Photographer with Girl Scout Roots

Rebecca as a Girl Scout

When viewing Girl Scouts River Valleys’ website, Facebook page or publications, it’s likely that you’ll come across the beautiful work of professional photographer Rebecca Pavlenko. Rebecca photographs many Girl Scouts River Valleys events, capturing the Girl Scout spirit while at the same time, enjoying a personal nostalgia. Rebecca was a Girl Scout in Troop 425 in […]

It’s Nearly Cookie Time

Girl Scouts with Deb Wilkinson

Cookie Go Day, February 2, is almost here! River Valleys’ Board Chair Deb Wilkinson recently visited Girl Scouts in Zumbrota, MN to help them practice for the upcoming Girl Scout Cookie Program. They worked on their sales pitch and learned how to count money. As Girl Scouts progress through the Cookie Program over the years, […]

Best Pitch Video Contest


Have your Girl Scouts practice their sales pitch by creating a short video. What’s their favorite cookie, how does the troop use their proceeds, what do they learn from selling cookies? Entry Requirements Girls must have adult supervision while filming and submitting their video. The supervising adult must acquire parent/guardian permission for all girls appearing […]

Cookie Booth Express Kit

2013 Cookie Booth Patch

Thank you for your interest in the 2013 Cookie Program. Our Cookie Booth Express Kit is designed to get your troop in the fast lane to holding a cookie booth. The Getting Started section has everything you need to sign up for a cookie booth. Getting Started Cookie Booth Express Kit eBudde Questions? Email Product […]

Girls Send Shoes to Lebanon

Eva in Lebanon

To earn a Gold, Silver or Bronze Award, Girl Scouts must create a project that displays leadership and engages the community. Three girls from Troop 13179 (Eva, Caroline and Amani) set out to earn their Bronze Award by first studying three different countries to determine which one had a significant need surrounding children. They researched […]