Girl Scouts of Western Ohio Blog

Badges, Activities, & Beyond, General, Volunteer Experience

Six Steps to Your Next Troop Adventure

It’s that time of year again! The snow is starting to melt, the days are getting longer and the Girl Scout Cookie Program is in full swing! Along with the 5 Skills girls gain from participating, one additional benefit comes from selling cookies: troop proceeds! Many girls and troops choose to use at least a portion of their troop proceeds to plan a troop trip. As with all things in the Girl Scout world, planning and implementing a troop trip is a great learning experience for girls.  ...

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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, General, Volunteers

Girls Go For the Gold!

Congratulations to our 2014 Girl Scout Gold Award recipients!  What better way to start Girl Scout Week than with the annual Gold Award Ceremony on Girl Scout Sunday!  On Sunday, March 9, 2014, Girl Scouts of Western Ohio hosted our first councilwide Gold Award Ceremony bringing all four regions together to honor the 44 girls who earned the highest award in Girl Scouting.  The University of Dayton, Kennedy Union Ballroom set the scene for the honorees who were able to attend this mementos  ...

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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Volunteers

10 Ways to Celebrate Girl Scout Week!

Today marks the start of Girl Scout Week! Girl Scout Week starts with Girl Scout Sunday and always includes March 12th, which is the anniversary of Girl Scouting in the United States, marking the first Girl Scout troop meeting in Savannah, Georgia in 1912.  Here are some ways to get your girls in the Girl Scout spirit this week.  If your troop isn’t meeting, that’s okay. You can always use these ideas at any time. Wear your Girl Scout uniform, or a Girl Scout T-shirt, to school  ...

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