Rochester 13-Year-Old is ‘Elite’ Cookie Seller

Emily, a Girl Scout Cadette from Rochester, MN is one of River Valleys’ top cookie sellers, having sold over 2,000 packages during each of the last two years. Read more about what Emily has learned from the Girl Scout Cookie Program Activity and which rewards have motivated her in this article from the Rochester Post […]

Top Cookie Seller Jonie + Local Girl Scouts Kick Off Cookie Sale

Northfield Girl Scout Jonie has big goals this year. In addition to her personal goal of selling 1,000 boxes, she is raising funds with another troop member for their Girl Scout Silver Award project to help the local Humane Society raise community awareness. Learn more in this story from the Northfield News.

Girl Scouts Learn From Robotics Team

The Chanhassen High School robotics team, the Stormbots, visited River Valleys Troop 10402 to demonstrate the robots they created for an upcoming competition. Along with the demonstration, the girls learned how the robots were constructed from a box of parts that included amp circuit breakers, analog breakout board, batteries, cable ties, wires, cable splitters, power converters, a […]

Cargill Donates $2,500 to Girl Scouts

Cargill recently presented a Cargill Cares Volunteer Award to Laina Rajala and Debra Schatz of Albert Lea for their outstanding volunteer service. Rajala was recognized for her 10 years as a Girl Scouts troop leader and Schatz for her 20 years with the Boy Scouts. To recognize their commitment to youth in the community, Cargill […]

Leader of the Pack: Local Girl Tops Cookie Sales

Girl Scout Senior Ashley, from Mankato, MN,  has learned a lot over her years participating in the Girl Scout Cookie Program Activity, and has a goal this year to earn Cookie Credits to help her with a destinations trip to San Fransisco. Read more about her sales tips with the Mankato Free Press.