On May 4, an uncharacteristically sun-drenched Saturday, Girl Scouts of Western Washington with the Women’s Funding Alliance and many other partners convened the inaugural State of the Girl(s) Summit in
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
Join us in celebrating Megan’s one year anniversary with us! Many of you have had the chance to meet Megan and learn more about her story, but we wanted to give everyone the chance to learn a bit about her. Read on for more about Megan, her history and how she came to join our council: Read more
How many times have you had a dream about doing something cool, gotten super excited about making it happen, then quickly talked yourself out of it?
Maybe you didn’t think you had enough experience or money, maybe you lost your confidence or maybe you thought someone else could do it better.
Perhaps you didn’t follow that dream, and were left wondering what could have happened.
Girl Scouts are always ready to give others a hand, even during an emergency! During emergencies, they have to act using the skills they’ve learned from their first aid training. Recently, the courage and quick thinking of a Chimacum Girl Scout, Amelia Foster, saved her four year old sister from choking on candy, by using the skills from her American Red Cross training! Read more
Have you ever heard of an encamporee? They’re a way for girls in troops to get to camp year-round! You might have heard about, or even have gone to one of our day camps or one of our summer camps, but our camp locations are actually used all year. Encamporees are organized by our wonderful volunteers, who are in charge of our Service Units. (Service Units, or SUs, are made up of many troops from a single area.) When a SU wants to organize an encamporee, they get all of the troops who want to go, and they decide on a one-day or one-weekend time that will work. Read more