Why Camp is Good — for All of us!

What comes to mind when you think of camp? Summer? Lakes? Campfires? S’mores? All are great traditions we have at each of our camps, but more and more, our members want to know the value of an activity. In other words, am I (or my daughter, my troop) getting what we expect at this program? […]

Money-Earning Tip: Ideas

Get creative! Money-earning shouldn’t be drudgery—have fun building new skills and helping the troop or group. Here are some ideas to help you think about getting started: Participate in the Girl Scout Cookie Program or Fall Product Program…of course! Make handmade cards for special occasions Plant sale (make sure plants are wholesale or non-branded) Pick […]

Volunteer Highlight: Karen Peed

Karen Peed likes to tell new Girl Scout volunteers at recruitment meetings, “This is not that hard. The girls will help you more than you can believe. They want you to be here so they can have fun.” Her first Girl Scout experience began approximately 14 years ago when her daughter became a Girl Scout […]

Final Cookie Comeback Day Announced for March 19

Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys announces that in addition to last week’s decision to extend the Cookie Program Activity, we are also giving troops the opportunity to participate in one final Cookie Comeback Day on Saturday, March 19. Final Cookie Comeback Day locations, dates, and times: Redwood Falls: Friday, March 18, 9 […]