August Town Hall Meetings + Delegate Dialogues

GS Volunteer

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 in lieu of Fall Launch meetings. Locations + Dates St. Paul—August 13 Mankato—August 14 Plymouth—August 19 Rochester—August 20 Online—August 22 Also, look for a session at […]

Summer Camp Is In Full Swing

Girl participating in archery

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 court, the possibilities for exploration are endless. Kesley, a member of Troop 43057, has been attending Girl Scout Camp for the past two years. This […]

Gold Award Project Builds Rain Garden Awareness

Michelle and volunteers stand behind completed rain garden.

Last summer, Girl Scout Michelle Smeaton built a 300-square-foot rain garden in Brooklyn Park. She installed it on public land because she wanted to educate her community about rain gardens and preventing water pollution. Located adjacent to a parking lot in River Park near the Mississippi River, the garden takes rainwater runoff from the parking lot and hard […]

Leading Girls for 11 Years + Beyond

Nancy with troop

When Nancy Bollweg’s daughter first enrolled in Girl Scouts, her troop was in need of another leader. Nancy graciously volunteered to help lead the group of Girl Scout Daisies. It has been 11 years since Nancy became a troop leader and she couldn’t be more proud of the eight girls she still leads today. She […]