Camp Whispering Hills Closed for 2014 Season

Due to significant infrastructure damage sustained during flash flooding in June and October of this year, Camp Whispering Hills will remain closed for the 2014 camp season. Damages at Camp Whispering Hills pose a significant safety hazard, and costs of remediation are estimated to be in excess of one million dollars. Summer 2014 residential and […]

Camping + Laughter Lead to a Lifetime of Connections


Laughter comes easily for mother and daughter Therese and Mary Britts, especially when the two start talking Girl Scouts. Therese is the matriarch of an exceptional family of Girl Scouts that includes eight daughters and five granddaughters. In her decades volunteering as a Girl Scout leader, Therese mentored more than 100 girls in Robbinsdale, MN. […]

Why We Give to Girl Scouts


Amy Kroll fondly remembers that her first experiences in making independent decisions and setting goals came through her participation in Girl Scouts. As she worked on badges, sold cookies, and collaborated with other girls on troop projects, Amy gained confidence in her ability to succeed at challenging tasks—and a future leader was born. Amy’s passion […]

Fall Closures


All River Valleys shops and offices will be closed on Tuesday, November 5 for staff meetings. Our online shop will remain open, and you can always find shop contact information and upcoming closures on our Shop Hours + Locations page. Additional Closures As we approach the holiday season, please plan ahead for additional closures: Thanksgiving: Wednesday, […]