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  • Both Girls and Volunteers Benefit from Their Experience in Girl Scouts

    Girl Scouts really is great for everyone! While there are possibly too many positive outcomes associated with being a member of Girl Scouts to list, there is some compelling research which illustrates just how good Girl Scouts is. Results of a summer 2014 pulse poll conducted with more than 3,500 volunteers and parents of Girl… read more

  • Map It! and Make Your Mark on the World

      Map It! is an interactive map that shows how Girl Scouts all over are changing the world! Whether it’s Gold Awards, Silver Awards, Bronze Awards, Forever Green, or Take Action projects, you can browse what girls are doing around the world. It’s a great way to get inspiration for your Girl Scout year. Map It! features… read more

  • 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

  • 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

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