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5 Signs You Were a Girl Scout!

Growing up in Girl Scouts, we discovered a world full of fun experiences, made a whole bunch of new friends, built our confidence, and made our world a little better along the way. And those are just a few of the benefits! Our alumnae say Girl Scouting was positive and rewarding for them and they rate their Girl Scout experiences very highly. While no list could show the entire collection of activities and experiences we had earning badges, selling cookies, going on exciting trips, outdoor  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Girls, News

Honoring Our Veterans-Girl Scout Style!

“Honor to the soldier and sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country’s cause. Honor, also, to the citizen who cares for his brother in the field and serves, as he best can, the same cause.”― Abraham Lincoln On Memorial Day we remember and honor the men and women who have died while serving in our armed forces. Girl Scouts around the country celebrate Memorial Day by placing flags at veterans’ cemeteries, visiting veterans’ hospitals, participating in parades, decorating banners,  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Girls, Volunteers

Outdoor Explorers for 2015!

Do you enjoy activities like outdoor cooking, tent camping, horseback riding, or archery? How about all of the above? You’re not alone and soon you’ll be able to earn a badge for them too! The votes have been tallied and our girls and adults have chosen Outdoor Explorer as the newest selection for outdoor badges. Thank you to those who encouraged girls to vote for making sure their voices were heard and ensuring that Girls Know Best and #girlschoose were more than just excellent  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Girls, News

Girls Choose: Outdoor Recreation

The girl’s have spoken and the new outdoor badge set’s theme will be, drum roll please, OUTDOOR RECREATION! Now it’s time for girls to choose which type of badge activities most appeal to them (Not sure how girls chose? See this post). Their options are: Voting ends on December 31st and the new badge sets will be announced on March 12, 2015. Girls will be able to start earning them in Fall 2015. Remember that girls of all ages (Daisy through Ambassador) can vote by  ...

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