Girl Scouts of Western Ohio Blog

Featured, Volunteers

Let’s Get Outside in 2017!

Girl Scouts and the outdoors go together like marshmallows and camp fires. But there’s a huge difference between taking your troop on a ramble around the neighborhood and going on a weekend camping trip in the back country. So how do you know what level of outdoor activity your girls (and you) are ready for? And what’s the best way  ...

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Volunteers

Girl Scout Traditions: We Are Girl-Led!

Girl Scouts has been girl-led since its beginning, when our founder Juliette Gordon Low answered the question “what should girls do?” with a very simple “what do the girls want to do?” And we’re still following Juliette’s lead over a hundred years later! How? Here’s just a couple of ways girls are  ...

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Girls, Parents

Which camp is right for your girl?

Camping is a great way for girls to explore leadership, build skills, and develop a deep appreciation for nature. With a variety of camps throughout western Ohio, it’s the perfect opportunity for your girl to create her own unique camping experience, make new friends, and have fun! Whether she’s interested in archery, swimming,  ...

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Parents

What is the Goal Getter Phase?

The 2017 Girl Scout Cookie Program is well underway in western Ohio! The Initial Order Phase ended last Friday, and we’ve moved into the Goal Getter Phase! But… what does that mean, exactly? What is the Goal Getter Phase? The Goal Getter Phase is the second of three phases in our council’s cookie sale. It’s an  ...

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General, Parents

Are girls thriving… or just surviving?

Here at Girl Scouts we believe that (like a rising tide lifting all boats) when the world is a better place for girls, it will be a better place for everyone! We are extremely interested in the “State of the Girl” or, in simple terms, what it’s like to be a girl in today’s world. Are girls thriving or just surviving? To  ...

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