News Archive

The 2015 Leadership Conference and Annual Meeting

The annual GSNWGL Leadership Conference at the Tundra Lodge in Green Bay, Wisconsin was a huge success. Last weekend over 200 Girl Scout volunteers and older girls attended sessions on everything from troop management and Silver and Gold Awards to African dance and computer programming. The conference’s keynote speaker Alison Gates, an art professor at UW […]

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Letter from the CEO: Happy Volunteer Week

When I first joined Girl Scouts as a staff member and heard we were girl led and volunteer driven, I probably did not give that a whole lot of thought. Then I realized what “volunteer driven” really means! It means 4,000 committed and caring adults who give their time, talent, and treasures to help build girls […]

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Time to Start Planning Your Best. Summer. Ever.

Camp season is almost here. Temperatures will warm, school will let out and girls will be wondering what kind of adventure lies ahead. Time to start perusing the camp book and making plans for fantastic adventures that build a lifetime of memories. Girl Scout camp is open to all girls–even non-Girl Scouts! Money kind of tight? […]

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Wisconsin’s 2015 Girl Scout Advocacy Day

In true Girl Scout spirit, Chief Executive Officers and staff from the four Wisconsin Girl Scout Councils visited the capital in Madison on March 19, 2015. The group, known as the Wisconsin Girl Scout Alliance presented a briefing of the 2015 Girl Scout legislative agenda and invited newly elected female members of the Senate and […]

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Bling Your Booth!

Why be plain when you could be fabulous? “Bling Your Booth” for a chance to win $500! It’s easy to participate. Just create an awesome, out of this world cookie booth, take a picture of you and your Girl Scout friends at the blinged booth, and submit your entry! In addition to the $500 prize, our […]

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No Shortage of Girl Scout Cookies!

Several national news outlets reported that there is a shortage of the popular Thin Mint cookies. ABC Bakers are  the Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes cookie supplier. They have no inventory supply issues and will easily fulfill all cookie orders.

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A Great First Week for the Girl Scout Cookie Program

Hooray! The first week of the Girl Scout Cookie Program is in the books and everyone is excited. We’ve had great media coverage throughout the Council and considering that our Girl Scouts live in Northern Wisconsin and Michigan the winter weather could be worse! Girls throughout our Council have been hard at work practicing their […]

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

In 1956, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. described Girl Scouts as “a force for desegregation.” In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day all GSWNGL offices and shops will be closed. This day has traditionally been a day of community service for individuals, businesses, and Girl Scouts. There are many community events Girl Scouts can […]

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Think Summer, Think Camp!

The 2015 camp booklets have been mailed to every Girl Scout household. Inside you’ll discover all the exciting adventures we have planned for you! Camp registration is open now! New this year at  Camp Winnecomac Day Camp, choose from 1, 2, 3 or 5-day programs–whatever fits your schedule. Our new Summer School Combo offers half-day camp samplers after morning […]

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