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Popular Troop Trip Destinations

Girls have been exploring the world around them since 1912 and one important experience is the troop trip. If you’re looking for the next memory maker for your troop we’ve got some exciting destinations for your girls. Here are a few of the more popular trips troops from Western Ohio took in 2013-2014. 1. The Zoo: what a great place for combining badge work and adventure. Many zoos have education programs for youth, some that are Girl Scout badge specific, and overnights with  ...

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Get Inspired!

Are you a Girl Scout Daisy or Brownie volunteer who is hoping that all of your girls return to the troop next year?  Maybe you are a Girl Scout Junior volunteer who is trying to get parent support to help the girls through their Girl Scout Bronze award.  Perhaps you are a Girl Scout Cadette volunteer  who is trying to inspire girls to do their Girl Scout Silver award or get your Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors to commit to earning their Gold Award.  Well, if you are any of these, this  ...

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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Volunteers

Five Tips to Make Bridging Memorable

Bridging has long been an important part of Girl Scouts’, as it marks the girls’ transition from one level to the next and celebrates their commitment to the organization. Here are some useful tips to helping your girls make their troop’s bridging a fun and memorable occasion for everyone involved. Use Resources Provided: Each level of Girl Scouting has special bridging awards and activities (outlined in the appropriate age-level The Girl’s Guide to Girl  ...

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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, General, Volunteers

Girls Go For the Gold!

Congratulations to our 2014 Girl Scout Gold Award recipients!  What better way to start Girl Scout Week than with the annual Gold Award Ceremony on Girl Scout Sunday!  On Sunday, March 9, 2014, Girl Scouts of Western Ohio hosted our first councilwide Gold Award Ceremony bringing all four regions together to honor the 44 girls who earned the highest award in Girl Scouting.  The University of Dayton, Kennedy Union Ballroom set the scene for the honorees who were able to attend this mementos  ...

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