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The Pillars of Girl Scouting: Beyond Cookies, Camp, and Crafts

Do you know the four pillars of Girl Scouting? Lots of people would answer that question with “I thought there were 3: cookies, camp, and crafts,” but Girl Scouts is so much more than that! Girl Scouts of the USA explains that the Girl Scout Leadership Experience has four key areas that form the foundation of our program and our organization. And don’t worry, alums, they’ve been a part of Girl Scouts since the beginning! Ready to see what they are? Let’s go!  ...

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Girls

Are you a Girl Scout Ranger with the National Park Service?

Do you love the outdoors? Do you want to explore them as a Girl Scout Ranger? Then it’s time you checked out the Girl Scout Ranger program from the National Park Service! What’s the Girl Scout Ranger Program? The Girl Scout Ranger Program gives girls like you the opportunity to participate in fun and educational projects at  at national park sites. You could go on a guided hike, help build a bridge, participate in wildlife restoration, and many more awesome outdoor activities  ...

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Volunteers

Let’s Get Outside in 2018!

Girl Scouts and the outdoors go together like marshmallows and camp fires. But there’s a huge difference between taking your troop on a ramble around the neighborhood and going on a weekend camping trip in the back country. So how do you know what level of outdoor activity your girls (and you) are ready for? And what’s the best way to help your troop go from outdoor newbies to experienced outdoor women? GSUSA has a handy step by step chart that will help you and your girls  ...

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Parents

Adventure Out This Summer at Girl Scout Camp!

Looking for adventure? There’s a camp for that! Whether you’re interested in hiking, rock climbing, canoeing or piloting an aircraft (wait, what?!) we have a camp for you. Join us this summer as we take on the outdoors. There are so many opportunities to adventure out with Girl Scouts! Here are a few of the various camp experiences offered this summer. Cliff Hangers  Ready to rock this summer? You conquered the high ropes course and owned that rock wall. Now it’s time to  ...

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