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A Thankful and Helpful Heart for the Holidays

Happy Thanksgiving to all of the girls, volunteers, parents, and alumnae who have grown Girl Scouts from the first 18 girl troop in 1912 to 3.2 million members and 59 million alumnae today! There is so much to be thankful for in our lives.  Watch this video to see some of the things girls were thankful for in 2013 and take a moment to make your own “things I’m thankful for in 2014” list. One of the greatest things that girls do in Girl Scouting is help others.  As one of  ...

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

Vote For Outdoor Badges!

There will be four outdoor badges added to the Girl Scout program in fall 2015 (one each at Brownie, Junior, Cadette, and Senior levels) and we need girl input to make these badges a true “Girls’ Choice”. “Girls’ Choice” means that girls will take the lead on deciding which new badges will be created through polling of our membership. Girls of all ages can vote now through November 30th on the content area they are interested in within the Outdoor Category. The  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, General, News, Volunteers

2015 Program Events are Opening Soon!

2015 is nearly here and we’re continuing the adventure with more AWESOME program events! Winter and spring program events open on Ebiz to all members registered for the 2014-2015 membership year on November 12th, 2014. While there are too many programs at too many council properties to mention them all, here are some upcoming programs we’re excited to offer:   Teen Mentoring Award Retreats: Do you love teaching younger Girl Scouts? Want to expand your leadership skills and  ...

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Fall Program Events are Finally Opening!

Fall is nearly here and we’re kicking off another year of adventure and we want YOU to join us! Fall program events open on Ebiz to all members registered for the 2014-2015 membership year on August 13th and early bird registrants received access to fall events on August 6th. While there are too many programs at too many council properties to mention them all, here are 10 upcoming programs we’re excited to offer this year: 1. Toledo Chef Program: Daisies through Juniors can jump  ...

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