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August 2018

Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

When You Need an Expert, Call Our Community Partners!

So we’ve got all these awesome badges and your troop is super excited to earn them. But there’s a little problem. Some of the badges your girls really want to try are just a little outside (or maybe a lot outside) of your comfort zone. Anyone just a little unsure about their space science knowledge? Or not an expert robot programmer? And what exactly is geocaching anyway? Don’t despair! While our badges are written so that the girls (and you) can build new skills even if  ...

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Alumnae, Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Girls, Parents, Volunteers

Celebrate Girl Scout Spirit Week 2018!

There’s so much to be proud of when you’re a Girl Scout member, alum, parent, or volunteer! Girl Scouts is the best leadership development experience for girls in the world. It is based on time-tested methods and research-backed programming that help girls take the lead—in their own lives and in the world. Research shows that girls learn best in an all-girl, girl-led, and girl-friendly environment. Girl Scouts is a place where she’ll practice different skills, explore her  ...

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Family Experience, Girls, Volunteers

Spread the Word about Girl Scouts!

Has your troop had a fun-tastic year in Girl Scouts? Do you want to help new girls have the same experience? Help us get those new girls started and earn a neat Helping Hands patch in the process! There are two awesome ways to get the Helping Hands patch, so get your troop together and choose your own adventure! Option 1: Choose TWO of the Following: Create posters or a display about Girl Scouts and display it at your church, library, or other location in your community. Include an action  ...

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Featured, Parents, Volunteer Experience

Are You Man Enough to be a Girl Scout? These 5 Superstar Volunteers Are!

We believe that when girls succeed, so does society. And what’s the best way you can help girls (and society) succeed?  Being a youth mentor! “Show me a successful individual and I’ll show you someone who had real positive influences in his or her life. I don’t care what you do for a living—if you do it well I’m sure there was someone cheering you on or showing the way. A mentor.” — Denzel Washington So we ask you, gentleman: are you ready to be a mentor for your daughter?  For girls  ...

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