Archive for Teens

Celebrating “Going for the Gold”

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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

Introducing Power Up!

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In January, several local Junior and Cadette Girl Scouts participated in our very first Power Up Event. Power Up, a bully prevention program developed by Girl Scouts of Colorado, focuses on the kinds of bullying most common to girls: excluding, ignoring, gossiping and drama. Power Up concentrates on encouraging the 85% of girls who are bystanders to bullying to take action to defend targets because doing nothing is not an option!  Read more

Taking Action in Washington D.C.

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Ever wondered how Girl Scout troops figure out how to combine a trip with a service project? Last summer Troop #52148 from Everett traveled to Washington D.C. to learn more about our nation’s capital and to volunteer at the National Congressional Cemetery, as well as making and handing out “Homeless Helpers” (kits that contain instant noodle soup and oatmeal, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, granola bars and a pair of socks). Read more

Camp Brings Teens Behind the Scenes at Old Navy

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Going to Girl Scout Camp doesn’t always mean exploring the outdoors! How about going to a camp that involves shopping plus learning about a career?! That’s what some of our teen girls recently did when they attended Camp Old Navy. Read more

A Sweet Success for Girl Scout Troop 40392!

sweetiepiesWhen most people think of sweet treats offered by Girl Scouts, they think of cookies. And though cookies are certainly an integral part of the unique programming Girl Scouts offers, it’s not the only sweet part of this organization.

Supporting and recognizing girls in their efforts to take an idea and see it to fruition is an important part of the Girl Scout experience. Helping girls develop the courage and confidence needed to reach their full potential is part of the Girl Scout mission! Whether through participation in the Girl Scout Cookie Sale Program, a destinations trip, the Gold Award or community service, girls learn how to expand their horizons by trying new things.

Making pies is just one of those ways.

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