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Girl Scout Traditions: An Overview

In March of 1912, Juliette Gordon Low organized the first Girl Scout troop to prepare girls to meet the world with courage, confidence, and character. With over 100 years of history, Girl Scouts has taken on quite a few traditions. Here are some awesome traditions you can take part in to celebrate Girl Scouts! Slogan & Motto The Girl Scout slogan, used since 1912, is “Do a good turn daily.” The slogan is a reminder of the many ways that girls can contribute positively to  ...

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Alumnae, Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Girls, Parents, Volunteers

Celebrate Girl Scout Spirit Week 2018!

There’s so much to be proud of when you’re a Girl Scout member, alum, parent, or volunteer! Girl Scouts is the best leadership development experience for girls in the world. It is based on time-tested methods and research-backed programming that help girls take the lead—in their own lives and in the world. Research shows that girls learn best in an all-girl, girl-led, and girl-friendly environment. Girl Scouts is a place where she’ll practice different skills, explore her  ...

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Alumnae, Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Family Experience, Parents, Volunteers

How to Celebrate Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month! What started as a small-town school affair in California has grown into a month-long celebration of women’s influences on history, culture, and society. Since 1987, Congress has recognized March as National Women’s History Month and according to the National Women’s History Project, the theme for 2018 is “Nevertheless She Persisted: Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.” Here are some ways to celebrate and honor the women in your  ...

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Alumnae, Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards

Famous Girl Scout G.I.R.L.s (Go-getters, Innovators, Risk-takers, and Leaders)™

Have you heard about about the new G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ Agenda released by Girl Scouts of the USA? It’s a nonpartisan initiative that aims to inspire, prepare, and mobilize girls and those who care about them to lead positive change through civic action! Sounds pretty awesome, right? And for all of our alumnae out there, it may sound pretty familiar. Why? Because Girl Scouts have been Go-getters, Innovators, Risk-takers, and Leaders from the very  ...

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