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Discover Girl Scouts’ Triple Threat!

Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes Chief Executive Officer, Gail McNutt had some powerful things to say in her recent Op-Ed  about the benefits of Girl Scouting and our reliance on volunteers to help deliver our meaningful mission. 

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GSNWGL Co-recipient of $500,000 Imagine the Future Impact Grant

The Women’s Fund of Greater Green Bay, a fund of the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation, is pleased to present the Imagine the Future Impact grant to the collaboration co-led by the Boys & Girls Club of Green Bay and the Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes, melding the proven expertise of both of […]

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2014 Fall Product Program

A new Girl Scout membership year is upon us, and the 2014 Fall Product Program is right on its heels! Girls can begin selling magazines, nuts, chocolates, and candies on September 15. Did you know that girls who participate in the Fall Product Program learn important business skills while also raising troop funds for the new […]

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Fox Cities Leadership Event Opportunity

Women in leadership have unique talents to offer, so why do so many of us hold back from a leadership role in our professional lives? We invite area professionals, Girl Scout volunteers, Girl Scouts and their caregivers in and around the Fox Cities to join us for a special networking event you won’t want to miss. When: Wednesday, […]

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Property Enhancement Updates at Camp

A relatively rain-free summer has meant good progress on our Camp Birch Trails shower house. The floors have been poured and the exterior walls are up. We are still on track for the substantial completion date of September 15 with the final completion date slated for September 24. The Pow Low shower house permit has […]

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Program Registration Now Open!

Science! Critters! Broadway! Zumba! Another year of Girl Scouts is nigh! Registration for fall and winter programs is now open! Check out our online calendar for a full searchable listing of events happening near you, and take a peek at our handy digital program planner for our larger Council-wide events.  

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August Update: Birch Trails and Pow Low Enhancements

As summer winds down and camp season commences, work on improvements at  two of our camp properties continues full steam ahead! Camp Birch Trails: The metal roof and interior walls are in place and it finally looks like a shower house! The substantial completion date for the shower house remains September 15, 2014 the final completion date is set […]

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Gold Award Stories Now Online

This year, 14 girls from our Council earned their Girl Scout Gold Award. The Gold Award is the highest award a Girl Scout can earn and a significant moment in her life as a leader. The Gold Award cannot be won, but rather earned by taking the lead on a major project. Gold Award projects […]

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Race Results & Photos

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Thin Mint Sprint in Eau Claire on Saturday, June 14! We had just over 400 participants in this year’s event. Race results are available on Tortoise and Hare’s website and a full album of photos are now available on our Flickr page. Also on June 14 […]

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Research Affirms Overwhelming Benefits of Outdoor Exposure

According to a new study by the Girl Scout Research Institute, More Than S’mores, girls benefit immensely from time spent outdoors. Girls who regularly spend time outdoors eclipse their peers in seeking challenges, environmental stewardship, and solving problems—all important traits in twenty-first century leadership. Camp season is just beginning, and it’s not too late to […]

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