STEM Passion Leads to Hollywood

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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

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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 […]

Camp Lockeslea Update

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The Metropolitan Council sewer project that led to the closing of Camp Lockeslea is fully underway. To date, the contractor has removed more than 5,000 cubic yards of dirt, which translates to approximately 500 dump truck loads. In addition, they have constructed a temporary causeway into the Mississippi that in conjunction with a construction barge […]

5 Key Findings About Girls + Financial Literacy

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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

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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 […]