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What Are the New Girl Scout Badges & Where Do I Find Them?

Have you heard about our new badges? In July of 2018 Girl Scouts of the USA introduced new badges and new Journeys to help our girls build new skills, expand their horizons, and grow into confident leaders. Pretty nifty, right? With topics like cybersecurity, environmental advocacy, mechanical engineering, robotics, computer science, space exploration, and college prep there’s sure to be something (or several somethings!) to pique your Girl Scout’s interest. So what are the the  ...

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General, News, Parents

The Pillars of Girl Scouting: Beyond Cookies, Camp, and Crafts

Do you know the four pillars of Girl Scouting? Lots of people would answer that question with “I thought there were 3: cookies, camp, and crafts,” but Girl Scouts is so much more than that! Girl Scouts of the USA explains that the Girl Scout Leadership Experience has four key areas that form the foundation of our program and our organization. And don’t worry, alums, they’ve been a part of Girl Scouts since the beginning! Ready to see what they are? Let’s go!  ...

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Featured, News, Volunteers

Interested in Girl Scout History? Join the GSWO Archive Committee!

Are you curious about Girl Scout history? Want to walk in the steps of Juliette Gordon Low? That’s good, because we’re looking for members for the Girl Scouts of Western Ohio Archive Committee! What is the Archive Committee? We’re so glad you asked! The Archive Committee is a group of passionate volunteers who are responsible for cataloging and sharing the history of Girl Scouts throughout western Ohio. They help create the display cases in the GSWO offices, create  ...

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Are You Ready for the Operation Cookie Challenge?

Hey western Ohio, we need your help! This weekend, March 16-18, we’re pulling out all the stops to collect 1,000 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies to donate to Operation Cookie! What is Operation Cookie? Operation Cookie is a council-wide community service project that provides boxes of Girl Scout Cookies to deployed military men and women around the globe! Now in its 13th year, Girl Scouts of Western Ohio’s Operation Cookie Program has donated over $1 million worth of Girl Scout cookies to  ...

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