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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards

Give Rise to Girl-Led

The girl led component of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience can be the hardest, but it is the most important. Letting girls of all ages take the reigns in their Girl Scout experience, in various age appropriate progressive ways, sounds simple on paper, but there can definitely be challenges beyond the surface. Our society does not encourage independence among girls and women. It is apparent early on in how girls are treated, taught, and shown in the world around them. This conditioning  ...

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Alumnae, Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Volunteer Experience

Guest Editorial: Patches to Pageants with Michelle

Hello! My name is Michelle Pierce and I am 27 years old. I have been affiliated with Girl Scouts since I was in kindergarten. To say the very least I’ve never been the outdoorsy type chick. Troop Beverly Hills was more my scene! (One of my top 10 favorite movies) Some of the my best memories include Father & Mother Daughter dances, riding the bus with my sister Haley to Girl Scout camp, singing songs, s’mores, and the various service projects! My journey through Girl Scouts has  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond

Your Guide to a Year of Adventure!

The Program Events Guide is available now! It’s Girl Scouts of Western Ohio’s annual book of program events for girls and adults, but there’s so much more! Keep reading to find out how you can use this fantastic resource to plan your year full of exploration, discovery and fun adventures! Program Events We offer a wide variety of programming for girls of all levels! Some of our events are council sponsored and some are hosted by program partners, our experts in our communities. We  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond

The New Badges, Journeys & Awards and Where to Find Them

It’s summertime, which means we are gearing up for another year of exploration, adventure, leadership and fun! And great news–Girl Scouts of the USA has just released the newest badges and journeys to help girls do just that. Last year we were excited to introduce a number of badges for Daisy, Brownie, and Junior Girl Scouts, and this year we are thrilled to see the progression for Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador Girl Scouts along with some new outdoor adventure badges for girls of  ...

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