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Cookies, campfires, and bracelets are all part of the journey, but changing the world? That’s the real destination! One adventure at a time, Girl Scouts learn, grow, and do amazing things. Unleash your inner leader.

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Introduce girls to awesome new experiences that change their perspectives and broaden their worlds. Be a mentor, a guiding star, a friend. Show them all that they’re capable of, and unleash your inner leader in the process.

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Girl Scouts: Where Girls are the Central Character

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All of the media surrounding Girl Scouts in the wake of the recent Boy Scout decision has me realizing one major thing – there are a lot of misconceptions around Girl Scouts! So, let’s clear up some of those misconceptions!

Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes CEO, Gail McNutt, discusses what Girl Scouts really is.

Join us this October in Columbus, Ohio for G.I.R.L. 2017—the event of the year for every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ who wants to stand up, take charge, and change the world! With educational sessions, inspiring speakers, and tons of memorable experiences, it's a once-in-a-lifetime event for girls and women from around the world. And you don’t have to be a Girl Scout to participate. Everyone’s welcome! 
Join us this October in Columbus, Ohio for G.I.R.L. 2017—the event of the year for every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ who wants to stand up, take charge, and change the world! With educational sessions, inspiring speakers, and tons of memorable experiences, it's a once-in-a-lifetime event for girls and women from around the world. And you don’t have to be a Girl Scout to participate. Everyone’s welcome! 
Join us this October in Columbus, Ohio for G.I.R.L. 2017—the event of the year for every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ who wants to stand up, take charge, and change the world! With educational sessions, inspiring speakers, and tons of memorable experiences, it's a once-in-a-lifetime event for girls and women from around the world. And you don’t have to be a Girl Scout to participate. Everyone’s welcome! 
Join us this October in Columbus, Ohio for G.I.R.L. 2017—the event of the year for every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ who wants to stand up, take charge, and change the world! With educational sessions, inspiring speakers, and tons of memorable experiences, it's a once-in-a-lifetime event for girls and women from around the world. And you don’t have to be a Girl Scout to participate. Everyone’s welcome!
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The Activity Guides are Here!

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Ready for an adventure? Or maybe you want to do some science experiences? Or how about seeing a live show? Or how about getting outside and learning to camp? Don't worry, you can do them all! GSNWGL offers amazing activities that will get you out and about experiencing the world!

We've got so many amazing activities coming your way. Check them out!

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More STEM and Outdoor Journeys and badges are here!

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We’re always evaluating—and enhancing—what girls do, how girls connect, and how girls grow as Girl Scouts. We listen to what girls, parents, and volunteers tell us about what they like most, and we take action to keep our program relevant and engaging. This year, we added new Journeys and badges in STEM and the outdoors!

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The Volunteer Toolkit is here!

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What if there was a way to run your troop or group that saves you time and helps you plan so that you can spend more time with the girls? Meet the Volunteer Toolkit, the web app that makes it easy for you to get the most out of every troop or group meeting.

Volunteer Toolkit - Your Girl Scout year just got easier. 

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UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

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    Scrooge!

    Start: Sat Dec 16 2017, 12:30 PM

    End: Sat Dec 16 2017, 3:00 PM

    Location: Forest Roberts Theater

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    Hiker Badge Clinic

    Start: Sat Jan 06 2018, 1:21 PM

    End: Sat Jan 06 2018, 1:21 PM

    Location: The Heckrodt Wetland Reserve

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    U.P. Campout Gala

    Start: Sat Jan 13 2018, 5:00 PM

    End: Sat Jan 13 2018, 8:30 PM

    Location: UP Masonic Center

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    Thin Mint Snowshoe Shuffle - Houghton

    Start: Sun Jan 28 2018, 1:00 PM

    End: Sun Jan 28 2018, 3:00 PM

    Location: Nara Nature Center