Our Property Committee Would Like Your Input


River Valleys’ board of directors established a volunteer-led Long Range Property Planning Committee in 2009.  The committee that was installed in 2013 has been tasked with reviewing council properties and bringing a long-term property recommendation to the board of directors. The council property committee’s vision is to provide facilities that support the Girl Scout mission […]

Memories from 1999, Rediscovered


In the city of Minnetonka 15 years ago, fifth grade girls from Troop 82 agreed to seal away keepsakes from their lives in a time capsule held onto by one of their troop leaders, Chris Sullivan. The Star Tribune was there in 1999 when they closed up the capsule, documenting the various items the girls […]

Apply for the 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

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Girl Scouts in grades 5-12 who earned their Bronze, Silver, or Gold Award this year, would make a great candidate for a Prudential Sprit of Community Award. The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program is the United States’ largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer community service. The program was created in 1995 by […]

Attend a Higher Award Workshop or Webinar


Find out what it takes to earn the highest awards in Girl Scouts – the Bronze, Silver, and Gold Awards – at an upcoming workshop or webinar. Learn about the resources available to you through the council, review award requirements and information, brainstorm with other girls, and identify possible project opportunities in the community. Workshops […]

Join us at Town Hall Dialogues


As previously communicated, in partnership with service units at their September leader meeting, we are hosting Town Hall Dialogues throughout our jurisdiction. A portion of these service unit leader meetings will be dedicated to conversations around areas of membership engagement, outdoor program, and property, with representatives from the Membership Engagement and Property Committees facilitating. Your […]