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As the weather gets cooler and the days grow shorter, it is easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the upcoming holiday season – but don’t forget it’s also the season of giving! Below are a few ways for your troop to make the world a …

Category: Girls, Traditions, Volunteer
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For Girl Scouts across the country, today is a special day — Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Low’s 159th birthday, which is also known as Founder’s Day. It is a time of celebration for Girl Scouts, volunteers, and everyone who cares about our movement. In founding the Girl Scouts in 1912, Juliette …

Category: Girls, Traditions, Volunteer

Adult Recognitions are a formal way of saying thank you to volunteers who are committed to Girl Scouting and have made an impact in their troop, service unit, or community. As volunteers can attest, they nominate each other first hand to coordinate park clean-ups, or organize the meeting prep to …

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While many girls and leaders are taking a little break over the summer to relax and recharge (or go to Girl Scout Camp!), Girl Scouts has been busy releasing lots of new resources, so troops have even more ways to explore, innovate, and have fun! You can find all the …

Court of Awards is a long-standing tradition which celebrates the achievements of girls who work hard earning badges, participating in troop events, and earning troop funds through the cookie program. This ceremony can also be a time to recognize co-leaders or troop parents who help enhance the girls’ troop experience. …

This April, also known as Volunteer Appreciation Month, Girl Scouts are celebrating your dedication with a special rate on Lifetime Membership! The promotional rate of $200 is available April 1st through April 30th, 2019 to volunteers with 10 or more years of service. You can register as a Lifetime Member …

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Girl Scout Week is an annual week-long celebration of Girl Scouts. Take time between March 10 and March 17 to share traditions, learn new things, and celebrate with your troop! Girl Scout Sunday, March 10 Some Girl Scouts may choose to attend their place of worship in their Girl Scout …

Category: Traditions, Volunteer

Each year on February 22, Girl Scouts and Girl Guides from over 120 different countries come together for a national day of friendship. The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) invites girls to learn and take action in their communities while sharing the journey with Girl Scouts …

Black History is American History, period. During this Black History Month, let’s explore and reflect on Black women who made great strides in Girl Scouting, including: Josephine Holloway (pictured left): Holloway worked diligently to offer Girl Scout–inspired programming to girls at Nashville’s Bethlehem Center, a shelter for at-risk women and …

Girl Scout Cookie Season is in full swing, which means your troop is learning valuable skills, like money management and goal-setting. As a leader or troop cookie volunteer, this time of year can feel a little overwhelming. Check out these 3 tips for you to keep the cookie season going …

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