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New National Parks Girl Scout Ranger Program

Just in time for Great Outdoors Month (June), Girl Scouts of the USA has announced a Girl Scout Ranger Program in partnership with the National Park Service! “The National Park Service and Girl Scouts of the USA have the same goal in mind: providing meaningful and memorable experiences for girls through unique outdoor experiences,” said Peggy O’Dell, National Park Service deputy director. “Through this partnership, girls will be introduced to the many ways they can play, learn, serve, and  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

Popular Troop Trip Destinations

Girls have been exploring the world around them since 1912 and one important experience is the troop trip. If you’re looking for the next memory maker for your troop we’ve got some exciting destinations for your girls. Here are a few of the more popular trips troops from Western Ohio took in 2013-2014. 1. The Zoo: what a great place for combining badge work and adventure. Many zoos have education programs for youth, some that are Girl Scout badge specific, and overnights with  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, General, Volunteer Experience

Six Steps to Your Next Troop Adventure

It’s that time of year again! The snow is starting to melt, the days are getting longer and the Girl Scout Cookie Program is in full swing! Along with the 5 Skills girls gain from participating, one additional benefit comes from selling cookies: troop proceeds! Many girls and troops choose to use at least a portion of their troop proceeds to plan a troop trip. As with all things in the Girl Scout world, planning and implementing a troop trip is a great learning experience for girls.  ...

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