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October 2016

Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Girls, News

Girl Scout Destinations: Cheetah Conservationist Whitney!

Is your Girl Scout ready to stretch her wings and head out on an amazing adventure? Maybe it’s time to start exploring what it takes to go on a Girl Scout Destinations! What’s that? Girl Scout Destinations are the ultimate adventure for individual girls ages 11 and older! With different trips every year based around themes like outdoor, conservation, careers, animals and many more, there’s sure to be something that your Girl Scout would enjoy! Western Ohio Girls and  ...

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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, News

Going For Silver: Ella’s Bumble Bands

Girl Scouts across Western Ohio are doing amazing things! Check out Ella, a Cadette from Oxford Ohio, who received $500 to make a difference in her community as one of Disney’s Summer of Service Grant winners. After learning about the importance of bees and the shrinking bee population, Ella decided to take action and make sure bees have what they need to flourish in her community. Ella’s Project Ella started Bumble Bands, which makes and plants homemade strips of seeds that  ...

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News, Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

New Volunteer Toolkit Updates!

Girl Scouts of the USA are at it again! Ever since they unveiled their new digital resource last year, the Volunteer Toolkit, they’ve been updating content and increasing its features to help make this an awesome resource for our busy volunteers. And on September 8, 2016 they did it again, adding more features to this essential resource.  Here are a few of the new features we’re excited about: New Multi-Level Custom Year Plan! You asked and they created it! Multi-level leaders will  ...

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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Volunteers

So your Girl Scout troop bridged, now what?

You did it! You and your girls made it to the next level in Girl Scouts! Whether it’s that first step from Daisy to Brownie or the final from Ambassador to adult, bridging to the next level as a Girl Scout is a momentous accomplishment. So what should you expect from yourself, your girls, and Girl Scouts? What’s different? Here’s a few things to think about as you start your newest adventure with Girl Scouts: A New Normal! As girls grow and mature their likes, needs, and  ...

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