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January 2016

Badges, Activities, & Beyond, News

Girl Scout National Convention 2017: Columbus, OH!

Ever wanted to party with 8,000 Girl Scouts? Of course you have! And now’s your chance, save the date for the 2017 Girl Scout Convention in Columbus, Ohio, October 4–8! Columbus is a vibrant city with a wide range of fun activities, shopping, professional sports teams, and great food all close to the Greater Columbus Convention Center where our convention will be held. Columbus is home to the The Ohio State University and Big Ten sports, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, and the Center  ...

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Family Experience, Girls

The Things Girl Scouts Say About Girl Scouts

As Girl Scout volunteers, alumnae, and staff we often get asked, and even ask ourselves, why Girl Scouts? What can girls get here they’re not getting somewhere else? While there are many awesome answers to that question (and some great studies by the Girl Scout Research Institute) the best answers come from the girls themselves. Here are a few comments from girls at recent Program Events and Highest Awards evaluations that illustrate why girls love and need Girl Scouts: “Mud,  ...

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