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10 Tips &Tricks for Conquering the 2020 Cookie Season

Who doesn’t love Girl Scout Cookies? Often, Girl Scout Cookies are the first thing that comes to people’s minds when they hear about Girl Scouts, and it’s true that our cookies are iconic. What many don’t realize is that our Cookie Program helps girls develop five essential skills that can help them navigate school and… Continue reading 10 Tips &Tricks for Conquering the 2020 Cookie Season

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Thanksgiving Dinner: Get your Girl Scout talking

Thanksgiving brings people together. Sitting down with friends and family, being grateful for one another, is there anything better? Well, your Girl Scout might feel otherwise and she’ll have you compete with her favorite YouTuber or trending TikTok video for attention. Can you blame her? She’s just avoiding the one response questions adults ask, time… Continue reading Thanksgiving Dinner: Get your Girl Scout talking

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Mission: Sisterhood—through the eyes of a troop leader

Although girls are our priority, the volunteers who guide them are the engine that keeps the Girl Scout Movement alive. Many of the stories we share are through the eyes of a girl, but today we’re going to dive into a troop leader’s perspective. Like many previous years, Senior troop 1351 settled into their first… Continue reading Mission: Sisterhood—through the eyes of a troop leader

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8 Out-of-this-World Moments from the Samsung STEM Galaxy Challenge

By: Hannah Bruno The Samsung STEM Challenge is always a highlight for Girl Scouts across Central Texas, and with a winning combination of friends, innovative, brain-teasing tasks, and a weekend at beautiful Camp Texlake, it’s not difficult to see why the event is always such a hit. This year, over 150 Junior and Cadette Girl… Continue reading 8 Out-of-this-World Moments from the Samsung STEM Galaxy Challenge

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International Mental Health Day: Gold Awards teaching coping mechanisms

By: Gold Award Recipients Mental health has become a common topic among young and old, alike. According to the Centers of Disease Control (CDC), around 7.4% of children aged 3-17 have diagnosed behavior problems and similarly, the rates are increasing for anxiety and depression diagnosis. Gold Award Girl Scouts have identified these issues in their… Continue reading International Mental Health Day: Gold Awards teaching coping mechanisms

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My Adventure in California National Parks: West Coast High Adventure Trip

By: Sarah, Girl Scout Everyone was “wowed!” when I told them I was going to camp and hike for two weeks in California’s Yosemite, Sequoia, King Canyon, and Joshua Tree with Girl Scouts this summer.  However, saying it out loud didn’t really prepare me for the adventure ahead of me. I knew I liked camping… Continue reading My Adventure in California National Parks: West Coast High Adventure Trip

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On my honor, I will … be part of her Girl Scout adventure!

Girl Scouting is powerful. It’s even more powerful when the family plays a role in a girl’s Girl Scouting experience. Family engagement can take on many forms like participating in meetings or signing up for additional volunteer responsibilities with your girl’s troop. However, it could also mean simply gaining an understanding of what the troop… Continue reading On my honor, I will … be part of her Girl Scout adventure!