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Campers, the Great Outdoors is Calling! Troop Camping Badge Opportunities With GSWO

We know girls love the outdoors!  They’ve proven it time and time again when girls choose outdoor-themed badges when Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) has invited girls to vote on new badge topics.  Thanks to their efforts, we have Outdoor Explorer (2015), Art in the Outdoors (2016) and Troop Camping (2017) badges.  So now that the girls’ choice is clear, are you ready to head outside and build your troop’s camping skills? Here’s some information to help you get  ...

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It’s the Fall 2018 Program Sneak Preview!

Calling all adventurers! The wildflowers are blooming and summer, with its sunshine and warmer temperatures, is finally on its way. And while we love summer and its myriad opportunities for outdoor fun (like camp!) we’re also looking ahead to fall as we gear up for the next troop year. And we’re excited to share that there’s so much to do in western Ohio in 2018-2019! Here’s a sneak peak of just a few of our fall 2018 events to whet her appetite for adventure. Check out the full  ...

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Awesome State Fair Opportunities for Girl Scouts

Join the Girl Scout fun at the Ohio State Fair July 25-August 5, 2018! You can enter a project, march in a parade, and take part in fun challenges like Duct Tape Creations and Minute to Win It! Plus, you can compete in flag ceremony and talent competitions and enter fun contests like the Cookie Culinary and Ugly Cake. Girls who enter a project in the fair and march in one of the parades satisfy the key requirements to earn a special patch available only at the fair. The remaining earned  ...

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Awesome Opportunities for Girls Hosted by Other Councils (2018 Edition)

Girl Scout councils across our great nation are planning some amazing opportunities. And we want your girls to join in! Check out some of the cool events on our list hosted by our sister Girl Scouts and start planning your next troop adventure today. Don’t forget to fill out our Troop Trip and Activity Notification Form before you go. And as always, have fun! Golden Gate Bridging – San Francisco, CA Golden Gate Bridging is the biggest event of the year for bridging Juniors (5th  ...

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