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Girl Scout Family Events in 2015!

Girl Scouts and families go together like the chicken and the egg. You need both or the future is totally chicken-less.  Families heft cookie cases, help with troop activities, and provide the support that makes our mission of building girls of courage, confidence and character a reality. Girl Scout families, we salute you and invite you to join the fun! Check out these exciting and engaging family activities for 2015. 1. Family Nights at Camp! Bring the entire family to camp at Camp  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Volunteers

The Future’s So STEM, We Gotta Wear Shades!

Has anyone else noticed that more and more of our complex world is becoming automated? Robotics, and its heavy STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) focus, is sweeping the nation. Factories are progressively relying on automation for production, using machines with increasingly complex software, and as we mentioned in our post National Engineers Week, STEM careers are growing five times faster than any other occupation. While recognizing that Girl Scouts is about so much more  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

7 things every Girl Scout Leader should know

There is more than one way to do things. Being an individual is part of what makes you a great leader and an amazing role model for girls. Let’s encourage our girls to be strong, pursue their interests and challenge obstacles that come their way. As leaders, you should be confident enough to do the same! Use resources wisely. C’mon—It’s in the Girl Scout Law! Don’t reinvent the wheel. Connect with other troop leaders, reference Volunteer Essentials, and talk to your council community  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, General, News, Volunteers

2015 Program Events are Opening Soon!

2015 is nearly here and we’re continuing the adventure with more AWESOME program events! Winter and spring program events open on Ebiz to all members registered for the 2014-2015 membership year on November 12th, 2014. While there are too many programs at too many council properties to mention them all, here are some upcoming programs we’re excited to offer:   Teen Mentoring Award Retreats: Do you love teaching younger Girl Scouts? Want to expand your leadership skills and  ...

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