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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Cookies & Beyond, News

What Can a Cookie Do? Save Puppies and Change Laws!

Cookie season is just around the corner. Before the cold temperatures, deadlines, and necessary paperwork for the world’s largest girl-led business starts to weigh on our spirits let’s take a moment and remember what cookies, and most importantly the girls who sell them, can do. Watch the video below to see how 3 Girl Scouts in Texas used the 5 Skills and the funds from their cookie sales to advocate for a law change in their state to protect puppies and earn their Silver Award.  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, General, Volunteers

It’s Your Community-Serve It!

Since 1912 the Girl Scout slogan has been “do a good turn daily” and if you totaled up the acts of service inspired by those words we are confident the final count would be in the millions. As Mahatma Gandhi says “the best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others” and to encourage the servant’s heart in every girl we are hosting a council-wide weekend of service. Join us on October 10-12, 2014 for the first The Girl Scout Way: Take  ...

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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, General

Get Inspired!

Are you a Girl Scout Daisy or Brownie volunteer who is hoping that all of your girls return to the troop next year?  Maybe you are a Girl Scout Junior volunteer who is trying to get parent support to help the girls through their Girl Scout Bronze award.  Perhaps you are a Girl Scout Cadette volunteer  who is trying to inspire girls to do their Girl Scout Silver award or get your Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors to commit to earning their Gold Award.  Well, if you are any of these, this  ...

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