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What Girl Scouts Means to Me: Susan Matz

Make new friends, but keep the old. One is silver and the other’s gold. I became a Girl Scout in the 4th grade, as it took several years to find a leader for our troop in my small town of Wooster, Ohio. That year I met a tiny girl in my troop whose family had escaped Indonesia as the communists took over the country. Gwen became one of my dearest friends and still is. We shared cultures and traditions.  We laughed and worked together, had adventures in Girl Scouts, learned to be leaders and  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Featured

The Travel Bugs Are Headed to Panama!

Girl Scouts of Western Ohio has a brand-new travel group, the Travel Bugs, and we’re inviting all Cadette, Seniors and Ambassadors to come along with us. We’ve partnered with EF Tours, who are celebrated for their expertise in travel, specifically with students and Girl Scouts. They even have an entire branch of their company dedicated to Girl Scout Travel! Panama 2020 Our trip in the summer of 2020 will be to Panama! Now, I don’t want to sound too excited, but I’M SO EXCITED! This will be  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Featured, Girls

Girl Scout Destinations: Cassie’s Scuba and Sea Turtle Adventure

Girl Scout Destinations are the ultimate adventure for individual girls ages 11 and older! With different trips every year based around themes like outdoor, conservation, careers, animals and many more, there’s sure to be something that your Girl Scout would enjoy! In the summer of 2018 Cassie explored the tropical waters of Panama on the Scuba & Sea Turtle Destination trip. Here is her story: The Scuba and Sea Turtle Adventure was so much more than just scuba diving and saving sea  ...

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