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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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Property Improvements at Birch Trails & Pow-Low

Summer means construction and building in the Midwest, and several of our camp properties are no exception. Both Camp Birch Trails and Camp Pow-Low will get new shower houses, and the Pow-Low troop house will also be remodeled. Construction will begin this summer as weather permits. The troop house at Pow-Low will be unavailable until […]

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Steps to a Healthy Summer

This summer’s health and wellness initiatives are making it easy for our girls to get in shape and make healthy choices! Our new Healthy Hikers camp program will encourage all campers to get up and move, to walk more, and to make healthy food choices while at camp, then bring these new habits home with […]

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Visit Our New Green Bay Location!

On April 28, the Green Bay service center and shop re-opened at our new location at 112 N. Adams St. an ideally-situated building in the center of Green Bay’s growing downtown! The building was a gift from Associated Bank to NeighborWorks, and will be managed as a community nonprofit center; United Way is already located on the second floor. Mosaic Arts […]

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