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The Pillars of Girl Scouting: Beyond Cookies, Camp, and Crafts

Do you know the four pillars of Girl Scouting? Lots of people would answer that question with “I thought there were 3: cookies, camp, and crafts,” but Girl Scouts is so much more than that! Girl Scouts of the USA explains that the Girl Scout Leadership Experience has four key areas that form the foundation of our program and our organization. And don’t worry, alums, they’ve been a part of Girl Scouts since the beginning! Ready to see what they are? Let’s go!  ...

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Interested in Girl Scout History? Join the GSWO Archive Committee!

Are you curious about Girl Scout history? Want to walk in the steps of Juliette Gordon Low? That’s good, because we’re looking for members for the Girl Scouts of Western Ohio Archive Committee! What is the Archive Committee? We’re so glad you asked! The Archive Committee is a group of passionate volunteers who are responsible for cataloging and sharing the history of Girl Scouts throughout western Ohio. They help create the display cases in the GSWO offices, create  ...

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Are You Ready for the Operation Cookie Challenge?

Hey western Ohio, we need your help! This weekend, March 16-18, we’re pulling out all the stops to collect 1,000 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies to donate to Operation Cookie! What is Operation Cookie? Operation Cookie is a council-wide community service project that provides boxes of Girl Scout Cookies to deployed military men and women around the globe! Now in its 13th year, Girl Scouts of Western Ohio’s Operation Cookie Program has donated over $1 million worth of Girl Scout cookies to  ...

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Submit Your Video to be Featured on GSWO Social Media Platforms!

Have you ever wanted to be featured on the Girl Scouts of Western Ohio social media channels? Well now you can! From now until Sunday, March 11, we’re accepting video submissions of Girl Scouts, troops, and parents talking about what it means to be a G.I.R.L.! You can discuss one part, like what it means to be a Go-Getter, an Innovator, a Risk-Taker or a Leader, or all four at once! The choice is yours. Not sure where to begin? Here are some prompts: What does it mean to be a go-getter?  ...

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