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Spread the Word about Girl Scouts!

Has your troop had a fun-tastic year in Girl Scouts? Do you want to help new girls have the same experience? Help us get those new girls started and earn a neat Helping Hands patch in the process! There are two awesome ways to get the Helping Hands patch, so get your troop together and choose your own adventure! Option 1: Choose TWO of the Following: Create posters or a display about Girl Scouts and display it at your church, library, or other location in your community. Include an action  ...

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Girls, Parents, Volunteers

6 Yummy Campfire Recipes to Try with Your Troop

If you ask a Girl Scout about her favorite outdoor activities, campfire cooking is always high on the list. There’s just something magical and memorable about making yummy treats (or whole meals) over the fire with your troop. For your culinary enjoyment, we gathered some favorite campfire recipes that our staff remember from their Girl Scout youth. Test them out with your troop for one awesome campfire cookout! Banana Boats “I was a Girl Scout in the Treaty-Tri South area and  ...

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Girls, Parents, Volunteers

How to Be a G.I.R.L. All Summer Long

Summer is here! And while it’s an exciting time filled with outdoor adventures, it can be a little bit of a bummer if your Girl Scout troop doesn’t meet until the school year begins again. This summer, we’re challenging you to be a G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ all summer long! Not sure how to do that? Here are some ideas for you. Go-Getter Go-getters put the “G” in G.I.R.L. They are bold, ambitious, and determined to succeed. They’re life-long  ...

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Girls, Parents, Volunteers

Bridging Guide: What to Look Forward to Next Year

The school year is coming to a close, which means its almost time to bridge! Bridging is what we call your advancement to the next Girl Scout grade level. It’s a tradition in the Girl Scout world that involves working with a younger group of girls to show them what they can look forward to, and working with an older group of girls to learn what you can accomplish in the future. Then you host a ceremony to celebrate and complete the award! Bridging might sound intimidating, but it  ...

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