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

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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Service Ideas for Your Troop/Group

Time: there never seems to be enough of it to do all the things we want to do—to reach for every dream, help every person in need, or even get all the Zs we need each night. Girl Scouts means … Continue reading

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Celebrate Girl Scout Week!

Whether you’re a Girl Scout alum, a current member, a dedicated volunteer, or you simply have an extraordinary Girl Scout in your life, you’re an important part of the Girl Scout family. And you know what families do together? Celebrate! … Continue reading

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Finding Local Experts for Girl Scout Activities

Community partners and local experts can inspire your Girl Scout troop to try new things—but that’s not the only reason you’ll want to team up with them! If you’ve got more questions than answers about a Cybersecurity badge or if … Continue reading

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Ways to Raise a Strong Girl in Today’s World

Strong girls are truly having a moment right now. Whether it’s physically strong teens, like Lindsey Vonn, championship skier, or emotionally strong female survivors calling for justice, today’s girls are showing us all just how many varieties of strength exist … Continue reading

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What Girls Learn From Cookies!

Teaching Essential Skills for a Lifetime A well known component of Girl Scouting is the Cookie Program, the largest girl-run business in the world. Once a year, Girl Scouts around the country venture into the entrepreneurial world to learn business … Continue reading

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How the Cookie Crumbles

Girl Scout Cookies are about so much more than the sweet treats we anticipate each season; your purchase powers life-changing adventures for girls while helping them build real-life skills. Here’s how it’s done. As the biggest annual financial investment in girls … Continue reading

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Cookies Are Here! Where to Find Your Favorites!

The countdown to Girl Scout Cookies begins! The Girl Scout Cookie Program is such an important (and fun!) part of the overall Girl Scout experience—tons of learning for every Girl Scout and beyond-delicious cookies for our awesome cookie customers! It’s … Continue reading

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Summer Camp . . . It’s in Our Nature

From the backyard to the backcountry, Girl Scouts has a long and storied history of getting every girl outdoors. In fact, many Girl Scouts tell us “camping trips” are one of the best things about their Girl Scout experience. It’s true: connecting … Continue reading

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