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Announcing the New Outdoor Explorer Badges!

After months of anticipation the new Outdoor Explorer badges have been announced and our outdoor staff and community partners are so excited to start helping girls earn these badges in fall 2015. Here are the new badge for each age level and some of the program events for the 2015-2016 troop year that can help your girls earn these badges: Brownie Outdoor Adventurer: this will be a sampler of outdoor activities that will entice girls to love the outdoors. That’s all we know for now,  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Girls, Volunteers

Outdoor Explorers for 2015!

Do you enjoy activities like outdoor cooking, tent camping, horseback riding, or archery? How about all of the above? You’re not alone and soon you’ll be able to earn a badge for them too! The votes have been tallied and our girls and adults have chosen Outdoor Explorer as the newest selection for outdoor badges. Thank you to those who encouraged girls to vote for making sure their voices were heard and ensuring that Girls Know Best and #girlschoose were more than just excellent  ...

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Got Camp?

It’s cookie sale time and with all of the craziness it’s easy to forget that a box of cookies equals more than headaches and troop proceeds. Every box  has a mission: to help girls grow.  A cookie can become a service project at the local animal shelter,  a trip to Savannah to see the birthplace of our founder, or an awesome experience girls will cherish for a lifetime. What is our alumnae’s favorite Girl Scout experience? CAMP! Current Girl Scouts and alumnae rate camping  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Girls, News

Girls Choose: Outdoor Recreation

The girl’s have spoken and the new outdoor badge set’s theme will be, drum roll please, OUTDOOR RECREATION! Now it’s time for girls to choose which type of badge activities most appeal to them (Not sure how girls chose? See this post). Their options are: Voting ends on December 31st and the new badge sets will be announced on March 12, 2015. Girls will be able to start earning them in Fall 2015. Remember that girls of all ages (Daisy through Ambassador) can vote by  ...

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