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Take Action!

A big part of being a Girl Scout is taking action to make the world a better place.  This video does a great job of teaching girls how to create a PSA (public service announcement).  This is a great way for girls to rally their friends, family and community around a cause that they believe in.  The more people the girls get involved, the bigger impact they can have.  Each Girl Scout Journey guides girls towards a take action project that can impact their community.  Use this video to help  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Family Experience, Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

Today marks the national holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr.  This is a great opportunity to tie the history lessons that girls have learned in school about Martin Luther King Jr. to their Girl Scout Leadership Experience.  When Juliette Gordon Low founded Girl Scouting, she intended it to be for all girls.  Many girls today have heard the stories of Rev. King who headed the civil-rights movement fighting for equality for all people, but they don’t know that he too recognized that  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, News, Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

Summer Camp Is Just Around the Corner

While it’s cold and snowy outside, we are already getting ready for summer camp. Girls should be getting their summer camp mailers in the mail this week! Girl Scout summer camp offers endless leadership opportunities, skill building activities, challenges and adventures.  We know from experience that through camp, girls are able to connect with nature, learn independently, and build their self-esteem.   Here’s what you need to know as you help prepare girls for the summer: Who can attend  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Cookies & Beyond, Volunteers

What Can A Cookie Do?

A world of good!  Cookie season is almost here and here’s a little inspiration to get you in the spirit!  The Girl Scout Cookie Program gives girls their first opportunity to become entrepreneurs.  As you prepare for the sale, connect girls with the It’s Your Business-Run it badges found in The Girl’s Guide to Girl Scouting and share this video about an inspiring female entrepreneur! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l80YtEd8Az0&w=560&h=315]

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