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February 2017

Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Parents, Volunteers

Girl Scout Destinations: Money Earning Tips From Pros!

Much thanks to Girl Scouts Cara, Reagan, Victoria, and Alex for sharing their money-earning tips with us! We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: Girl Scout Destinations are the ultimate adventure for individual girls ages 11 and up! With awesome trips every year to exciting locations and themes like outdoor adventures, conservation, exciting careers, and more, there’s sure to be something that your Girl Scout would enjoy, right? But once she’s narrowed down her  ...

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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Volunteers

Girl Scout Traditions: We Are Girl-Led!

Girl Scouts has been girl-led since its beginning, when our founder Juliette Gordon Low answered the question “what should girls do?” with a very simple “what do the girls want to do?” And we’re still following Juliette’s lead over a hundred years later! How? Here’s just a couple of ways girls are leading the way and choosing their adventures in Girl Scouts! Girls’ Choice Badges Our girls want outdoor experiences and badges! How do we know?  ...

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Cookies & Beyond, Parents

What is the Goal Getter Phase?

The 2017 Girl Scout Cookie Program is well underway in western Ohio! The Initial Order Phase ended last Friday, and we’ve moved into the Goal Getter Phase! But… what does that mean, exactly? What is the Goal Getter Phase? The Goal Getter Phase is the second of three phases in our council’s cookie sale. It’s an opportunity for girls to continue selling between Intial Order and Booth Sales so they can reach their goals and grow their cookie business! This year, Goal  ...

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Family Experience, General, Parents

Are girls thriving… or just surviving?

Here at Girl Scouts we believe that (like a rising tide lifting all boats) when the world is a better place for girls, it will be a better place for everyone! We are extremely interested in the “State of the Girl” or, in simple terms, what it’s like to be a girl in today’s world. Are girls thriving or just surviving? To help us understand this important question, the Girl Scout Research Institute (GSRI) conducts original studies to inform national conversations about  ...

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