The seventh annual Women of Distinction event is only a few weeks away, which will bring together Girl Scouts, River Valleys’ staff, and the larger community to celebrate the amazing things that girls are doing across the region. This program honors female leaders in the community who exemplify the Girl Scout mission and who are leading the […]
“None of us are immune from life’s challenges. Sometimes these challenges are small, and sometimes [they are] large, but they are often unexpected, unplanned, and sometimes even unimagined. But what if we thought differently? What if we expected these challenges and anticipated how we might be better prepared?” –Sophia Goettke, a River Valleys Gold Award Recipient It […]
The girls in Junior Troop 17126 from Excelsior, Minnesota are high achievers when it comes to community service. This year, they’re tackling their Bronze Award, and they’ll be incorporating both a local and global project. Their Bronze Award project aims to raise awareness about poverty, homelessness, and educational inequality.
On January 31, ConnectZ Girl Scouts celebrated the season in our winter wonderland at You Snow Girl. What a beautiful day to be outside at Camp Lakamaga! Girls cross-country skied, snow-shoed, made snow sculptures, tracked animals, and made winter crafts. They even gathered ’round the bonfire for s’mores!