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Caitlin Honard

Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Family Experience

It’s National S’mores Day! Try Out Our Staff’s Favorite Gourmet Recipes

It’s one of our favorite days of the year—National S’mores Day! Celebrated every year on August 10, it’s the perfect excuse to enjoy our favorite summer treat. After all, Girl Scouts are credited with the first recipe for s’mores back in 1927, so we have a bit of experience! And while there’s nothing wrong with a classic combo of graham crackers, marshmallow, and chocolate, our staff have perfected some gourmet recipes that we can’t keep to ourselves. The  ...

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General

Standing Together Against Racism

We stand together as Girl Scouts against racism, violence, and hate. We share the grief and outrage felt by the country in the wake of the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and too many others. We cherish the diversity within our council, our communities, and our Girl Scout families. And we acknowledge the wide range of emotions and reactions we are experiencing right now: hurt, outrage, guilt, fear, confusion, and more. It is hard to know where to begin, how to help,  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Family Experience

THRIVE 2020 Patch Program

As Girl Scouts, we live by the motto “be prepared” — and that includes when the unexpected happens. With the new THRIVE 2020 patch program, you can demonstrate your skills to survive, THRIVE, and be a better Girl Scout during the worldwide pandemic we’re experiencing. Even in challenging times, Girl Scouts continue to make the world a better place, and the world needs us now more than ever! Earn your Girl Scouts of Western Ohio THRIVE 2020 patch by completing the required number  ...

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Cookies & Beyond, Parents, Volunteers

Are You Prepared for Cookie Booth Sales?

Cookie Booth season is almost upon us! With so much going on in the Girl Scout Cookie Program, it’s important to make sure you’re prepared for the Cookies in Hand Phase. Here’s a simple list of things to remember before you go out and sell with your girls! Pick Up Your Cookies Once Girl Scout Cookies arrive in western Ohio, you’ll need to pick them up! You’ll want to make sure you have enough cookies for all of the customers who will be visiting you!  ...

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