Tag Archives: Girls

Ways to Welcome New Girls to Your Troop

Your troop may already be up and running, but that doesn’t mean it’s too late to welcome new members! Adding new girls to your troop—even midyear—can help energize your group, showcase the Girl Scout spirit of sisterhood and inclusion, and … 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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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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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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Why Kids Should Go To Summer Camp

Did you know that over TEN MILLION American kids go to camp every summer? Whoa! Summer camp has been a U.S. tradition for over 150 years. Back then, before air conditioning was invented, hot city summers were miserable and even … Continue reading

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Today is the Day to Get Involved!

TOGETHER WE CAN GET HER THERE! We’re proud of our century of trailblazing, but it’s time to do more. To take bold steps. To rally around the cause of girls’ leadership. Because something is going on with girls today. They’re … Continue reading

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Anna Maria Chavez accepts Walter Kaitz Foundation Diversity Advocate Award

Girl Scouts of the USA CEO Anna Maria Chávez accepted the Walter Kaitz Foundation’s Diversity Advocate Award on behalf of the Healthy Media Commission for Positive Images of Women and Girls. “We’re proud to receive this award from such a … Continue reading

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Volunteering Does Make a Difference!

As a society, we lose something every time a girl doesn’t raise her hand in school, doesn’t say what’s on her mind, or chooses not to lead. But with you in her life, she’s one step closer to speaking out … Continue reading

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eRegistration

It’s just a click away! Girl Scouts of Central Illinois has an online registration system called eReg that allows leaders to manage their own, their girl’s, and their troop’s membership, event, camp, and program registration, as well as adult training registration. This system … Continue reading

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ToGetHerThere . . . The Facts

Girl Scouts of the USA launched ToGetHerThere, the largest, boldest advocacy and fundraising cause dedicated to girls’ leadership in the nation’s history. The multi-year effort will seek to create balanced leadership – the equal representation of women in leadership positions … Continue reading

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