Go Green Girl! Know Your Trash

The Go Green Girl! challenge for June: know what’s in your trash can. What Do You Throw Away Every Day? Take note of items that could be recycled, reused, avoided, or composted. Make a plan for how you can manage this material differently.  Being more aware of what you throw each day helps you make […]

Bronze Award Project: Sewing Bags for Children


After completing the Agent of Change Journey book, Hutchinson Girl Scout Junior Troop 30413 decided to sew bags for children for their Girl Scout Bronze Award project. The bags included a homemade game: tic-tac-toe (made using pony beads and cardstock), tangram sets, pick-up sticks, or memory; coloring books; word finds or crossword puzzles created with […]

Girl Scout Bronze Award: Wood Duck Houses


Fifth grade Edina Girl Scout Junior Troop 12211 from Normandale French Elementary School got together in the fall of 2009 to start working on the Bronze Award and agreed early on that they wanted to do a project related to the environment, ideally something that would “help the animals and nature.” After earning the necessary […]

Assisi Service Unit Thinking Day Event


Assisi Service Unit’s Thinking Day event in March was sponsored by a fifth grade troop from St. John’s.  Approximately 50 girls in grades K-8 attended. Girls made ditty bags and blankets for the earthquake victims in Haiti and heard from speaker Margie Hake, who had done a “missionary trip” in South Dakota on a Native […]

Girl Scouts in the Daisy Garden


Daisy Troop 14142 took a tour of Len Busch Roses in Plymouth, Minnesota to learn how daisies are grown. Len Busch is the largest flower producer in the Midwest.