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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, General, Volunteers

Girls Go For the Gold!

Congratulations to our 2014 Girl Scout Gold Award recipients!  What better way to start Girl Scout Week than with the annual Gold Award Ceremony on Girl Scout Sunday!  On Sunday, March 9, 2014, Girl Scouts of Western Ohio hosted our first councilwide Gold Award Ceremony bringing all four regions together to honor the 44 girls who earned the highest award in Girl Scouting.  The University of Dayton, Kennedy Union Ballroom set the scene for the honorees who were able to attend this mementos  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Family Experience, General, Volunteer Experience

National Engineers Week

February 16-22, 2014, is National Engineers Week.  This is a perfect week to begin introducing girls to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) careers and topics. It’s okay if you aren’t an expert in these areas yourself because the girls will love seeing you discover along with them.  You may be wondering why this is so important to girls.  Here are  few facts that you should know: Career Opportunities:  STEM careers are growing five times faster than any other  ...

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

Winter and Spring Program Events

Program events that run January 2014 through July 2014 open on Wednesday, November 13, 2013, in eBiz.  All girls and adults must be current members in order to register.  Girls don’t, however, have to be a part of a troop in order to take advantage of these opportunities. If you are a troop volunteer, start working with your girls to plan which events they would like to attend to support their Girl Scout Journey and badge work.  The Girl Scout cookie season is just around the corner  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

Be a Sister to Every Girl

Share the below video with your Girl Scout Juniors, Cadettes and Seniors to start a meaningful conversation about bullying and what it means to be a good friend.  If you want to help your troop build good social-emotional skills, continue this conversation through these three Girl Scout Journeys: Agent of Change for Girl Scout Juniors aMAZE for Girl Scout Cadettes Mission Sisterhood for Girl Scout Seniors [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BE9TscmSFKk&w=560&h=315]

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