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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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Volunteers

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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News

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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