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Support GSWO at the 2019 Marathon Classic!

Girl Scouts of Western Ohio was selected as one of the local charities to benefit from the Marathon Classic Presented by Dana, one of the longest-running events on the LPGA Tour! The Charity Ticket Program provides select non-profit organizations the ability to sell weekly grounds and clubhouse tickets for the 2019 tournament. When you purchase a ticket to the Marathon Classic and select Girl Scouts of Western Ohio as your charity, 100% of your ticket purchase will go toward STEM  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Family Experience

Take the 2019 Get Outdoors Challenge!

With Memorial Day behind us, summer is officially here! And we cannot wait to spend time outdoors this season. Need some inspiration? We’ve got you covered! With the brand new Get Outdoors Challenge, you’re sure to come up with many creative ways to spend time in the great outdoors all summer long. To take the challenge, download the summer activity checklist. Double-check how many activities need to be completed for each age level, and then head outdoors! Once you’ve  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Family Experience

Experience Girl Scouts as a Family with the Family Adventure Patch!

We know that girls benefit from Girl Scouts whether or not they’re in a troop setting. So whether you’re going to troop meetings or just spending time together as a family, you can be utilizing the Girl Scout Leadership Experience. Not sure where to begin? Well good news, there’s now a patch for that—the Family Adventure Patch! Complete at least six of the activities below and post a photo or video of you and your family engaged in an activity to social media (tag  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Family Experience, Parents, Volunteers

Ten Positive Benefits of Going Tech-Free at Camp

Whether we want help finding our way through a vast park using a GPS, or want to look up what kind of breathtaking tree we cross paths with during a hike, technology can be a useful tool when outdoors. In today’s society, you rarely see anyone not connected due to the modern conveniences technology brings. Despite the conveniences, there are several benefits to going tech-free outside. Girl Scouts have access to lots of outdoor opportunities, and camp is the perfect place to take advantage  ...

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