Charting a Course and Going for It


Kitty Harris, now in her fourth year as a leader in Burnsville, Minnesota for her daughter’s very “spirited” Cadette troop, knows well the significance of helping girls chart their own course. From seemingly small practices like trying new snacks each meeting to setting larger goals like topping their cookies sales year-to-year and fundraising for a […]

Leadership + Lay Ups


 Last month, over 150 Girl Scouts attended the Leadership and Lay Ups event, hosted by Girl Scouts River Valleys and the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx Basketball Academy. The girls, whose program levels ranged from Daisies to Ambassadors, participated in a variety of activities which focused on basketball and leadership skills, on and off the court. Girl Scouts […]

Troop Recognized for Act of Service by U.S. Congressman John Kline


The Girl Scouts in River Valleys Junior troop 55500 were recently recognized by U.S. Congressman John Kline for their great act of community service at the “Star of the North” ceremony. These Girl Scouts were given a Congressional Certificate of Special Recognition at this annual event, which honors residents and organizations from Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District for their […]