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How to raise limitless girls (and boys)!

Our brains begin to make connections and place things in categories at a very early age. These categories are stereotypes (or “cognitive shortcuts“) that allow us to make quick decisions based on the information we have. And that’s not always a bad thing! Finding commonalities and building categories helps us make sense of  ...

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Girls, Volunteers

Girl Scouts Go Tech!

We live in a world where technology is a driving force for innovation. New uses of technology, new gadgets, and inventions are changing the way we interact with each other, our environment, and even our world. It’s an amazing time to be alive! Here at Girl Scouts, we want to inspire the next generation of awesome women to become tech  ...

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News, Parents, Volunteers

Fundraise for GSWO while you shop–for free!

For more than 100 years, Girl Scouts has proudly encouraged girls to do anything they set their sights on. From travelling to foreign countries to explore their passions, to investing money from cookie sales right back into her community, Girl Scouts are tomorrow’s leaders. With your help, together, we can make the world a better place. But  ...

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Volunteers

Busy hands mean busy minds!

Girl Scouts is a major fan of experiential learning, also known as learning by doing. We believe it’s the best way for girls (and adults!) to try new things and build skills. But what does it mean, exactly? What is learning by doing? According to the American Psychological Association, learning by doing means “learning from  ...

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