Tag Archives: Community Service

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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Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.

On this day we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a man who embodied the ideals of courage, confidence and character to which we as Girl Scouts are committed. His heroic embrace of brotherhood, sisterhood … Continue reading

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What Can A Cookie Do?

With a Girl Scout Cookie, a girl can dream more. She has more opportunities.  She can give more to her community. She is more empowered. And she can do more than she ever thought possible. A cookie can give a … Continue reading

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Community Service . . . the Heart of Girl Scouting

Community service is the ♥ of Girl Scouting! It has always been and will always be an important component of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, and this time of year we like to share a few examples of the projects … Continue reading

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