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Girl Scout Ranger Program

Girl Scouts is excited to announce a partnership with the National Park Service to launch the “Girl Scout Ranger Program,” a joint venture connecting girls with National Park Service sites throughout the United States, including monuments, seashores, and urban sites. Through the program, girls can participate in a variety of organized educational or outdoor service […]

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Choosing the Right Camp Experience

Summer is almost within our reach and minds have enviably started to wonder to campfires, lightning bugs, and cannonballs off the dock. In our neck of the woods summer is magical. Make the most out of your Girl Scout’s summer with a week at camp. Girl Scout camp is filled with adventure, friendship, confidence building experiences, and, […]

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Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes Elects New Board Members

APPLETON, WI –Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes (GSNWGL) elected several new individuals to their Board of Directors and Board Development Committee at their Annual Meeting held in Green Bay on Saturday, April 14. The members were selected for their commitment to community, record of engagement, and desire to promote the Girl Scout mission. […]

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GSNWGL Welcomes New Chief Financial Officer

Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes (GSNWGL) is pleased to welcome Patti Denton to the role of Chief Financial Officer for the Council. Ms. Denton, CPA, MBA brings extensive financial experience in the non-profit sector. In her role as CFO, Ms. Denton will be instrumental in developing and implementing financial strategies and goals aligned […]

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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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