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Just a friendly reminder that our shops will be closed July 28 and 29 for inventory! See you on Monday!

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Once a Girl Scout, Always a Girl Scout: Ruth Sternfels Gresham

Girl Scouts is celebrating the centennial of its Highest Award this year, and we’re super excited to feature some of its recipients! We sat down with Ruth Sternfels Gresham, a recipient of Girl Scouts Highest Award, who is also celebrating her centennial birthday in July. Here’s what we learned… Ruth became a Girl Scout when […]

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She’s ready for sleepaway (resident) camp!

Is your daughter a pro at slumber parties? Does she love trying new things and having fun? Does she want to spend every summer moment with her friends? Then she’s ready for sleepaway (resident) camp! We know it can be tough for a parent to send their daughter to resident camp. But we know what […]

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Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes will be closed Friday, May 27 and Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day. We will move to summer hours from: May 31 to September 2 Summer hours are: Monday – Thursday 8 a.m to 5 p.m. Friday: 8:30 a.m. to noon

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Five Steps to Earning Your Ranger Patch

Do you have a family or troop trip planned to a National Park? Make sure to earn your Ranger patch while you’re there. This awesome program allows you to both explore the parks and help keep them beautiful! So, how exactly do you earn your Ranger patch? It’s simple! Choose a National Park Service site. Visit http://www.nps.gov/findapark/index.htm. […]

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GSUSA Plans Membership Dues Increase in 2017/2018 Membership Year

As the first and largest girl-led organization in the world, Girl Scouts has spent over a century preparing girls for every day leadership by providing rich experiences for them to explore new interests, face challenges, form new friendships, and make lasting community contributions. As the Girl Scouts continues its mission, it is important that we […]

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Equal Pay Day 2016

April 12 marks Equal Pay Day in the U.S. or how far in the year a woman must work to catch up to the same salary her male counterpart earned in the previous year. Despite the Equal Pay Act of 1963 which was focused on ending wage disparity, women today typically earn 79 cents for […]

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Gold Award Shines on Capitol Hill

March 17 wasn’t just Saint Patrick’s day, it was a big day for Girl Scouts in Washington! Today, Girl Scouts’ bipartisan Troop Capitol Hill, an honorary troop made up of all of the female members of the United States Congress, formally introduced a resolution calling on the House and Senate to join the Girl Scout movement […]

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Parents Need Not Worry About Camp

Experts often talk about ways to combat homesickness in kids when they go off to camp but increasingly, it is today’s parents that struggle with their child spending extended time away from home. Today’s parents are involved in their child’s lives more than ever before so when their child is away and out of touch […]

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3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Luck

Fact: Good things tend to happen to Girl Scouts. They’ve been invited to camp out at the White House with First Lady Michelle Obama and the President. They’re constantly being written up in local papers.  They’ve explored space on historic NASA missions, and lead some of our country’s major companies. Some people might say these […]

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