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  • The 2014 National Council Session/53rd Convention

    This fall, Girl Scouts will host its 53rd national convention in beautiful Salt Lake City, Utah! This exciting event will reunite alumnae and invigorate a global movement of girls, women, and men around the theme, “Discover, Connect, Take Action: Girls Change the World.” A cadre of speakers and entertainers—news makers, leaders, policy makers, and celebrities from across the… read more

  • June 14 is National Get Outdoors Day!

      Participants from federal agencies, nonprofit organizations and the recreation industry are again teaming up to host the 7th annual National Get Outdoors Day (GO Day) to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun at sites across the nation. On Saturday, June 14, 2014, these diverse partners will offer opportunities for American families to experience traditional and non-traditional types… read more

  • New Research Affirms the Overwhelming Benefits of Outdoor Experiences for Girls

    According to a new study by the Girl Scout Research Institute (GSRI), More Than S’mores (2014), girls benefit immensely from time spent outdoors. Girls who regularly spend time outdoors eclipse their peers who spend less time outdoors in environmental stewardship, more readily seek challenges, and are better problem solvers—all important traits in twenty-first century leadership.  Outdoor experiences… read more

  • Actually, it IS rocket science…and Girl Scouts can do that, too!

    Eleven-year-old Mahlia Schneck from Girl Scouts of Connecticut, a double amputee and all-around science guru, wins “Reach for the Stars” national rocket competition, proving that even the sky is no longer a limit for Girl Scouts Mahlia will tell you herself: her favorite school subject is science. “We just finished up a section on phases of the moon… read more

  • Calling All Girls 14-17! Deadline Extended to June 15

    Girls 14-17 are invited to apply to attend the Girl Scout Leadership Institute at the 2014 National Convention. What is the Girl Scout Leadership Institute? The Girl Scout Leadership Institute (GSLI) is where a lot of the magic of convention happens! It is a triennial conference that provides girls 14 and older with three days… read more

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