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November 2017

Family Experience, Parents

Give the Gift of Camp This Year!

The holidays are coming and we have the perfect gift idea for your intrepid Girl Scout: an IOU for one awesome summer camp experience in 2018! Why give camp? There are so many reasons to choose Girl Scout camp as your go to gift this year. First, camp is fun! And who doesn’t want their girl to have fun? Camp is also a great way to boost her confidence, expand her horizons, and build her leadership. Sounds awesome, right? Plus, no matter which camp she chooses, she’ll be spending  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, News, Parents, Volunteers

Update on GoldieBlox Kits and Mechanical Engineering Badges

  UPDATE ON GOLDIEBLOX KITS AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING BADGES November 2017 What is the availability of GoldieBlox kits? Last year, GSUSA partnered with GoldieBlox to offer specially priced kits that troops could use to earn their Mechanical Engineering badges. Due to supply chain limitations, GSM can no longer order the kits at the special $99 Girl Scout price. Here is the current inventory status: Daisy kits – Out of stock. No more kits can be ordered. There are 137 backorders on  ...

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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, News, Parents, Volunteers

Show Girls You Care This #GivingTuesday!

With Thanksgiving behind us, the holiday season is in full swing. And while Black Friday and Cyber Monday are great, we’re a bit partial to #GivingTuesday. Celebrated the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving back. Join Girl Scouts and people around the world this year to support a mission close to your heart — building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place! This year, GSWO has set a goal of 100 gifts from people  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Girls, Parents, Volunteers

Got the Travel Bug? Oh the Places You Can Go with Girl Scouts!

Every girl deserves the opportunity to explore her world, and Girl Scouts offers many opportunities to make that happen! As girls explore new places, meet new people, and try different activities they are learning about themselves and others, navigating new terrain, and putting their skills to work. So where will you and your girls go in Girl Scouts? From short troop outings to the local firehouse in her neighborhood to exotic destinations across the globe, there are so many opportunities  ...

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