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A Stage for Building Memories

The aroma of fresh-cut lumber has been floating in the summer air at Camp Lakamaga, a sign of a recent construction project. As you make your way into camp and ...more A Stage for Building Memories

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This Week at Camp: Carnival Week

This week’s Carnival theme brought laughs, smiles and silliness all around. Girls played classic carnival games, painted each others’ faces, wore great costumes and had fun snacks. Camp Elk River ...more This Week at Camp: Carnival Week

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Running Lean Is Good, But It’s Not the Whole Story

While Girl Scouts River Valleys runs with low overhead costs (20.4% of budget compared to an industry average of 36.9%*), this statistic isn’t the best way to determine the council’s ...more Running Lean Is Good, But It’s Not the Whole Story

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Finding the Confidence to Lead

Jessica Geroux was about to give up. Her Girl Scout Gold Award project was not going as planned, and she started to wonder if it was really worth the effort. ...more Finding the Confidence to Lead

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Join in the Fun of Snacks + Magazines

Has your troop tried Snacks + Magazines, our Fall Product Program? This friends and family only sale runs October 5–20. If you are interested in participating, please fill out the ...more Join in the Fun of Snacks + Magazines

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This Week at Camp: Around the World

This week, girls went Around the World at our camps! As part of this week’s theme, girls learned songs and played games from around the world, and even learned some ...more This Week at Camp: Around the World

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Camp Whispering Hills Storm Damage Update

Since the major storm in late June, Girl Scouts River Valleys has been collaborating with contractors, engineers and insurance technical specialists to assess the significant damage to Camp Whispering Hills ...more Camp Whispering Hills Storm Damage Update

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August Town Hall Meetings + Delegate Dialogues

Register today for an August Town Hall meeting and participate in the continued dialogue on the 2014 council strategic plan. River Valleys is encouraging attendance at one of these meetings ...more August Town Hall Meetings + Delegate Dialogues

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Summer Camp Is In Full Swing

Camp provides girls with unique opportunities and the chance to make new friends while spending time outdoors. From kayaking on Big Marine Lake to playing basketball on the camp’s outdoor ...more Summer Camp Is In Full Swing

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This Week at Camp: Western Week

Howdy, cowgirls! Our campers had a great time posing for fun pictures during Western Week. From swimming to horses and archery, girls made great friends while experiencing all that camp ...more This Week at Camp: Western Week