The Value of Girl Scout Sisterhood

Cheradin's Girl Scout sisters push her across the bridge

Bridging ceremonies are special events that signify a girl’s transition from one Girl Scout level to the next. In Zimmerman, MN this year, a bridging ceremony had special significance for Troop 13529 as they demonstrated leadership and the value of Girl Scout sisterhood. It all started with a little problem—how to get Cheradin’s wheelchair across […]

GSUSA Closed + Website Down After Hurricane

Our thoughts are with our sister councils and Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) while they and their communities recover from Hurricane Sandy. Headquartered in New York City, GSUSA is currently out of power and will be closed until Monday, November 5. Their website is also down for the rest of this week. We ask […]

Join River Valleys on Pinterest

Join River Valleys on Pinterest

Do you pin? Join us on Pinterest to find and share fun activities and resources for girls and troops along with celebration ideas, craft projects and Girl Scout history. New to Pinterest? Pinterest is a social network based on sharing photos, and it is very popular for sharing craft and recipe ideas.  If you’re not […]

2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Girl Raking Leaves

Nominations are being sought for the 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. Girl Scouts who have recently earned Silver or Gold Awards are particularly good candidates. Girl Scouts can apply online at or Applications must be submitted to Girl Scouts River Valleys by November 6, 2012. Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River […]