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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Parents

How to Make Sure Your Girl Scout is Prepared For Camp

Summer camp is an amazing opportunity for young girls to become more independent, build friendships, and boost their self-confidence. Plus it’s super fun! So how do you help prepare your Girl Scout for this amazing opportunity? We’ve got some great tips from our camp staff to help you get your daughter ready for all of the fun that summer camp can offer. Prior sleepover experience is a must! Camp shouldn’t be the first time your girl stays away from home overnight. Help  ...

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Cookies & Beyond, Family Experience, Parents

How to Help Your Girl’s Troop During the Cookie Program

It’s that time of year again! The time of goal-setting, resolution-making, and (most importantly) Girl Scout Cookies! The Girl Scout Cookie Program is an awesome skill-building, money-earning opportunity for Girl Scouts. And the more adults involved in your troop’s sale, the more successful it can be! So, how can you help your girl’s troop during cookie season this year? There are so many opportunities! Register and Get Background Checked The first, and potentially most  ...

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Parents, Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

Who You Gonna Call? Customer Care!

Girl Scouts of Western Ohio Customer Care’s motto is “We’re here for you!” The Customer Care team at GSWO is the front line for all of your general questions, registration support, and reserving council resource materials. They are the friendly voices answering the Customer Care Hotline (888.350.5090), responding to e-mails to customer service, monitoring the Volunteer Support Facebook Group, and are the smiling faces you see at the Customer Service desk in each location. Customer  ...

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Family Experience, Parents, Volunteer Experience

5 Ways to Get Involved in Your Girl’s Troop

Can you believe it?! Another school year is well underway, and families all across the country are preparing for the second half of the busy school year. Have you included Girl Scouts in your school routine? Girl Scouts provides girls with limitless opportunities to be Go-getters, Innovators, Risk-takers, and Leaders. With the support of caring adult role-models, girls gain confidence, courage, and character while making the world a better place! Technically, they’ll need to have 2  ...

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