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

The Result? A Lifetime of Leadership

At Girl Scouts, “Can I?” quickly turns into “I will!” as girls transform their ideas into action, turn their questions into adventure, and grow their confidence through practice. And with more than 60 million other G.I.R.L.s to cheer them on … Continue reading

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Help Her Find Her Girl Squad

Think about that one friend of yours—the one you’ve known forever, who remembers your goofiest fashion moments, who’s cheered you on through every adventure (and, okay, a few misadventures), who you can go without seeing for months and pick right … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons Girl Scout is (still) the Best Place for Girls

Every girl deserves a place where she can be her best self and unleash her inner G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™. And that place is Girl Scouts!  Girl Scouts has a track record of more than 100 years of providing … Continue reading

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In a World of Boys’ Clubs, Give Her One of Her Own

Although your daughter likely goes to school with boys, and might play Saturday morning sports and share the local playground with them, the realities of her day-to-day life are anything but the same as those of her male peers. In … Continue reading

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6 Things All Girls Should Know Before They’re 16

Whether your daughter is in pre-K or heading to prom this year, it’s never too early (or too late) to give her the tools she’ll need to live her best life. And among the countless skills and bits of wisdom … Continue reading

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Operation Cookie Share – Decatur, May 31

Join Girl Scouts of Central Illinois and Earthmover Credit Union in Central Park on May 31st for our 5th annual Operation Cookie Share. Our friends at Neuhoff Media will be live from 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to honor all of those … Continue reading

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Show Our Planet Some Love!

We’re Girl Scouts. We know a thing or two about being green! It’s in our DNA. Our founder, Juliette Gordon Low, was a famous nature enthusiast—and we always encourage everyone to use our planet’s scarce resources wisely, for themselves and for … Continue reading

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Empower Your Girls Through the Outdoors

It’s once again time for your girl to check her outdoor gear, restock her daypack, and get ready to spend more time in the great outdoors this summer! Whether she’s going troop camping, or attending Girl Scout summer camp, visiting a National Park with … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Extended Year Membership Now Available!

In the past, members who joined Girl Scouts later in the membership year had to pay the full membership fee again soon after their initial purchase if they wanted to continue with Girl Scouts into the fall. This frustrated many … Continue reading

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Lead Like a G.I.R.L.

Take the Lead Like a Girl Scout! When she’s a Girl Scout, she’s also a G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™. When you think Girl Scouts, you might think cookies, campfires and friendship bracelets. And sure, those things are all part … Continue reading

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