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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Girls, Parents, Volunteers

2017 Program Sneak Peak: Outdoor and STEM

Calling all adventurers! The leaves are falling and winter is on its way, but don’t let the colder temperatures send your Girl Scout into hibernation! There’s way too much to do in Western Ohio in 2017! Have you ever wanted to be a mad scientist? See the world from new heights on a rock wall? Bring the family to camp for an overnight? This is your chance! We’ve got a wide array of program events coming for 2017, so check out the options in our Program Event Guide online,  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, General

Putting the “M” in STEM

Problem solving and critical thinking, having the confidence to ask questions and seek out answers, these are all skills we want to help girls build at Girl Scouts. Whether she grows up to become a mechanic, a neurosurgeon, a cosmetologist, or a stay-at-home Mom she’ll need to solve problems and STEM activities (science, technology, engineering, and math) give girls excellent opportunities to practice those important life skills. One of the major building blocks of STEM is math. And  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Volunteers

Inspiring a New Generation of Women In Science

At Girl Scouts we want to inspire girls to ask questions, explore the world around them, and make a difference. And pursuing a career in a science field does just that! As one young girl said “as a kid I asked a lot of why questions, and I found that science and math usually were the answers, the coolest answers, to all of my why questions”. Check out this video from the White House Science Fair to see some amazing girls’ projects that prove you’re never too young to  ...

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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, News

Our Gold Shines Bright: Hadiya’s Story

We’re honored to celebrate the accomplishments of our second National Young Woman of Distinction, Hadiya Harrigan. Hadiya was selected by Girl Scouts of the USA to receive this very special honor in Girl Scouting, for her Gold Award project “Computer Programming Handbook & Modules”. Her project exceeded the Girl Scout Gold Award’s high standards of excellence: addressing a national issue, having measureable and sustainable impact, and showcasing Hadiya’s  ...

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