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Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place.

Congratulations Volunteers!

The heart of Girl Scouting is our indispensable volunteers who make it all possible! A volunteer serves as a partner and role model for girls. Whether you volunteer at meetings, go on field trips, or become a troop leader, the time you devote will … Continue reading

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Bring Your Best!

Issues of the world, meet your match. Gold Award Girl Scouts are the dreamers and the doers who take “make the world a better place” to the next level. Meet our Girl Scout Gold Awards who “Bring Your Best“. The … Continue reading

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Keep Her Engaged and Challenged!

Let’s get ready for another year of Girl Scouting by renewing your Girl Scout membership early. Early renewal takes place from May 1 – 22, 2020. All re-registering girls will receive a T-shirt and patch. All re-registering adults will receive … Continue reading

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A Parent’s Guide – Basics of Earning a Badge

Whether your troop has shifted to virtual meetings, or everyone’s decided to postpone all activities for the time being, your Girl Scout still has the option to earn badges on her own at home. Parents who’ve relied on their troop … Continue reading

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Girl Scouts Home Edition

Stay connected to Girl Scouts across the nation and around the world. Bring the exploration, fun and learning of Girl Scouts to your family even when circumstances are keeping Girl Scouts from meeting up in person. After all, Girl Scouts … Continue reading

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Celebrate Earth Day – April 22

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated around the world on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, it now includes events coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network in more than 193 countries. 2020 … Continue reading

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Thank You Volunteers!

You bring the power of Girl Scouting to girls—thank you, volunteers! Things may look and feel very different right now, but what hasn’t changed is the out-sized impact you continue to have on girls’ lives. When you take the lead … Continue reading

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Eat. Share. Show Communities We Care.

To protect girls and communities in the wake of COVID-19, Girl Scouts of Central Illinois have suspended door-to-door sales and cookie booths. But you can still support your local Girl Scouts by purchasing your favorite cookies online today and have … Continue reading

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It’s Almost Summer Camp Season!

Did you know that the average American child spends about 44 hours each week in front of electronic media? And with school just about out and long summer days ahead, it’s all too easy to turn to screens for entertainment. … Continue reading

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Get Your Girl Outdoors!

Experience exciting outdoor adventures that will challenge you and your group to a new level. Studies show that girls today are not spending nearly enough time outdoors. Technology and structured activities leave less time for girls to get outside and … Continue reading

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