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Cheradin's Girl Scout sisters push her across the bridge

The Value of Girl Scout Sisterhood

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 ...more The Value of Girl Scout Sisterhood

GSUSA Closed + Website Down After Hurricane

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 ...more GSUSA Closed + Website Down After Hurricane

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 ...more Join River Valleys on Pinterest

Darby with Girl Scouts

Writer + Conservationist Speaks at Centennial Day of Service

Darby Nelson has been traveling throughout Minnesota to speak about his book, For Love of Lakes, and to discuss the problems facing our waterways. Nelson made a special stop on ...more Writer + Conservationist Speaks at Centennial Day of Service

Girl Raking Leaves

2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

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 ...more 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Leader training equation

Join Us for New Leader Webinars

If you are a new troop leader, we encourage you to join webinars designed just for you! These webinars offer a chance to share information and experiences, ask questions of ...more Join Us for New Leader Webinars

Volunteers at a conference table

Connect + Learn at FALL Conference

Get ready for the last volunteer learning conference of the Centennial year. The 2012 FALL Adult Education Conference will be held on Saturday, November 10 at Loyola High School in ...more Connect + Learn at FALL Conference

Girls doing water activity

Troop Completes Silver Award During CDOS

For Troop 52691 from Balsam Lake, Wisconsin, Centennial Day of Service was not only a day to help prevent debris and leaves from entering their local waterways; it also marked ...more Troop Completes Silver Award During CDOS

Happy group of girls looking down

Sign Up in Your Community

Are you registered for Girl Scouts? A busy back-to-school season may mean that you were not able to attend one of our neighborhood sign-up events. During October and November, River Valleys ...more Sign Up in Your Community

Girl selling goods

New Training for New Volunteers

Welcome to River Valleys. Thank you for giving your time and expertise to help girls become confident, courageous and thoughtful leaders. In order to provide you with the best possible volunteer ...more New Training for New Volunteers