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Girl Scout Traditions: Space Explorers!

Here’s a fun fact: virtually every female astronaut who has flown in space is a Girl Scout alum. That’s means more than one third of NASA’s space shuttle missions have had a Girl Scout flying on them! We count among our alums women like Dr. Kathryn Sullivan (the first American female to spacewalk), Susan Helms (the first woman to serve as a crew member on the International Space Station), and Mae Jemison (an engineer and the first African American woman to travel in space)  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Family Experience, Girls, Parents, Volunteers

Girl Scout Discount Days 2019

Girl Scouts of Western Ohio has some awesome deals for our members from community organizations across our council who want you to attend their events. Check out our list of special ticket prices, Girl Scout days, and more and get ready to spend less on your next adventure. Sporting Events Cincinnati Reds The Cincinnati Reds are excited to again welcome the Girl Scouts, their friends, & families to the 2019 Girl Scout Day at Great American Ball Park. There are discounted tickets  ...

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Alumnae, Parents

Celebrating Our Founder: Juliette Gordon Low

Do you know the story of Juliette Gordon Low, the founder of Girl Scouts? She’s one of our favorite trailblazers, and October 31 is her birthday! So today we celebrate her boundless enthusiasm, ardent belief in the potential of girls to achieve great things, and ability to galvanize others to take action. In 1912 she started a movement whose impact is still felt today by millions of girls and women across our nation. Now that’s a legacy worth celebrating! But who was Juliette?  ...

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Girls, Parents, Volunteers

Girl Scout Traditions: An Overview

In March of 1912, Juliette Gordon Low organized the first Girl Scout troop to prepare girls to meet the world with courage, confidence, and character. With over 100 years of history, Girl Scouts has taken on quite a few traditions. Here are some awesome traditions you can take part in to celebrate Girl Scouts! Slogan & Motto The Girl Scout slogan, used since 1912, is “Do a good turn daily.” The slogan is a reminder of the many ways that girls can contribute positively to  ...

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