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Steps For Building Leadership Skills As A Troop

Girl Scouts has been building leadership skills in girls since our beginning. How do we do it? By giving girls opportunities to take the lead as they tackle new adventures, build their skills with our badges and awards, develop strong core values, and learn to work together to solve problems. How do we know it works? Because we’ve tested it! (Seriously, we’ve got the data…check out Girl Scouting Works: The Alumnae Impact Study.) So how can you continue our legacy of  ...

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Girls, Parents

Which camp is right for your girl?

Camping is a great way for girls to explore leadership, build skills, and develop a deep appreciation for nature. With a variety of camps throughout western Ohio, it’s the perfect opportunity for your girl to create her own unique camping experience, make new friends, and have fun! Whether she’s interested in archery, swimming, water crafts, hiking or adventure trips, she is sure to have a great summer at Girl Scout Camp! Not sure which one is the best fit for her? We can help  ...

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Volunteers

Stanford University, Girl Scouts, and GLEE!

What do Girl Scouts, Stanford University, the environment, and energy reduction have in common? Why GLEE of course! What is GLEE? It stands for Girls Learning Environment and Energy and is a free online course for Junior Girl Scout Troop leaders and parent volunteers developed at Stanford University in collaboration with Girl Scouts of Northern California. This awesome new resource features a five-session energy reduction and a five-session food sustainability patch curriculum for Junior  ...

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General

Sneak Peak: Fall 2015 Program Events

Calling all adventurers: the school year may be winding down but it’s never too early to get excited about your NEXT Girl Scout adventure. Have you ever wanted to test your mettle against a friendly foe with a fencing foil? Find your dream job? Learn what to do when you swamp your canoe? This is your chance! We’ve got a wide array of program events ready to kick off another amazing year, Girl Scout style! Right now we’ve got a sneak peak of our fall program events on our  ...

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