On October 13, River Valleys’ Girl Scouts:
- Prevented algae growth by cleaning up organic debris in their communities
- Distributed 50,000 door hangers to educate the community about the importance of keeping storm drains clear
- Marked storm drains with “Only rain down the storm drain” messaging
Centennial Day of Service Pictures
Here are a few Day of Service pictures from the Southeast region. Visit our Flickr page to see photos from the whole council.
2012 Take Action Project
Leaves + water = algae = dead fish
This will keep our water safe and clean by preventing 10 million pounds of algae growth.
Clean Our Communities
On the Centennial Day of Service, girls raked, swept, bagged and removed loose dirt, grass and leaves from public spaces.
Mark Storm Drains
Girls used these stencils and markers on storm drains to educate the community about the importance of only allowing rain down the storm drains.
Educate the Community
Girls distributed our Community Day of Service door hangers to educate their neighbors on the importance of keeping drains clear.
Day of Service Sustainability
Girl Scouts River Valleys worked to make sure that the materials used with the Centennial Day of Service were environmentally friendly. You can review these sites and documents to learn more about our clean-up and education tools: