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Honor Your Leader – April 22

“My purpose…to go on with my heart and soul, devoting all my energies to Girl Scouts, and heart and hand with them, we will make our lives and the lives of the future girls happy, healthy and holy.” –Juliette Gordon Low Dear Leader, if you are reading this, you hold an honored place in history as an inspirer who leads young women onward in the pursuit of this thing we call life. You are creating a return on investment, of which your life will only begin to see the mark of your  ...

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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Volunteers

Five Tips to Make Bridging Memorable

Bridging has long been an important part of Girl Scouts’, as it marks the girls’ transition from one level to the next and celebrates their commitment to the organization. Here are some useful tips to helping your girls make their troop’s bridging a fun and memorable occasion for everyone involved. Use Resources Provided: Each level of Girl Scouting has special bridging awards and activities (outlined in the appropriate age-level The Girl’s Guide to Girl  ...

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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Volunteers

10 Ways to Celebrate Girl Scout Week!

Today marks the start of Girl Scout Week! Girl Scout Week starts with Girl Scout Sunday and always includes March 12th, which is the anniversary of Girl Scouting in the United States, marking the first Girl Scout troop meeting in Savannah, Georgia in 1912.  Here are some ways to get your girls in the Girl Scout spirit this week.  If your troop isn’t meeting, that’s okay. You can always use these ideas at any time. Wear your Girl Scout uniform, or a Girl Scout T-shirt, to school  ...

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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

Connecting Girls With Girl Scout Traditions

  When you become a Girl Scout member, you become a part of a lot of rich traditions. To help girls make the connection, do some things to make the traditions meaningful for them.  Here are a few Girl Scout traditions that are just around the corner that you may like to work into your discussion with girls. World Thinking Day, February 22nd, girls participate in activities and  projects with global themes to honor their sister Girl Guides and Girl Scouts in  other countries. World Thinking  ...

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