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Guest Editorial: Girl Scout Alumna Megan Gardam

Two years ago I was in Savannah, GA, and decided to visit Juliette Gordon Low’s grave site. I mapped out how to get there and set out on my run. The distance wasn’t far for me, but the journey that brought me there was. While there I said to her tombstone “Did you have any idea what it was that you started, and could you have ever imagined how many lives you were going to touch?” My Girl Scout journey started in first grade and proceeded through my senior year of high school. Girl Scouting  ...

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What Girl Scouts Means to Troop 32549

The girls in Troop 32549 understand the value Girl Scouts provides to their lives. Last winter, during the Girl Scout Cookie Program, their troop leader Kelly encouraged all of them to write out what Girl Scouts means to each of them, individually. We love all of their answers (spelling errors and all!), and couldn’t help but share them with you! “What Girl Scouts means to me. Girl Scouts means selling cookies. Girl Scouts means having new friends. Girl Scouts means having  ...

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Guest Editoral: Girl Scout Kelly Tracey

Did you know Girl Scouts can change your life? I started as a Daisy in Kindergarten and now I am a Cadette in eighth grade. That’s almost nine years in Girl Scouts—and I plan to be a Girl Scout for life! I do not regret a single second of my journey so far. Girl Scouts is not only about having fun—I’ve learned how to help others, become a better community volunteer, and gotten to work with other girls my age. I would not be where I am today without Girl Scouts. Girl Scouts is a big part of  ...

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Guest Editorial: Girl Scout Lily Collins

My name is Lily Collins and I have been in Girl Scouts for 10 years this year. I joined as soon as I was old enough. My mom had always wanted to lead her own troop if she ever had a daughter. Being in Girl Scouts has been an AMAZING experience and I wouldn’t trade it for the world. I have been to many different place because of Girl Scouts, one of my most recent expeditions was to London, England! It was SO amazing! Most people think that Girl Scout is just about cookies, crafts, and  ...

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