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Cookie Question: Can my troop accept credit cards?

Yes, your troop can opt to accept credit cards at your booth sales! You’ve probably heard more than once, “I would love to support Girl Scouts, but I only have my card” By using a credit card processor your troop can eliminate this sales obstacle AND girls get another opportunity to build skills in money management, business ethics, and technology. For some troops this is a great way to reach higher sales goals, provide better customer service, and reach even more customers. Please  ...

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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, General, News, Volunteers

Girl Scout Traditions: World Thinking Day 2015

Each year on February 22, World Thinking Day, girls honor their sister Girl Guides and Girl Scouts by taking time to give thanks for their international friendships and remember that Girl Scouts of the USA is part of a global community—one of nearly 150 countries that are members of the  World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS). Why do we do this? Click here for the History of the day. The theme for World Thinking Day 2015 is: Girls worldwide say “we can create peace  ...

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Cookies & Beyond, News, Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

Come to the Dark Side, We Have Cookies

The cookies are coming! Our council cookie sale officially begins on January 9th, 2015. Are you excited? We are! Here are some great resources and tips to help make your cookie sale the best one yet: Visit Little Brownie Bakers and find some fun activities, materials, and selling advice from our baker. Check out some past blog posts such as Cookie Booth Selling Success!, Girl Scout Cookie Program Resources, and How To Be A Top Seller for more tips and resources. Learn from a pro! Watch  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Family Experience, News, Volunteer Experience

Why We Do What We Do

As 2014 comes to a close, we’re taking a moment to remember why Girl Scouts exists and why we (volunteers, parents, community partners, and staff) do what we do. We do it: So girls like Sam can grow from a shy Daisy glued to her mother’s side to a confident Senior prepared to join an adventure at Space Academy with Girl Scout Destinations where she knows not a soul and is excited to meet new people and follow her dreams. To open up the possibilities for girls like Heidi (photo  ...

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