This year, we honored seventeen amazing Girl Scouts from western Washington at our 2014 Gold Award Gala—along with eight of our sister Girl Scouts from eastern Washington, Oregon and Idaho. Together, these young women dedicated over 2,500 hours to create change in their communities.
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Madeline Dalton is one determined Girl Scout.
“I’ve known since I was eleven years old that I would do a Gold Award project about food education,” says this high school sophomore.
Madeline’s passion for food was sparked after watching Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution—a television show where chef Jamie Oliver travels around educating young people about food. Read more
Girl Scout Katherine Ball talks about trash, her pioneering ocean research, and what it’s like to go for the Gold Award.
Did you know over six million tons of debris enters the world’s oceans every year, weighing about the same as a million elephants? Whether you call it garbage, trash, or just plain litter, marine debris is a big problem.
And one local Girl Scout is spreading the word—both about the issues and what we can do to help.
One hundred and two years ago today—on March 12, 1912—the very first Girl Scout Troop was founded by Juliette Gordon Low.
A few months before, she had called a friend and said, “I’ve got something for the girls of Savannah, and all of America, and all the world, and we’re going to start it tonight!” And she wasn’t kidding. Read more
This year’s Gold Award Ceremony at the Governor’s Mansion was an inspirational gathering of girls from diverse communities around the state (and one Idahoan!). Read more
The first remarkable thing you need to know about Natalie Ramsey is that she is committed. She’s committed to her school, her family, athletics and her community.
The second thing you need to know is she’s busy. If she’s not off at a soccer game or track meet, she’s doing something with her church youth group, tutoring someone in math or is involved in official National Honor Society business.
The third thing is that, no matter how busy she may be, Natalie is, and always has been, a true Girl Scout. Read more