Girl Scouts of Western Ohio Blog

Family Experience, Parents

What Girl Scouts Means to Me: Cassie Barlow

My family has had an incredible Girl Scout journey over the past twenty years. I wasn’t a Girl Scout growing up—I came to Girl Scouts at the age of 34, and my husband became a Girl Scout at the age of 36 through a very inquisitive little five year old, our daughter. Our Girl Scout experience spanned Ohio, Colorado, Virginia, Arizona, Germany, and England. The Girl Scout organization and experience contributed extensively to the confident, courageous woman my daughter has grown into. As you  ...

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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Girls, Parents

Simple Ways to Give Back This Year

One of the greatest things that a girl can learn while in Girl Scouting is the impact you can have, even at a young age, when you make helping others a priority.  A young Girl Scout said it best, “I like being a Girl Scout because, like, when you help people you touch their hearts.” As we come to the end of a tumultuous year, let’s challenge ourselves to touch hearts. Let’s seek out simple ways to give back to our neighbors and communities. It’s time to close out 2020 by  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond

Meet the Panelists for Leading the Way: Women in Business!

November is the Month of the Entrepreneur, and we’re excited to feature ten amazing businesswomen who are paving the way for the next generation of female entrepreneurs. Our special guests are each trailblazers in their own way, and all have unique connections to Girl Scouts of Western Ohio. They are excited to share their stories with Girl Scouts on November 24 during Leading the Way: Women in Business! Registration closes for this free event on November 16, so register ahead of  ...

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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards

Celebrate Founder’s Day By Doing a Good Turn

Girl Scouts have been striving to live up to our slogan “Do A Good Turn Daily” since way back in 1912 when we were founded! That’s why for this Founder’s Day we’re challenging you to do something to make a difference in the world in celebration of our trailblazing founder, Juliette Gordon Low. Juliette was born on October 31, 1860, and each year on Halloween, we celebrate Founder’s Day in her honor! So how can you do a good turn this Founder’s Day  ...

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