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10 Outdoor Activities to Beat the Winter Blues

Whether you are an outdoor adventurer or more of an indoor enthusiast, there are lots of fun, interesting ideas to push away the pesky winter blues. We went to the experts, our Outdoor Trainers and Outdoor Program staff, to ask them about their favorite winter activities. Hike through a winter wonderland Okay, so we live in Ohio and the whole “winter wonderland” thing can be more of a gray soggy mess, but our Outdoor Program Manager, Tori Houck, promises that snow or not, it  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Family Experience, Girls, Parents, Volunteers

Girl Scout Discount Days 2019

Girl Scouts of Western Ohio has some awesome deals for our members from community organizations across our council who want you to attend their events. Check out our list of special ticket prices, Girl Scout days, and more and get ready to spend less on your next adventure. Last Updated: August 16, 2019 Sporting Events Cincinnati Bengals Girl Scout Dey Come join the Bengals for Girl Scouts Dey as they face the Ravens on Sunday, November 10th! As a thank you for participating in  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Girls

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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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, 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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