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Happy Birthday Juliette Gordon Low!

Today we celebrate a special day for Girl Scouts across the nation. Not only is today one of the most imaginative and fun days of the year, but today is also Founder’s Day – the 157th birthday of Juliette Gordon Low, … Continue reading

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Be Her Spark

Every girl has a light that can shine brightly – all she needs is a spark to get her started. There are more than 1,000 girls waiting to join Girl Scouts – won’t you be that spark for a girl who … Continue reading

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New Badges and Journeys!

GSUSA has introduced 23 new badges in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and the outdoors – the largest programming rollout in almost a decade! Girl Scouts will be able to design robots and racecars, go on environmentally conscious camping trips, … Continue reading

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GSCI Cookie Updates: S’mores are Back and Introduction of Standardized Pricing

It’s National S’mores Day, and we’re excited to announce that our popular Girl Scout S’mores™ will return as part of the 2018 Girl Scout Cookie season lineup. With their debut last season, Girl Scout S’mores became the most popular flavor to … Continue reading

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Girl Scout council’s new cookie baker spells sweet success for girls

Little Brownie Bakers has been selected as the new cookie baker for Girl Scouts of Central Illinois (GSCI). Cookie customers in the central Illinois region will now be able to buy name-brand Girl Scout Cookies® like Samoas®, Tagalongs® and Do-si-dos®. … Continue reading

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5 Skills and the Girl Scout Leadership Program

#1 Goal Setting I know I can do it! We’re all about trying new things and having fun, and selling Girl Scout cookies is about both. Girls work together to set team goals for the season—perhaps to donate to local … Continue reading

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How Do Cookie Proceeds Benefit Girls?

The Girl Scout Cookie Program   is vital to GSCI’s mission of building girls of courage,  confidence, and character. How the Cookie Crumbles – $4.00 per box $0.54 per box – troop profit and bonus $0.24 per box – girl recognitions $0.96 per … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to “DIVE IN” to GSCI Fall Products with this Year

The Fall Product Program is a great way for troops to earn money early in the Girl Scout year. This is especially true for new troops who need start-up supplies. There are numerous ways that your troop can earn money through … Continue reading

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Help Your Girl Shine!

Here are five ways you can give your girl with her confidence and relationship skills a boost as she heads back to school: Let her know it’s ok to put her hand up. Encourage her to speak up when she needs … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Volunteer Appreciation Week

Volunteer: a person who does work without getting paid to do it. Merriam-Webster makes the word seem easily interpreted,as if it’s the most simple concept.  But at Girl Scouts, we know that volunteerism is not so easily interpreted, and it … Continue reading

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