Girl Scouts of Western Ohio Blog

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Take a Hike!

While National Hiking Day or Take a Hike Day is just one day each year on November 17 – that doesn’t mean Girls Scouts aren’t out there hiking and enjoying nature any given day of the year!  Are you ready to grab your hiking stick and hit the trails? Here are a few ways to help prepare you for many adventures, whether at a camp, state, national park, or beyond! Start with the Hiker Challenge Program Hiking opens a whole new way to discover what the outdoors offers.  A great way to get  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond

Celebrate Women’s Entrepreneurship

November 19 marks annual Women’s Entrepreneurship Day! On this national holiday, we shout out the amazing opportunities Girl Scouts provides for building entrepreneurial skills at every age—whether you’re getting ready to run your first-ever cookie business, or you’re on track to hone your leadership skills and pursue your Gold Award.  Girl Scouts of the USA has introduced new Entrepreneurship and Financial Literacy activities for girls to continue practicing their skills and working  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond

Helpful Tips to Boost Your Mental Wellness

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! In an effort to raise awareness, fight the stigmas that come with mental health issues, and encourage building wellness skills, Girl Scouts of the USA has released Girl Scout Wellness Activities—and a special patch! At Girl Scouts of Western Ohio, we are working to connect girls to the resources and skills they need to be resilient, ready, and strong when they experience big emotions or know someone who is struggling with mental health. On May 3, we  ...

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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards

Western Ohio Glitters with Gold

On March 6, girls from all across western Ohio were honored at our 2022 Gold Award Ceremony. This year, we recognized 29 Gold Award Girl Scouts who are making the world a better place. While balancing school, work, numerous extracurricular activities, and ever-changing COVID-19 restrictions, these girls persevered to make a lasting impact on their communities. It takes hard work and dedication to earn the most prestigious award in Girl Scouting. The ceremony was held at Sinclair Community  ...

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