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Robyn Petersman

Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Parents

Camp Care Package Tips

Bags are packed, birds are chirping and the smell of bug spray is in the air. Your little one is off to resident camp! You might be thinking wait, that last squeeze goodbye is supposed to last how many days?! Of course, your camper will be in excellent hands but you can still send her a little something to help get through the week — a camp care package, that is! Preparing a camp care package is a form of art. It reminds campers that there’s a life back home and despite it not having  ...

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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Girls, Parents, Volunteers

Bridging Guide: What to Look Forward to Next Year

The school year is coming to a close, which means its almost time to bridge! Bridging is what we call your advancement to the next Girl Scout grade level. It’s a tradition in the Girl Scout world that involves working with a younger group of girls to show them what they can look forward to, and working with an older group of girls to learn what you can accomplish in the future. Then you host a ceremony to celebrate and complete the award! Bridging might sound intimidating, but it  ...

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Parents

Adventure Out This Summer at Girl Scout Camp!

Looking for adventure? There’s a camp for that! Whether you’re interested in hiking, rock climbing, canoeing or piloting an aircraft (wait, what?!) we have a camp for you. Join us this summer as we take on the outdoors. There are so many opportunities to adventure out with Girl Scouts! Here are a few of the various camp experiences offered this summer. Cliff Hangers  Ready to rock this summer? You conquered the high ropes course and owned that rock wall. Now it’s time to  ...

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Alumnae, Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Family Experience, Parents, Volunteers

How to Celebrate Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month! What started as a small-town school affair in California has grown into a month-long celebration of women’s influences on history, culture, and society. Since 1987, Congress has recognized March as National Women’s History Month and according to the National Women’s History Project, the theme for 2018 is “Nevertheless She Persisted: Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.” Here are some ways to celebrate and honor the women in your  ...

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