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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Volunteers

Girl Scout Traditions: World Thinking Day

Girl Scouts are part of a global sisterhood stretching around our planet like a giant sparkling friendship bracelet. And we celebrate that sisterhood with Girl Scouts and Girl Guides from 146 different countries every year on February 22 during World Thinking Day (WTD)! Thinking Day is a day of international friendship for 10 million Girl Guides and Girl Scouts around the world. Each year the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) chooses a theme, and in 2019 that theme  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Girls, News, Volunteers

We Want YOU to Test the New Cybersecurity Badges for Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors!

We’ve teamed up with Girl Scouts of the USA and Palo Alto Networks to test the upcoming Cybersecurity badges for Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors! We are looking for troops to volunteer their time to try out the Cybersecurity badges for Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors. Multi-level troops are welcome to apply if they are able to break into the specified Girl Scout levels, but there is not a specific multi-level option for this pilot opportunity. Your troop has the opportunity to impact  ...

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Cookies & Beyond, News

Are You Ready for the Operation Cookie Challenge?

Hey western Ohio, we need your help! This weekend, March 16-18, we’re pulling out all the stops to collect 1,000 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies to donate to Operation Cookie! What is Operation Cookie? Operation Cookie is a council-wide community service project that provides boxes of Girl Scout Cookies to deployed military men and women around the globe! Now in its 13th year, Girl Scouts of Western Ohio’s Operation Cookie Program has donated over $1 million worth of Girl Scout cookies to  ...

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Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

This is Why YOU Should Check Out Our Updated Resource Centers!

Ever needed a set of Girl Scout and WAGGGS flags for a special ceremony but not sure where to borrow them? Or wanted to try some campfire cooking in a dutch oven but not sure about spending troop funds (or your own) on cast iron cookware? While your own set of flags or campfire cooking gear can be quite useful if you will use them frequently, there are some items that to truly use your resources wisely it’s better to borrow than to purchase with troop funds. That’s why we  ...

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