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October 2017

Alumnae, Badges, Activities, & Beyond

Guest Editorial: Girl Scout Alumna Megan Gardam

Two years ago I was in Savannah, GA, and decided to visit Juliette Gordon Low’s grave site. I mapped out how to get there and set out on my run. The distance wasn’t far for me, but the journey that brought me there was. While there I said to her tombstone “Did you have any idea what it was that you started, and could you have ever imagined how many lives you were going to touch?” My Girl Scout journey started in first grade and proceeded through my senior year of high school. Girl Scouting  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Girls, Volunteers

The Challenge Courses of Girl Scouts of Western Ohio

Girl Scouts, are you ready for some thrills? Do you want to build your courage and cheer on your friends as you master obstacles and take on new heights? Then it’s time you tried one of our challenge courses! What’s a challenge course? Sometimes referred to as a ropes course (although not all challenge courses involve rope obstacles), our challenge courses are outdoor  activities that contain high and/or low elements depending on the course you are on (we have several kinds in  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Girls

What Girl Scouts Means to Troop 32549

The girls in Troop 32549 understand the value Girl Scouts provides to their lives. Last winter, during the Girl Scout Cookie Program, their troop leader Kelly encouraged all of them to write out what Girl Scouts means to each of them, individually. We love all of their answers (spelling errors and all!), and couldn’t help but share them with you! “What Girl Scouts means to me. Girl Scouts means selling cookies. Girl Scouts means having new friends. Girl Scouts means having  ...

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