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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, News, Volunteer Experience, 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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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Cookies & Beyond, Volunteers

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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Cookies & Beyond, Family Experience, Parents, Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

How To Be A Top Seller

The Girl Scout Cookie Program is a great way for girls to earn their way towards exciting opportunities in Girl Scouting.  This program not only helps girls build 5 key skills but it also helps them earn money as a team to do cool things like trips, attend summer camp, create service projects to change their community and more.  Here are some tips to share with your girls as you support them to prepare for the upcoming sale. Set goals early!  Girls that set goals are proven to sell more  ...

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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

Connecting Girls With Girl Scout Traditions

  When you become a Girl Scout member, you become a part of a lot of rich traditions. To help girls make the connection, do some things to make the traditions meaningful for them.  Here are a few Girl Scout traditions that are just around the corner that you may like to work into your discussion with girls. World Thinking Day, February 22nd, girls participate in activities and  projects with global themes to honor their sister Girl Guides and Girl Scouts in  other countries. World Thinking  ...

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