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6 Yummy Campfire Recipes to Try with Your Troop

If you ask a Girl Scout about her favorite outdoor activities, campfire cooking is always high on the list. There’s just something magical and memorable about making yummy treats (or whole meals) over the fire with your troop. For your culinary enjoyment, we gathered some favorite campfire recipes that our staff remember from their Girl Scout youth. Test them out with your troop for one awesome campfire cookout! Banana Boats “I was a Girl Scout in the Treaty-Tri South area and  ...

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Girls, Parents, Volunteers

How to Be a G.I.R.L. All Summer Long

Summer is here! And while it’s an exciting time filled with outdoor adventures, it can be a little bit of a bummer if your Girl Scout troop doesn’t meet until the school year begins again. This summer, we’re challenging you to be a G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ all summer long! Not sure how to do that? Here are some ideas for you. Go-Getter Go-getters put the “G” in G.I.R.L. They are bold, ambitious, and determined to succeed. They’re life-long  ...

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Girl Scout Traditions: Civic Action

From the Civics badges of the 1920s and 1930s to the Citizenship badges of today, our organization has been inspiring women and girls to form their own values and beliefs, to explore their communities, and to lead the way when they see a need or an issue. You may call it good citizenship, we call it the Girl Scout way! So how can your Girl Scout continue this tradition? By building her skills and confidence so she becomes part of the next generation of civically engaged Girl Scout members!  ...

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Essential Outdoor Activities for Kid-Friendly Summer Fun

Are you ready to abandon the artificial chill of air-conditioned living and head out into the great outdoors this summer with your family? Need some ideas for kid-friendly outdoor fun? We’ve got some awesome activities that’ll spark your imagination AND boost your love of the outdoors. How do we know this? Because it worked for us! We asked some of our staff for their favorite childhood summer outdoor activities and made a list to share with you. You can try a few new ones this  ...

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