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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Volunteers

Girl Scout Traditions: Investiture Ceremonies

Why not start your Girl Scout year out with an old Girl Scout tradition, the investiture ceremony? What’s that, you ask? An investiture ceremony is a special ceremony held to officially welcome girls into the Girl Scout and Girl Guide family. For returning Girl Scouts this ceremony is sometimes called a rededication ceremony. Like most Girl Scout ceremonies, there are no formal requirements for investiture, but a typical investiture ceremony has two main parts: the girls make their “Girl  ...

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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, General, Volunteers

Connecting the Present and the Past with Girl Scout Traditions!

The legacy of Girl Scouts is a powerful force. A sisterhood built by millions of courageous women that reaches back a hundred years and spans the globe. How do we connect our current Girl Scouts with this legacy in a meaningful and impactful way? By continuing some of the traditions of Girl Scouts and connecting the past with the present through shared experiences. What are those traditions? And how can you work them into a modern Girl Scout meeting? Here are a few basic Girl Scout  ...

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