Archive for Outreach

Sleepover Fun With Girl Scouts Beyond Bars

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We love sleepovers! Staying up late, doing silly things, telling stories, eating junk food… it’s always so much fun! A few weeks ago we held a special sleepover as part of the Girl Scouts Beyond Bars (GSBB) program at Mission Creek Correction Center for WomenRead more

A Brand New Girl Scout Song!

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Have you dreamed about being a successful singer? How about a music video director? Many girls (and boys!) dream about being a star, but don’t know what it means to have a job in the music business. Troop #48544 from Tacoma recently talked about career exploration, and how you choose a career. Read more

Girl Art: “Why I Love Nature”

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As winter creeps towards us, suddenly all the nature around us seems a little more grey, brown and muted. Luckily, in our Seattle office we’re currently hosting an art exhibit from Snohomish Troop 48450 entitled “Why I Love Nature”. We thought we’d share their art with you, so you don’t have to come all the way to our office to see it! Read more

Quilting to say “thank you”

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Taking Action with Gratitude and Inspiration

Often we forget to stop and thank the people who matter to us, who support us during trying times and who celebrate our successes with us. For their annual Take Action project, the girls in Outreach troop #48440 from the Family Education and Support Services Center in Olympia came up with a clever and beautiful idea. Read more

Visualizing Their Future: Girl Scouts Beyond Bars Career Day

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What Do You Want To Do?

A lawyer, a veterinarian and a photographer walk into a room… Okay, you might be wondering: is this the start of a bad joke? Not at all! Instead, it starts to describe all the fun professional fields girls got to explore during a Girl Scouts Beyond Bars (GSBB) event this month! Read more

Recognizing the Girl Scout Career of Cheryl Chow

Tenacious. Spirited. Champion. Fighter.

When an unofficial poll was conducted of over 150 Girl Scout staff and community members, asking them to share their thoughts about Cheryl Chow, nearly all of them used these words to sum up Cheryl’s work in the community and with Girl Scouts of Western Washington. These words aptly describe a woman who, as a principal, drill team leader, city council member, Girl Scout staffer and parent, has spent her life as an advocate for children. Read more