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3 Outdoor Activities for Snow Days

In the bleak midwinter, frosty wind may moan but that doesn’t stop Girl Scouts from heading out and enjoying the snow. Are you ready to bundle up and head outside for some snowy day activities? Here’s a few of our favorites to try this winter. Get Creative! Test your architectural design skills by building a snow castle. You’ll just need a shovel, a bucket, and a variety of plastic food containers or paper cups—any containers will do to use as a mold for walls, turrets,  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Girls, Parents, Volunteers

5 Socially Distant Winter Activities

Tis the season of icy winds, plunging temperatures, and gray overcast skies. Yes, the midwestern winter has arrived and so have the winter doldrums! But winter’s cold weather doesn’t have to drive us all indoors. With a little creativity (and the proper layering of clothes) winter can be a fun time for adventures. Here are a few tried and true favorite winter activities, perfect for a socially distant outing. Layer up and let’s go! Build a Bonfire Campfire building is a  ...

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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Girls, Parents

Simple Ways to Give Back This Year

One of the greatest things that a girl can learn while in Girl Scouting is the impact you can have, even at a young age, when you make helping others a priority.  A young Girl Scout said it best, “I like being a Girl Scout because, like, when you help people you touch their hearts.” As we come to the end of a tumultuous year, let’s challenge ourselves to touch hearts. Let’s seek out simple ways to give back to our neighbors and communities. It’s time to close out 2020 by  ...

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Alumnae, Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Girls, Volunteers

Are you ready for our first ever VIRTUAL National Council Session?

Every three years, Girl Scouts from all over the country (and even overseas) come together at the National Council Session to reinvigorate our membership, deepen our commitment to our Movement, and celebrate our successes. At our 55th triennial conference on October 23-25, girls and adult members from over 100 different councils, who applied and were selected as delegates earlier this year, will join together virtually to make important decisions for our organization. What types of  ...

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