Girl Scouts of Western Ohio Blog


How to Create a Strong Budget for Your Troop

At Girl Scouts, we want every troop to be able to accomplish all of the awesome things Girl Scouts dream up! But, as usual, most of those things cost money. So, how can we ensure that your troop is able to do all of these amazing things without breaking the bank? With a strong troop budget! To help you plan out your troop’s finances,  ...

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Connecting Girl Scouts and Your Faith

“On my honor, I will try: to serve God and my country, to help people at all times, and to live by the Girl Scout Law.” This simple statement, called the Girl Scout Promise, outlines our core values and is our promise to all of our members and to our communities to uphold those values. And while the wording of the promise may have  ...

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Parents, Volunteers

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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