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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, Volunteer Experience

Wrap Up and Restart Your Girl Scout Year!

Springtime means it’s time we start wrapping up our Girl Scout year and looking ahead to the next! Finish Up with a Celebration! For starters, it’s time to celebrate! Bring families together to share what the girls have learned and accomplished. It’s a time to celebrate new experiences like going to camp and to celebrate the friendships that have developed through the year. You can make it a formal affair or keep it simple. You might keep it small or team up with other troops or a service  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Featured, Girls, Volunteers

Are You Ready to Celebrate the Women’s Suffrage Centennial?

Did you know that 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment? Why is this an important milestone for Girl Scouts (and American women in general)? The 19th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States provides men and women with equal voting rights. The ratification of this amendment was the culmination of decades of determined campaigning by countless women (and some men too!) for equal voting rights under the law. The legacy of this group of determined  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, General

10 Outdoor Activities to Beat the Winter Blues

Whether you are an outdoor adventurer or more of an indoor enthusiast, there are lots of fun, interesting ideas to push away the pesky winter blues. We went to the experts, our Outdoor Trainers and Outdoor Program staff, to ask them about their favorite winter activities. Hike through a winter wonderland Okay, so we live in Ohio and the whole “winter wonderland” thing can be more of a gray soggy mess, but our Outdoor Program Manager, Tori Houck, promises that snow or not, it  ...

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