Girl Scouts of Western Ohio Blog

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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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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Wanted: Camp Junior Instructors!

Hey older girls! Yes, grades 10-12 we are talking to you! Are you ready to take the lead at camp, develop some outdoor living skills, AND get a stipend for every week you work? You are, right? Good, because it’s time you became a Junior Instructor at Girl Scout camp. Seriously girls, we want you at camp! What’s a Junior Instructor?  ...

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Girls, News

Western Ohio glitters at the 2017 Gold Award Ceremony

On Sunday, March 5, 2017 we recognized 54 girls who are part of an elite group of young women: our best and brightest, who were inspired, found the greatness inside themselves, and shared their ideas and passions with their communities. These are our Gold Award recipients for 2017 and you can explore all of their awesome projects here! The  ...

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