Mentorship + Sisterhood at a Healthy Living Event

Allina Health Patch

When more than 90 K–5 girls gathered at Wyoming Elementary in the Forest Lake School District in late October, they were there to learn about healthy living and spend time with other Girl Scouts in their school—but they also left with an unexpected lesson. Girl Scout volunteer Michelle DuBois and her troop of fourth graders […]

Cookie Clip Contest

Have your Girl Scouts showcase their creativity and get ready for the Cookie Program by creating a short video. Consider having the girls answer one of the following questions: What do you learn from selling cookies? What is the best way to approach a customer? How do you promote the Cookie Program? Entry Requirements Girls […]

Girls Scouts Eases Move to Minnesota


  As Girl Scout Daisies in Ohio last year, Ava and Ella were surrounded by friends, but a career opportunity for their mom transferred the family to Minnesota this past summer. While the girls were nervous about a new house, new friends, and a new school, their parents, Lynette and Moose, assured the girls that […]

Cookie Advice from a Cookie Service Unit Manager


Even though Ellen Itskovich’s previous cookie experience was limited to supporting her daughters as they sold Girl Scout cookies, in 2013 she stepped up to fill the vacant Highlanders/Kewaydin service unit cookie manager position. Once she was educated on all the channels available to troop leaders and parents, Ellen made it her top priority to […]