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We Want YOU to Test the New Computer Science Journey for CSA Troops!

We’ve teamed up with Girl Scouts of the USA and Raytheon to test the NEW Computer Science Journey for Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors, and Multi-Level (6th -12th grade) troops! We are looking for troops to volunteer their time to test the NEW Computer Science Journey for Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors, and Multi-Level (6th -12th grade) troops. Your troop has the opportunity to impact program materials that are going to be used across the country at the end of this year! We aim to  ...

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News, Parents, Volunteers

Update on GoldieBlox Kits and Mechanical Engineering Badges

  UPDATE ON GOLDIEBLOX KITS AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING BADGES November 2017 What is the availability of GoldieBlox kits? Last year, GSUSA partnered with GoldieBlox to offer specially priced kits that troops could use to earn their Mechanical Engineering badges. Due to supply chain limitations, GSM can no longer order the kits at the special $99 Girl Scout price. Here is the current inventory status: Daisy kits – Out of stock. No more kits can be ordered. There are 137 backorders on  ...

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Parents

Reasons to Build STEM Skills (Even When She’s Not Going into a STEM Career)

Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) has been getting a lot of attention and a lot of press lately. And while STEM has always been a part of the Girl Scout movement, Girl Scouts of the USA recently released new STEM badges and unveiled STEM as one of the four pillars of Girl Scouts! Why? Because we want girls to be the innovators, creators, and change makers of our future and that includes STEM fields where women are traditionally under-represented. But what if your girl  ...

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Featured, Girls, News, Parents, Volunteers

New STEM and Outdoor Journeys and Badges

Extra, extra, read all about the new Journeys and badges for Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors rolling out across our nation this fall. And your troop can join in the fun! What are they? Outdoor Journey Anchored by the Troop Camping badge, our new Outdoor Journey will strengthen girls’ outdoor skills and ignite their interest in environmental stewardship. Girls will also complete a Take Action project. STEM Journeys Engineering: Think Like an Engineer. Girls discover how to think like an  ...

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