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5 Reasons Not to Attend a CSA Leadership Conference

Every year hundreds of middle and high school Girl Scouts from across western Ohio gather together for 2 amazing weekends of inspiration, innovation, and just plain fun. What are those weekends? They’re the CSA Leadership Conferences, of course! Why do girls keep coming back year after year? They love it! Like a lot! But will you love it? Maybe. Before you decide, consider this. We’ve got 5 reasons NOT TO ATTEND the CSA Leadership Conference! You hate any activity that requires  ...

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Volunteers

Campers, the Great Outdoors is Calling! Troop Camping Badge Opportunities With GSWO

We know girls love the outdoors!  They’ve proven it time and time again when girls choose outdoor-themed badges when Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) has invited girls to vote on new badge topics.  Thanks to their efforts, we have Outdoor Explorer (2015), Art in the Outdoors (2016) and Troop Camping (2017) badges.  So now that the girls’ choice is clear, are you ready to head outside and build your troop’s camping skills? Here’s some information to help you get  ...

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Parents

It’s the Fall 2018 Program Sneak Preview!

Calling all adventurers! The wildflowers are blooming and summer, with its sunshine and warmer temperatures, is finally on its way. And while we love summer and its myriad opportunities for outdoor fun (like camp!) we’re also looking ahead to fall as we gear up for the next troop year. And we’re excited to share that there’s so much to do in western Ohio in 2018-2019! Here’s a sneak peak of just a few of our fall 2018 events to whet her appetite for adventure. Check out the full  ...

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Parents, Volunteers

Awesome State Fair Opportunities for Girl Scouts

Join the Girl Scout fun at the Ohio State Fair July 25-August 5, 2018! You can enter a project, march in a parade, and take part in fun challenges like Duct Tape Creations and Minute to Win It! Plus, you can compete in flag ceremony and talent competitions and enter fun contests like the Cookie Culinary and Ugly Cake. Girls who enter a project in the fair and march in one of the parades satisfy the key requirements to earn a special patch available only at the fair. The remaining earned  ...

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