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Lexi holding binder of Clownfish workout plans.

A Tough Experience Turns to Gold

Girl Scout Lexi Holsten knows what it’s like to live with pain. In sixth grade, she found out she has hemi hypertrophy, a condition where one side of the body grows ...more A Tough Experience Turns to Gold

Girl Scout with Linda Keene and Deb Wilkinson

Making a Difference Through Gold + Silver Awards

In 2013, 569 remarkable young women from Girl Scouts River Valleys completed their Girl Scout Gold and Silver Award projects, contributing more than 30,000 hours to their local and global ...more Making a Difference Through Gold + Silver Awards

Girl Scout at Award Ceremony

Higher Award Reminders + Resources

The Girl Scout Gold Award and Silver Award are the highest awards in Girl Scouting. Report Deadline Approaching To be recognized at the 2013 Silver Award and Gold Award Ceremonies, ...more Higher Award Reminders + Resources

Eva in Lebanon

Girls Send Shoes to Lebanon

To earn a Gold, Silver or Bronze Award, Girl Scouts must create a project that displays leadership and engages the community. Three girls from Troop 13179 (Eva, Caroline and Amani) ...more Girls Send Shoes to Lebanon

Kjerstin and two seniors sewing

Sewn with Love

Bundles of Love is a Minnesota volunteer organization that provides purchased and hand-made baby supplies to mothers in need. Kjerstin, a Girl Scout Ambassador, chose to help Bundles of Love ...more Sewn with Love

Girls sitting on a bench

100 Acts of Kindness for 100 Years of Girl Scouting

One of the focus areas of Girl Scouts’ Centennial year has been taking action through service. Troop 30167 took it to heart with their Silver Award project. Hannah, Mattea and ...more 100 Acts of Kindness for 100 Years of Girl Scouting

Girls at counter

Adding Cheer at the Ronald McDonald House

When girls from Troop 10756 recognized a need for new children’s activities at the Ronald McDonald House in Minneapolis, they seized the opportunity to help out and earned their Silver ...more Adding Cheer at the Ronald McDonald House

Alexa on a farm

Gold Award Takes Alexa to Africa

For as long as she can remember, Alexa wanted to do service work in Africa. An active Girl Scout since the first grade and now a junior in high school, ...more Gold Award Takes Alexa to Africa

Star, Ellie, Kaitlyn and Rachelle outside the movie "BULLY"

Girl Scouts Take Action to Stop Bullying

Four Girl Scout Cadettes from Eden Prairie completed their Silver Award this fall by raising awareness about bullying. Together they created videos that were shown in Eden Prairie schools during ...more Girl Scouts Take Action to Stop Bullying

Girl Raking Leaves

2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Nominations are being sought for the 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. Girl Scouts who have recently earned Silver or Gold Awards are particularly good candidates. Girl Scouts can apply ...more 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards