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G.I.R.L. 2017

Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Volunteers

Guest Editorial: G.I.R.L. 2017 Delegate Shannon Meadows

What’s your G.I.R.L. DNA? Are you a Go-Getter? An Innovator? A Risk Taker? A Leader? If you are a Girl Scout, you are probably a bit of each and on any given day, you are more one than another. The fact is, being a G.I.R.L. is in our DNA. This was never more apparent than at the G.I.R.L. 2017 National Convention. The convention kicked off on Wednesday, October 4 at an amazing Opening Ceremony with flags representing our nation, our movement world-wide, each of our fifty states, our nation’s  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Girls

Guest Editorial: G.I.R.L. 2017 Delegate Victoria Jacobs

Thousands of girls and those who support them from around the globe came together in Columbus, Ohio to attend G.I.R.L. 2017, hosted by Girl Scouts of the USA, in early October. The event included panels and breakout sessions on issues facing girls today, with sessions featuring female leaders from organizations and companies such as Facebook, Instagram, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, NASA, and AT&T. This awesome event also included our 54th national council session, attended  ...

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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Family Experience, Girls, News, Parents, Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

G.I.R.L. 2017 Opportunities for Girls and Adults

In 2017, we’re putting the spotlight squarely on girls for the premier event for every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ who wants to make the world a better place—and we’re calling it G.I.R.L. 2017. And Columbus is the host city! The time is now—time to give girls and young women the tools to empower themselves for a lifetime of leadership, to connect and share ideas with one another in friendship, and to act together in true team spirit to let the world know girls  ...

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Are you ready for G.I.R.L. 2017- Columbus, OH?

Excitement is building for the epic adventure that is G.I.R.L. 2017!  This October, Girl Scout members of all ages, their caregivers, families, and anyone who cares about girls and their awe-inspiring potential are invited to join us in Columbus, Ohio for the experience of a lifetime! What is G.I.R.L. 2017? Our national convention is one of the largest gatherings of girls and women in the world. While you’re there, you’ll discover your inner G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator,  ...

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