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Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

Today marks the national holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr.  This is a great opportunity to tie the history lessons that girls have learned in school about Martin Luther King Jr. to their Girl Scout Leadership Experience.  When Juliette Gordon Low founded Girl Scouting, she intended it to be for all girls.  Many girls today have heard the stories of Rev. King who headed the civil-rights movement fighting for equality for all people, but they don’t know that he too recognized that  ...

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Parents, Volunteers

Girl Scout Cookie Program Resources

The Girl Scout cookie season is here!  As most of you know, the sale started Friday, January 10th.  We have compiled an easy list of resources to help you support girls to gain the 5 skills associated with participating in the Girl Scout Cookie Program. Selling Tools: Share this How To Be a Top Seller list with your girls from our blog a few weeks ago. Check out these selling tools on GSUSA’s website. Activities For Girls: We’ve created Earning and Learning sample meetings to  ...

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News, Volunteers

Summer Camp Is Just Around the Corner

While it’s cold and snowy outside, we are already getting ready for summer camp. Girls should be getting their summer camp mailers in the mail this week! Girl Scout summer camp offers endless leadership opportunities, skill building activities, challenges and adventures.  We know from experience that through camp, girls are able to connect with nature, learn independently, and build their self-esteem.   Here’s what you need to know as you help prepare girls for the summer: Who can attend  ...

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What Can A Cookie Do?

A world of good!  Cookie season is almost here and here’s a little inspiration to get you in the spirit!  The Girl Scout Cookie Program gives girls their first opportunity to become entrepreneurs.  As you prepare for the sale, connect girls with the It’s Your Business-Run it badges found in The Girl’s Guide to Girl Scouting and share this video about an inspiring female entrepreneur!

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