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We Want YOU to Test the New Cybersecurity Badges for Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors!

We’ve teamed up with Girl Scouts of the USA and Palo Alto Networks to test the upcoming Cybersecurity badges for Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors! We are looking for troops to volunteer their time to try out the Cybersecurity badges for Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors. Multi-level troops are welcome to apply if they are able to break into the specified Girl Scout levels, but there is not a specific multi-level option for this pilot opportunity. Your troop has the opportunity to impact  ...

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3 Troops Exploring STEM and Making A Difference #LikeAGirl!

What do Always #LikeAGirl, P&G, Jet.com, Walmart, and Girl Scouts of the USA have in common? They teamed up to help girls unleash the confidence to keep going #LikeAGirl and stick with STEM! Many girls report a fear of failure as it relates to STEM and this negatively impacts their participation in STEM fields and projects. To help inspire more girls to grow into confident STEM pioneers, these organizations hosted the #LikeAGirl STEM academy for Girl Scouts in Hoboken, NJ in April 2018.  ...

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The Pillars of Girl Scouting: Beyond Cookies, Camp, and Crafts

Do you know the four pillars of Girl Scouting? Lots of people would answer that question with “I thought there were 3: cookies, camp, and crafts,” but Girl Scouts is so much more than that! Girl Scouts of the USA explains that the Girl Scout Leadership Experience has four key areas that form the foundation of our program and our organization. And don’t worry, alums, they’ve been a part of Girl Scouts since the beginning! Ready to see what they are? Let’s go!  ...

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Girl Scouts Builds STEAM! (& We’re Not Talking about Water Vapor!)

Girl Scouts has always encouraged girls’ creative sides. For decades our girls have honed their creativity as they design masterpieces, explore the arts, and build life skills as they earn badges in categories like Artist, Performance, and Craft. The arts are an integral part of our legacy (and our skill-building badges)! So what does that legacy have to with STEAM? We’re so glad you asked! What is STEAM? STEAM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and  ...

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