Tag Archives: Community Service

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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Start the New Year with Community Service

It’s the New Year’s resolution to end all New Year’s resolutions, and it’s so, so Girl Scouts! This year, do things a little differently, and resolve to give back to yourself by giving back to others. That’s right. We’re calling … Continue reading

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What Girl Scouts Means to Me!

What today’s girls say about being in Girl Scouts Being a Girl Scout means that I get to help and educate people, learn new things about the world, and have fun while I do it. Tory, 13 We have a … Continue reading

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Building a Lifetime of Skills

It’s easy to think of the Girl Scout Cookie Program as girls simply hawking treats, but there’s something more behind the annual ritual. Girl Scouts at each level, from 5- and 6-year-old Daisies to the high school Ambassadors, learn about customer … Continue reading

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Operation Cookie Share

Girl Scouts of Central Illinois kicked off Operation Cookie Share in 2010. Since that time, over 190,000 boxes – worth more than $825,000 – of delectable Girl Scout cookies have been shipped to our service women and men at home and abroad. In … Continue reading

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The Power of the Girl Scout Cookie Program

A Girl Scout recent study found that, through the cookie program, girls learn skills they can apply to everyday life. 85% increased their money management skills as they developed budgets, took cookie orders, and handled customers’ money. 83% developed business ethics, learning to … Continue reading

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Volunteer Appreciation Week is April 15 – 21!

Join us in thanking our fantastic Girl Scout volunteers who help girls experience Girl Scouts’ amazing programs! Girl Scouts of Central Illinois recognizes its volunteers as its most valuable asset. Volunteer Appreciation Week –  April 15 – 21 – is … Continue reading

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Why Girl Scouts Become Entrepreneurs

Because we are still in “the cookie season” we thought you may be interested to know that girls who participate in the Girl Scout Cookie Activity more than likely will become entrepreneurs in their lifetime! Some 80 percent of women … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Girl Scouts!

Whether you are one of the millions of alums who we hope will reengage with our movement, one of the thousands of Girl Scout staffers across the Nation, proud to be a part of this monumental birthday, or one girl who … Continue reading

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Learning Life Lessons through the Girl Scout Cookie Activity

It’s easy to think of the Girl Scout Cookie Program as girls simply hawking treats, but there’s something more behind the annual ritual, especially this year. For the first time since 1987, the Girl Scout curriculum has been revamped and … Continue reading

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