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Badges, Activities, & Beyond

The New Badges, Journeys & Awards and Where to Find Them

It’s summertime, which means we are gearing up for another year of exploration, adventure, leadership and fun! And great news–Girl Scouts of the USA has just released the newest badges and journeys to help girls do just that. Last year we were excited to introduce a number of badges for Daisy, Brownie, and Junior Girl Scouts, and this year we are thrilled to see the progression for Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador Girl Scouts along with some new outdoor adventure badges for girls of  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Volunteers

Troop Trips: Oh the Places You’ll Go

Are you ready to take your troop on an adventure? Why not expand their horizons with a troop trip? Girls have been exploring their world on troop trips for decades and with so many amazing events offered by our community partners, awesome overnight experiences and Destinations to explore we know your girls will love this Girl Scout tradition! How do you start planning the trip? We’ve got you covered with some great resources to make sure your troop is ready to go! Follow these  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Family Experience, Volunteer Experience

In Girl Scouts, “Failures” Become Our Favorite Stories!

Ask a Girl Scout or Girl Scout alum to share her story and you’ll hear tales of friendships built, skills tested (and mastered), outdoor adventures, and more. And almost always, said with a laugh and a touch of nostalgia, they’ll tell a tale of a “fail” that shines brightly in their most cherished memories. Maybe it’s the time they left late for their overnight canoe trip and were still paddling down the river trying to reach their campsite well after dark. Or  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond

Girl Scouts Take Action in the Time of Disaster

In the wake of the nearly 20 tornadoes to recently hit Mercer, Montgomery, Greene, and Miami counties, Girl Scouts from all over western Ohio came together to support their friends, neighbors, Girl Scout sisters, and members of the community in need.  We heard stories from all over the council of girls pitching in to help, here following are just a few of the stories reminding us of the courage, confidence, and character that Girl Scouts of all ages embody. Organizing a supply or food  ...

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