Securian “Calling all Troops” for a Festive Lunchtime Meeting


Girl Scout alumnae at Securian are looking forward to a special “troop meeting” being held on Wednesday, June 22 in honor of Always a Girl Scout Week. Girl Scout alumnae can wear green, bring their Brownie beanies, uniform sashes, badge books, and other fun memorabilia, share their camp memories, and register as alumnae on the […]

First-Time Leaders: Take Time for Reflection


Just as girls need to take time to stop and think about what they are doing and to understand their actions, so do leaders. Reflection is a powerful tool to help you see what you have accomplished throughout the year, appreciate your personal milestones (as well as the girls’), and look ahead to the upcoming […]

Governor Dayton Proclaims June 20-24 Always a Girl Scout Week in Minnesota


Week-long event celebrates the largest alumnae network in the world! To help Girl Scouts celebrate our legacy of leadership development and reconnect with alumnae, Governor Mark Dayton proclaimed June 20-24, 2011 as Always a Girl Scout Week in Minnesota. In anticipation of the organization’s 100th anniversary in 2012, River Valleys seeks to reconnect with local […]

Fun at Medieval Camp


On June 4-5, 68 girls from Assisi Service Unit attended a Medieval Camp sponsored by Troop 40040. Girls did hands-on activities led by members of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA). We did sessions of Archery, Medieval Cooking, and Fiber Arts (weaving, dying fabric, rope making, and spinning). We got a visit from an angora […]

Recipe for Cookies Now! Success Winning Entries

Members of Troop 52512

Thank you to the River Valleys troops that shared their recipe for Cookies Now! success during our special contest. Congratulations to our grand prize winner, Troop 43110, earning a free troop camp experience at a River Valleys Camp in 2011. Three troops were also chosen as first-prize winners of special cookie fun items: Troop 13106, […]