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Girl Scout Traditions: Investiture Ceremonies

Why not start your Girl Scout year out with an old Girl Scout tradition, the investiture ceremony? What’s that, you ask? An investiture ceremony is a special ceremony held to officially welcome girls into the Girl Scout and Girl Guide family. For returning Girl Scouts this ceremony is sometimes called a rededication ceremony. Like most Girl  ...

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Add Some Girl Scout Traditions to Your Year!

Girl Scouts are part of a global sisterhood, rich with shared traditions and activities that have been delighting girls and volunteers for over 100 years.Why not explore those traditions and share them with your girls this troop year? Sounds like an excellent idea, right? But if you’re not a big walking encyclopedia of Girl Scout  ...

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6 Ways to Inspire Your Girls to Love the Planet

Here at Girl Scouts, unlike Kermit the Frog, we believe it’s easy being green! Caring about the outdoors was passed down by our nature loving founder Juliette Gordon Low and her legacy of being responsible stewards of our world still resonates with our alumnae and members today. You might even say being green is part of our DNA! So how  ...

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Girl Scout Traditions: Flag Retirement Ceremonies

Flag ceremonies are a long-standing Girl Scout tradition that honors the American flag as the symbol of our country and all the hopes, dreams, and people it represents. Our camps have begun and ended each day with the raising and lowering of the flag for decades and this is an iconic Girl Scout moment for many of our members. If you’re  ...

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