Archive for It’s Your Planet – Love It!

Want to make your own paper, just like these girls?

troop44126 handmade paper process

We know we’ve been talking about Forever Green for a while now (hint, hint, have you taken the pledge yet?) but we just heard a very cool story about how Troop 44126 just made their own paper! The project let each girl both design and create her very own hand-made paper. Read more

Bellingham area girls’ Orca expedition

Getting Ready for Adventure

Living in the Pacific Northwest, whales are a big part of our natural world; however, many girls never get the chance to actually see whales. Thanks to the generosity of Captain Terry Buzzard of Island Mariner Cruises and the Everett O. Williams Foundation, our girls in the Bellingham area were able to enter a drawing where they could win a trip on a whale watching tour. Girls from five troops were selected in the drawing and won tickets for the trip: Troop #43653, Troop #42988, Troop #43525, Troop #52016 and Troop #42579! This week the winners got to claim their prize and more than 70 girls, parents, volunteers and staff headed to the San Juan Islands to try their luck at spotting whales! Read more

Planting trees to help protect salmon!

Whatcom Girl Scouts Help Restore Watersheds

Here in the Northwest, we’re pretty keen on all things salmon-related! As part of the It’s Your Planet – Love It! Journey, our Girl Scouts learn how they can take action to be personal stewards of the environment, helping make the earth a healthy, happy and overall better place. Read more