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Gold Award Shines on Capitol Hill

March 17 wasn’t just Saint Patrick’s day, it was a big day for Girl Scouts in Washington! Today, Girl Scouts’ bipartisan Troop Capitol Hill, an honorary troop made up of all of the female members of the United States Congress, formally introduced a resolution calling on the House and Senate to join the Girl Scout movement […]

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Parents Need Not Worry About Camp

Experts often talk about ways to combat homesickness in kids when they go off to camp but increasingly, it is today’s parents that struggle with their child spending extended time away from home. Today’s parents are involved in their child’s lives more than ever before so when their child is away and out of touch […]

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3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Luck

Fact: Good things tend to happen to Girl Scouts. They’ve been invited to camp out at the White House with First Lady Michelle Obama and the President. They’re constantly being written up in local papers.  They’ve explored space on historic NASA missions, and lead some of our country’s major companies. Some people might say these […]

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Weather Alert

Due to inclement weather the Schofield Service Center will be opening at 10:00 a.m. this morning. All other service centers and shops will observe regular business hours.

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Celebrate Your Faith with Girl Scouts

Everything in Girl Scouting is based on the Girl Scout Promise and Law, which includes many principles and values common across the world’s religions. So while we are a secular organization, we encourage girls of any faith to explore their spirituality through earning the My Promise, My Faith pin. My Promise, My Faith is compatible […]

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Girl Scout Week – Girl Scout Stories

Happy Girl Scout Week! In celebration we will be sharing a new story on our websites daily showcasing the Girl Scout mission in action! Here’s today’s story: Our Council offers programs at schools and community centers for girls who want to be a part of Girl Scouting but aren’t able to join a traditional troop. […]

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Girl Scout Week – Girl Scout Stories

Happy Girl Scout Week! In celebration we will be sharing a new story on our websites daily showcasing the Girl Scout mission in action! Here’s today’s story: Beverly Spinti of Menomonie, Wisconsin shared with us this great photo of her and her daughter in 1977  visiting the white house alongside their senator. At the time […]

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Girl Scout Week – Girl Scout Stories

Happy Girl Scout Week! In celebration we will be sharing a new story on our websites daily showcasing the Girl Scout mission in action! Here’s today’s story: On Saturday, February 22, Cadettes met in Eau Claire to complete their Program Aide Training. They had a great time learning about age level characteristics, teaching games and […]

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Girl Scout Week – Girl Scout Stories

Happy Girl Scout Week! In celebration we will be sharing a new story on our websites daily showcasing the Girl Scout mission in action! Here’s today’s story: Cookie booths started last weekend. Check out Daisy Troop 2510 from Appleton, Wisconsin using those math skills! The Girl Scout Cookie Program is more than just a sale, […]

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The Girl Scout Gold Award Turns 100!

When most people think of Girl Scouts, they likely think of “cookies and camping”—all important components of the Girl Scout experience, of course! But arguably the most impactful part of Girl Scouting is the earning of the Girl Scout Gold Award. Comparable to the Boy Scouts of America’s Eagle Scout, this prestigious award represents the […]

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