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From Badges to Medals: One Girl Scout’s Journey to the Olympics


From the start, Lynn Colella grew up with dual passions: a love for camping and a serious dedication to swimming. Girl Scouting fit naturally with both those interests and was a big part of Lynn’s early life. Though Lynn is best known for her Olympic achievements, Girl Scouts has been a steady influence in her life. Read more

Bring the Olympics to Your Own Backyard!

Girl Scouts and the Olympics: Shared Values

Today is the opening day of the Summer Olympic Games in London! The Olympic flame (which was carried to over 1,000 communities in England) will be lit at the beginning of this international festival of sport and culture across the United Kingdom (U.K.). Now you can win your own medal and earn your Games Go Global Olympic badge! Read more