grade; I was moving to the United States from India and my mom thought it would be a good way for me to make friends and for her to meet people in our community. When I was in first grade I  had no  ...

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Parents, Volunteers

Girl Scouts and the Faith Connection

Girl Scouts has been partnering with faith-based organizations for decades. There’s a reason we include “to serve God” in the Girl Scout Promise and it’s that we recognize that faith is a motivating force for many girls and we want to support our girls as they explore the tenets of their faith and connect it with their  ...

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Parents

Raising Awesome Girls: practical advice for parents

Raising girls can be a daunting process. You want to help her grow into a courageous woman, equipped with the confidence and skills she’ll need to make her own decisions and persevere through all that life will throw at her. But how do you do that? Is there a manual or formula somewhere that you missed? While there’s no perfect  ...

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