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Taking Action through Art

And yet the dawn is oursbefore we knew it.Somehow we do it.Somehow we’ve weathered and witnesseda nation that isn’t broken,but simply unfinished.Amanda Gorman, “The Hill We Climb,” 2021 Standing up for what you believe in is the Girl Scout way. It’s important to say that first and foremost—since 1912, young women across this country have made their voices heard loud and clear through Girl Scouts. Take Action projects are a great way for girls in Girl Scouts to let  ...

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

Finding Art Anywhere: Experimenting With Art in the Outdoors

Every year on April 22 people all over the world celebrate Earth Day. Earth Day is a day to reflect on how we have treated our planet, and more importantly, how we can treat it better. It is a day to focus on appreciating the beautiful gifts that the Earth gives us, and to think about how we can use those gifts to their fullest potential. While April, often called “Earth Month,” has come to a close, troops can carry the spirit of appreciation for our planet forward by looking around  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Parents, Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

Three Reasons to Get Creative with your Troop

At Girl Scouts, we know that a rising tide lifts all boats. That’s why we’re excited to work with Kelsey Pytlik of Gild Collective in Cincinnati to bring more content to parents and troop leaders on the GSWO Blog! Take it away, Kelsey! At Gild Collective, our mission from day one has been to inspire confidence in women through creativity and community — and the creativity piece is at the core of it all. We have seen the impact that creative projects can have on a room full of  ...

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