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September 2016

Badges, Activities, & Beyond, News, Volunteers

Girls’ Choice Badges: Art in the Outdoors!

Last spring girls from across the country voted on a variety of badge topics, but the lure of combining creativity with the great outdoors could not be denied! Thanks to girl choice, our newest badge topic is Art in the Outdoors! Badges and requirements are available now in our shops, or troop leaders can check out the requirements in the resource section of the Volunteer Toolkit (under My GS tab)! What types of awesome things will girls get to do when earning these badges? We’re so glad  ...

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

Girl Scouts of Western Ohio’s Take Action Weekend!

Girl Scouts are all about helping others. From our slogan “do a good turn daily” to the Girl Scout law, making the world a better place is embedded in our DNA! While you can help others all year long, and many of our members do, we’ve chosen October 7-9, 2016 as our council-wide Girl Scouts of Western Ohio Take Action Weekend. During this special weekend groups across our council will be out in their communities serving others as part of an annual movement that unites our members as we  ...

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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Volunteers

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 Scout ceremonies, there are no formal requirements for investiture, but a typical investiture ceremony has two main parts: the girls make their “Girl  ...

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