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What Our Girls are Saying About Girl Scout Destinations

Did you know that Girl Scouts hosts awesome adventures every year for individual Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador girls? Through Destinations, girls can travel all over the globe as they expand their horizons, make new friends from across the country, and have a blast. From sailing tall ships in Cleveland to sea turtle retreats in Costa Rica, there’s sure to be something you’ll love! What are girls from our council saying about their Destination trips? Allison, Hollywood  ...

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Alumnae, Badges, Activities, & Beyond

Alum Stories: Rebecca’s Beautiful Adventure in Girl Scouts

When I was in kindergarten, I remember my mom showing me a colorful flyer covered in flowers and dragging me to my church’s basement after dinner. It wasn’t for religious education, but rather to go to my first Daisy meeting. It was the start of a beautiful adventure in Girl Scouts that ran all through my academic career to the present day and my lifetime membership. My Girl Scout experience was full of badges, crafts, and programs at council headquarters. As an adult, I can  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Girls

It’s the 2019 Program Event Spotlight!

Calling all Girl Scout adventurers! Are you ready for another awesome year of Girl Scout program events? We are! Have you ever wanted to fend off a cyber attack and save a moon colony? Have a spooky time exploring camp at night? Learn to believe in yourself at a B.I.G Expo? We’ve got those cool events and more coming your way!  Our council has a wide array of program events coming this fall so check out the options on Activities or download our Program Event Guide, pick your favorite  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards

Give Rise to Girl-Led

The girl led component of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience can be the hardest, but it is the most important. Letting girls of all ages take the reigns in their Girl Scout experience, in various age appropriate progressive ways, sounds simple on paper, but there can definitely be challenges beyond the surface. Our society does not encourage independence among girls and women. It is apparent early on in how girls are treated, taught, and shown in the world around them. This conditioning  ...

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