Girl Scout Provides Playground for Homeless Children

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River Valleys Girl Scout Sarah Defranco wanted to make an impact on the lives of children experiencing homelessness in New Richmond, WI. Her Gold Award Project involved installing a playground at a homeless center and providing additional games and activities for children to use during their stay. Read more about Defranco’s project and the impact […]

2015 Gold + Silver Award Ceremonies

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Each year, Girl Scouts River Valleys honors its Gold and Silver Award Recipients at an annual recognition event. Family and friends gather to recognize the service and leadership of girls who earn Girl Scouting’s highest awards.

Gold Award Project Increases Interest in STEM

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Did you know that 81% of all high school girls are interested in pursuing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) careers, but only 13% say it is their first choice, with about half of all girls believing that STEM isn’t a typical career path for girls? (Generation STEM: What Girls Say about Science, Technology, Engineering, […]

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 […]