Girl Scouts at Niabi Zoo


More than 40 River Valleys Girl Scouts traveled to the Niabi Zoo this month as part of the 1,000+ Club event where the girls had the opportunity to have breakfast with the elephants.  The elephants even created two works of art for especially for the girls. Congratulations to all girls who made it into the […]

Adopting a Soldier


In July 2008, while looking for projects for our Girl Scout troop to work on for the coming school year, I read an article about another troop that had “adopted a soldier” and thought it sounded like a wonderful idea and a great experience for the girls.  I contacted, and they sent me the […]

Another Caps Off Success


The Prairie Star Service Unit had a dance on April 24 and sent out a flier troops introducing the Caps Off with Girl Scouts project. The timing for the project and the dance was perfect. The response was amazing. Caps just kept showing up. In all, they collected 8,324 caps. They were brought to the […]

Girl Scout Troop 21305 Donates Cookies to Soldiers


The Girl Scouts of Troop 21305 chose several charitable ways to use their cookie proceeds. They donated $0.02 per box sold to a local food shelf, which amounted to $60. They also sent donations to the residents of the apartment fire in Montgomery, Minn., where one girl’s mom was living. All residents of the building […]