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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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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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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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Happy Birthday Juliette!

Happy Birthday Juliette! Founder of Girl Scouts, born October 31, 1860 In 1912, Juliette Gordon Low (1860–1927) founded Girl Scouts of the USA, an organization that today serves millions of girl members and alumnae, and reflects the arc of her … Continue reading

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Girl Scouts Highest Awards: Gold, Silver, and Bronze Awards

Every Girl Scout goes above and beyond to make a difference in her community and the greater world. And the skills and experiences she gains along the way set her up for special recognition through the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Awards. The Girl … Continue reading

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Step Back and Let Your Girls Take the Lead

One helpful Daisy spills handfuls of popcorn while passing a large snack bowl around the room; another excitedly squeals when she hears you might move the meeting outside and sprints toward the door with four other enthusiastic Daisies. At this … Continue reading

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Kick Start Your Troop Year

Whether you’re greeting a group of old friends or friendly new faces, your first parent/caregiver meeting is your opportunity to deepen the bonds among all members of your troop. It takes a village to lift up the next generation of … Continue reading

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How to Grow Your Girl Scout Troop

Do you want to expand your girls’ network and bring new voices and perspectives into their world? Consider welcoming more girls into your troop! Growing your troop is a great way to share the power of the Girl Scout experience. … Continue reading

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