This year, Girl Scouts across our council collected enough donations to give 105,000 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies to military personnel- that's over 1.1 million since the program began in 2005! Operation Cookie Drop is a council-wide service project that delivers the sweet taste of home to deployed military men and women. Operation Cookie Drop … Continue reading Operation Cookie Drop 2019
Important milestones in girls’ journeys through Girl Scouts should be celebrated by the troop, family, and friends – and one of the ways to celebrate your Girl Scout is through a Bridging Ceremony! A bridging ceremony (or “bridging”) is a ceremony honoring and celebrating a Girl Scout’s graduating to the next Girl Scout level! Need … Continue reading Happy Bridging, Girl Scouts!
Happy birthday, Girl Scouts! This year marks 107 years of building girls of courage, confidence, and character that make the world a better place. Girl Scout Week will take place from Sunday, March 10th through Saturday, March 16th as a way for girls to share their Girl Scout pride and unleash their inner G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, … Continue reading Girl Scout Week 2019: For Every G.I.R.L.
This Friday, February 22nd, Girl Scouts and Girl Guides from across the world will be celebrating their sisterhood during World Thinking Day! Every year since 1926, we have joined together with girls from 150 different countries to celebrate our global sisterhood and take part in activities that promote changing the world for the better. This year’s … Continue reading Challenge Yourself this Year on World Thinking Day!
Wondering how to get started planning your troop's Girl Scout Sunday/Sabbath after reading last week's blog? We are here to help! There is no one way to celebrate Girl Scout Sunday/Sabbath. What works best for your troop(s) or the place of worship where you meet is what drives the celebration. The purpose of this special day is … Continue reading Celebrating Girl Scout Sunday/Sabbath: A Simple Checklist to Getting Started
Girl Scout Sunday and Girl Scout Sabbath gives troops the opportunity to share in a time honored Girl Scout tradition as well as say “thank you” to local faith partners for their support and partnerships. No matter how Girl Scouts express their spiritual and religious preferences, the Preamble of the Constitution of the Girl Scouts … Continue reading Fill Your Troop’s Spirit with Reflection and Gratitude on Girl Scout Sunday/Sabbath