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5 Next Level S’mores Recipes for Your Next Campfire

Is a campfire even complete without indulging in a crispy, gooey s’more!? We think not. In fact, did you know that Girl Scouts is credited with the first published s’more recipe? Yep! In 1927, Girl Scouts published, “Tramping and Trailing with Girl Scouts” which featured tips and guidelines for safely leading girls in outdoor experiences, such as campfire cooking. You can find the “Some More” recipe on page 71, where we finally get the answer to the age-old question: one  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond

We Want Your Troop to Help Test the NEW Entrepreneurship Program!

Calling All Troops! Girl Scouts of the USA has teamed up with the Girl Scouts of Western Ohio to test the NEW K-12 Entrepreneurship badges, made possible by Susan Bulkeley Butler. We need troops who will volunteer their time to test the NEW badges.  Troops selected will be assigned to test the new badge content for their assigned grade level. No entrepreneurial program experience necessary – all Girl Scout volunteers can deliver this program! Why participate? Your girls will…    Be the  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond

35 Ways to Use Your Bandana!

With all of the adventures girls go on, it is no wonder that the trusty bandana is a Girl Scout staple. Bandanas can be tracked all the way back to the late 17th century in South Asia and the Middle East. The word itself comes from the Hindi word, bandnu, which means “to tie.” Even the fashion industry utilizes this item throughout various fashion trends for style and to make a statement about important issues. This square piece of fabric is so fashionable and functional that we still use  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Girls

It’s the 2019 Program Event Spotlight!

Calling all Girl Scout adventurers! Are you ready for another awesome year of Girl Scout program events? We are! Have you ever wanted to fend off a cyber attack and save a moon colony? Have a spooky time exploring camp at night? Learn to believe in yourself at a B.I.G Expo? We’ve got those cool events and more coming your way!  Our council has a wide array of program events coming this fall so check out the options on Activities or download our Program Event Guide, pick your favorite  ...

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