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It’s Your World — Change It: No Straw November

At Girl Scouts, we build girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. This is true not only for girls in western Ohio, but for girls all across the country! Which is why we were so excited to learn that a Girl Scout working on her Gold Award project in San Juan Bautista, California was making waves in Ohio! For her project, Shelby O’Neil wanted to tackle ocean pollution and ocean education. Growing up in central California, she’s always been  ...

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Helping Others: Girl Scouts and Natural Disaster Recovery

When disasters happen, Girl Scouts take action! We’re an organization of compassionate helpers who want to lead by doing. But we sometimes get bogged down deciding what exactly to do. Sometimes the need can seem so great that anything we could do just seems like a drop in a giant bucket. But it takes every drop to fill a bucket (and meet needs), so don’t let that stop you from helping! The world needs large plops and small drops. So what can you and your girls do? We’re so  ...

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New STEM and Outdoor Journeys and Badges

Extra, extra, read all about the new Journeys and badges for Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors rolling out across our nation this fall. And your troop can join in the fun! What are they? Outdoor Journey Anchored by the Troop Camping badge, our new Outdoor Journey will strengthen girls’ outdoor skills and ignite their interest in environmental stewardship. Girls will also complete a Take Action project. STEM Journeys Engineering: Think Like an Engineer. Girls discover how to think like an  ...

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