News Archive

Update on Birch Trails and Pow Low Property Enhancements

The challenges of a late winter and wet spring have meant some adjustments to the scheduled camp property enhancements but progress is being made. Shower house footings at Camp Birch Trails have been poured, work on underground plumbing has begun, and the floor is scheduled to be poured next week.  The scheduled date of substantial completion is September […]

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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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Early Registration Now Open

Early registration is open through June 30! Each girl who registers online for next year by June 30 (either by the leader registering the whole troop, or by a parent registering her individually) will receive a free early registration patch. If girls can’t be registered online because they receive financial aid, they will still receive the […]

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Thin Mint Sprint & Bellin Run Approaching

Finally taking to the sidewalks after a long winter, runners and walkers are looking for races to get them motivated while enjoying the fresh air and mild temperatures. This summer, we are pleased to be partnering with the Bellin Run for the June 14 race at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay.  By registering  for the race through […]

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Green Bay Service Center Move Scheduled April 21–25

Our Green Bay Service Center is moving! The service center and shop will be closed April 21–25 as we move into our new location, and will reopen on Monday, April 28. Our new location will be 112 N. Adams St, an ideally-situated building in the center of Green Bay’s growing downtown that was a gift from Associated […]

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