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General information regarding GSCI

Help Test New STEM Program!

Girl Scouts of the USA has teamed up with the Girl Scouts of Central Illinois to test the NEW Family STEM Night Facilitator Guides by hosting a Family STEM Night. We need troops (both single-level and multi-level) to volunteer their … Continue reading

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Your Ultimate Summer Bucket List!

Every wonder what you can do during your summer? We’ve got lots of solutions! It’s finally here—weeks upon weeks of gorgeous weather, lazier mornings, maybe a part-time job, pool parties, and ideally, buckets of free time. Summer is a magical … Continue reading

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Without you, there’s no us—so THANK YOU!

That’s right – because of our volunteers we’re able to build girls of courage, confidence, and character and prepare them for a lifetime of leadership, success, and adventure that every  G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ deserves. Although everything girls do in Girl Scouts … Continue reading

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7 Lessons I Learned from Being a Girl Scout . . .

Girl Scouts is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. Think back on … Continue reading

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Kindness is Her Superpower

Kids have heard that bullying isn’t OK, but what about flipping that message and making sure they’re specifically being kind? “Young people sometimes think they have to be popular—at any cost—to have power, but it’s important that we teach our … Continue reading

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Happy 107th Birthday Girl Scouts!

March 12, 2019 commemorates 107 years of Girl Scouting! Juliette Gordon Low’s vision was to establish the first, largest and only girl-led organization that prepares girls for every day leadership. The core of that vision was to provide rich experiences for … Continue reading

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She’s All Girl Scout. Are you?

At Girl Scouts, girls are exploring what’s possible, turning dreams into reality, and changing the world. Here, you’ll take on leadership roles as you engage in all sorts of girl-led activities and develop skills you’ll use to make a difference. You’ll unleash the confidence you need to pursue … Continue reading

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Highest Awards

Bronze. Silver. Gold. These represent the highest honors a Girl Scout can earn. All three awards give you the chance to do big things while working on an issue that’s captured your interest in a big way. Whether you want to plant … Continue reading

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Be Thankful

Thanksgiving Day in America is a time to offer thanks, a time for family gatherings and holiday meals.  A time of turkeys, stuffing, and pumpkin pie.  A time for us to give back to our fellow man, as well as … Continue reading

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GSCI Creates First STEM Advisory Council

More than 20 Central Illinois women in key STEM careers selected to help guide girls into STEM related fields before entering college. The Girl Scouts of Central Illinois has created the first Girl Scouts STEM Advisory Council to help provide … Continue reading

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