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3 Awesome Troop Trip Destinations in Ohio

Is your troop ready to try new things? To stretch their boundaries and explore the world beyond their hometown? Then it’s time to venture out by planning a troop trip. Where should you go? What about starting in the buckeye state? Ohio has some awesome destinations that your troop should consider for their next adventure. Check out some of our favorites below and start planning your next fun trip, Ohio style! Our State Parks If there’s something Ohioans love, it’s our  ...

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35 Ways to Use Your Bandana!

With all of the adventures girls go on, it is no wonder that the trusty bandana is a Girl Scout staple. Bandanas can be tracked all the way back to the late 17th century in South Asia and the Middle East. The word itself comes from the Hindi word, bandnu, which means “to tie.” Even the fashion industry utilizes this item throughout various fashion trends for style and to make a statement about important issues. This square piece of fabric is so fashionable and functional that we still use  ...

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Your Guide to a Year of Adventure!

The Program Events Guide is available now! It’s Girl Scouts of Western Ohio’s annual book of program events for girls and adults, but there’s so much more! Keep reading to find out how you can use this fantastic resource to plan your year full of exploration, discovery and fun adventures! Program Events We offer a wide variety of programming for girls of all levels! Some of our events are council sponsored and some are hosted by program partners, our experts in our communities. We  ...

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The New Badges, Journeys & Awards and Where to Find Them

It’s summertime, which means we are gearing up for another year of exploration, adventure, leadership and fun! And great news–Girl Scouts of the USA has just released the newest badges and journeys to help girls do just that. Last year we were excited to introduce a number of badges for Daisy, Brownie, and Junior Girl Scouts, and this year we are thrilled to see the progression for Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador Girl Scouts along with some new outdoor adventure badges for girls of  ...

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