STEM Passion Leads to Hollywood


Andrea’s love of hands-on activities started early in her Girl Scout journey. Throughout the years, her passion for figuring out how things work sparked her interest in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) career. As a high school senior and wanting to learn as much as possible about women in STEM careers, Andrea entered […]

Top Sellers for 2013 Snacks + Magazines


The two-week selling window for the annual Snacks + Magazines is just the type of challenge 10-year-old Girl Scout, Bridget likes to take on. Bridget’s parents are business owners, and knowing her parents often give clients gifts for the holidays, Bridget looked to the small businesses in her family’s circle of friends. Bridget then approached […]

5 Key Findings About Girls + Financial Literacy


In Girl Scouting, girls hone their financial literacy skills through practice and engagement—they build and manage their own cookie business every year and earn financial badges like the Financing My Future Badge or the Money Manager Badge. Girl Scout Research Institute Study Girl Scout Research Institute (GSRI) recently conducted a survey of 1,000 girls ages […]

Thank You for Giving to the Max


More than 233 people stepped up to be champions for girl leadership on Thursday, November 14 for Give to the Max Day. Girl Scouts supporters spread the word to family and friends, and helped bring in an overall total of $17,359!             $17,359 is enough to provide 1,157 memberships to […]

Girl Scouts Badge Extravaganzas


As the troop leader for both a Girl Scout Daisy and a Junior troop, Girl Scouts River Valleys volunteer, Danielle knows that girls are busy, and the key to success is keeping them interested. To make the most of the time the troops have together, Danielle has developed what’s become known as the Girl Scout […]