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Lake Nokomis Encampment with Special Guests

During the summer months, many service units coordinate encampments (camping weekends) for their troops. These events are a great way for girls and volunteers to meet other people in their service unit ...more Lake Nokomis Encampment with Special Guests

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2015 Higher Award Ceremonies

This month, Girl Scouts River Valleys held two ceremonies to honor Gold and Silver Award recipients. Family and friends gathered to recognize the service and leadership of these young women as ...more 2015 Higher Award Ceremonies

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ConnectZ Event – Pizza + Painters

On June 10, 17 ConnectZ Girl Scouts had the opportunity to attend Pizza and Painters, an event organized by the staff at the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades building ...more ConnectZ Event – Pizza + Painters

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ConnectZ Scrubs Camp

The Girl Scouts ConnectZ program partnered with HealthForce Minnesota to bring a unique career exploration opportunity to 200 high school Girl Scouts in the Rochester, Metro, and Mankato areas. Professors ...more ConnectZ Scrubs Camp

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Daisy Troop Collects 45 lbs. of Pop Tops

Daisy Troop 34518 from Fairmont, MN set a goal to collect 11,000 pop tabs during their Girl Scout year to donate the Ronald McDonald House. The funds generated from recycling these ...more Daisy Troop Collects 45 lbs. of Pop Tops

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Gold Award Recipient’s Butterfly Project Featured in Pioneer Press + WCCO

Girl Scouts River Valleys’ Gold Award recipient, Andrea Rustad, was featured in the Twin Cities Pioneer Press and on WCCO this month for her project, “Feed and Flutter: Promoting Monarch Habitats” that addressed the declining ...more Gold Award Recipient’s Butterfly Project Featured in Pioneer Press + WCCO

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Girl Scouts Visit Historically Black Colleges

This week we welcomed back 28 high school Girl Scouts who have returned from North Carolina, where they visited five public and private historically black colleges and universities. On their trip they had an opportunity to ...more Girl Scouts Visit Historically Black Colleges

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Travel the U.S. with Girl Scouts

Are you excited to pack up your troop for a visit to places unknown? No sure where to begin? Look no further! A Girls Travel U.S. training will be offered ...more Travel the U.S. with Girl Scouts

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Fun With a Purpose

In Girl Scouts, girls have fun with a purpose—and Troop 55640 did just that on Monday, December 1, when they took a field trip to A Taste of Love Bakery. The ...more Fun With a Purpose

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Planning Provides Amazing Adventure

  This past summer, Julia McKenzie, along with her entire troop, took a 10-day trip to Savannah, Georgia, to visit the birthplace of Girl Scouts. But the trip didn’t happen ...more Planning Provides Amazing Adventure