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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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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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Girls, Volunteers

Imagine a World Where No One Is Worried About the Way They Look!

Can you imagine a world where girls grow up with the confidence to be themselves? We can!  Help us start a World Wide Beauty Revolution! This is the vision that drove Girl Scouts of Western Ohio and nine other Girl Scout councils to partner with Dove and Girl Scouts of the USA to launch Free Being Me, a leadership initiative focused on helping girls ages 7-14 better understand global definitions of beauty, define beauty for themselves and boost their self-confidence in the process. Free  ...

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Preparing to serve the Girl Scout Way!

Now that you’ve identified your community problem and its root cause through Community Mapping and investigation it’s time to brainstorm ways to help with that problem, find community members to collaborate, and put together a plan of action. This is step 2 of service learning and its the step where the girls’ innovation, creativity, and community contacts come into play. Discuss with the girls possible ideas for making an impact on your chosen community need. Remind them  ...

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