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Guest Editorial: The Agents of Change in Troop 11108

I have been involved with Girl Scouts for over 50 years. First as a Girl Scout, then as a co-leader of my daughter’s troop and now as co-leader of my grand daughter’s troop with Leaders Kimberly Vaculik (my daughter) and Jen Mentzer. Troop 11108 is an amazing group of curious, smart, and community caring young ladies. Their first year as Juniors, they knew they wanted to pursue their Bronze Award. To achieve that goal, we spent several months working on their Agent of Change Journey. They  ...

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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards

10 Reasons You Should Attend Bridge to the Future

Bridge to the Future is Girl Scout’s of Western Ohio’s annual signature event in Cincinnati where Girl Scouts come together for a traditional age level advancement ceremony, known as bridging, followed by a community celebration. So what’s the big deal with Bridge to the Future? We’ve got 10 reasons you should attend this year! Make new friends and keep the old! Unite with your Girl Scout sisters from near and far for an annual gathering at the largest Girl Scout event in  ...

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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards

“I Will Do My Best to Be…”

Girl Scouts of all ages–all the way back to the beginning of the movement in 1912–share in reciting the Girl Scout Promise & Law. Although there have been some changes to these words over the decades due to our ever changing world, they remain the core of Girl Scouts, uniting numerous girls globally for over 100 years. Every individual girl is incredibly unique, so connecting to these words on a personal level is key to their power and unification! Girl Scouts is inclusive  ...

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Alumnae, Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Girls, Parents, Volunteers

Celebrate Girl Scout Spirit Week 2018!

There’s so much to be proud of when you’re a Girl Scout member, alum, parent, or volunteer! Girl Scouts is the best leadership development experience for girls in the world. It is based on time-tested methods and research-backed programming that help girls take the lead—in their own lives and in the world. Research shows that girls learn best in an all-girl, girl-led, and girl-friendly environment. Girl Scouts is a place where she’ll practice different skills, explore her  ...

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