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Girl Scouts Take Action in the Time of Disaster

In the wake of the nearly 20 tornadoes to recently hit Mercer, Montgomery, Greene, and Miami counties, Girl Scouts from all over western Ohio came together to support their friends, neighbors, Girl Scout sisters, and members of the community in need.  We heard stories from all over the council of girls pitching in to help, here following are just a few of the stories reminding us of the courage, confidence, and character that Girl Scouts of all ages embody. Organizing a supply or food  ...

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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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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Featured, News, Volunteers

What Are the New Girl Scout Badges & Where Do I Find Them?

Have you heard about our new badges? In July of 2018 Girl Scouts of the USA introduced new badges and new Journeys to help our girls build new skills, expand their horizons, and grow into confident leaders. Pretty nifty, right? With topics like cybersecurity, environmental advocacy, mechanical engineering, robotics, computer science, space exploration, and college prep there’s sure to be something (or several somethings!) to pique your Girl Scout’s interest. So what are the the  ...

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