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Family Experience, Parents, Volunteers

Three ways to help girls unlock their full potential

When Girls take the lead, work cooperatively, and learn by doing, the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE) comes to life. When troop leaders incorporate these three program processes of Girl Scouts into activities, girls remain at the center of their adventures while unlocking their most capable selves. Seeing these processes in action shows us that girls can ask questions, offer ideas, use their imaginations, learn to work together, problem solve, and reflect on their own experiences.  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Girls

Seven Ways to Celebrate Girl Scout Week

It’s almost Girl Scout Week, and we’re celebrating Girl Scout’s 111th birthday this year! Each March, girls, alums, and volunteers nationwide participate in Girl Scout Week—a special spirit week during which all Girl Scouts, past and present, are invited to show their Girl Scout pride. Beginning with Girl Scout Sunday and ending with Girl Scout Sabbath, Girl Scout Week always includes March 12—the day that marks the founding of our movement when Juliette Gordon Low officially  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond

Celebrate Black History Month with Girl Scouts!

Black History Month is the perfect time to reflect on the importance of Black voices in our community! The origins of Black History Month date back to 1926 when Harvard-trained historian Carter G. Woodson founded “National Negro History Week.” In 1928, the Association for the Study of African American Life and History began assigning a Black History Month theme to highlight the different aspects of the Black experience every year. With this in mind, 2023’s theme of Black Resistance focuses  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond

Celebrate Women’s Entrepreneurship

November 19 marks annual Women’s Entrepreneurship Day! On this national holiday, we shout out the amazing opportunities Girl Scouts provides for building entrepreneurial skills at every age—whether you’re getting ready to run your first-ever cookie business, or you’re on track to hone your leadership skills and pursue your Gold Award.  Girl Scouts of the USA has introduced new Entrepreneurship and Financial Literacy activities for girls to continue practicing their skills and working  ...

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