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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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Portraits in Leadership

In a series of interviews with female members of the United States Congress, Girl Scouts across the country sat down with their Congresswomen to learn about their individual leadership journeys and discover what inspired them to take on leadership roles. Here is Girl Scout Ambassador Hallie Kircher-Henning speaking with Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin; visit the […]

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Introducing Digital Cookie!

Online cookie sales are coming soon! That’s right, beginning January 23—opening day of the 2015 cookie season—girls will be able to invite their customers to order their favorite sweets from home, delivered right to their doors! Digital Cookie is an exciting new addition that brings the Cookie Program fully into the 21st century. The platform […]

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Making Charitable Gifts on #GivingTuesday

Black Friday. Small Business Saturday. Cyber Monday. Around the holidays, many of us are focused on finding the perfect gifts to put under the tree. But on #GivingTuesday, we encourage our friends in the community to focus on charitable gifts of donations or service to organizations they care about. A global network of 3.2 million […]

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NEW Outdoor Badges: Be Part of the Change!

We are so excited about the new outdoors badges GSUSA will be rolling out next year! Better yet, they’re giving YOU a say in what the overall theme of these badges will be. The three options are outdoor recreation, outdoor environment, and outdoor survival. Which badges do you want to earn? The poll is open […]

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