Charting a Course and Going for It

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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 […]

2016 Girl Scouts River Valleys Annual Meeting

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Nearly 300 Girl Scouts – volunteers, leaders, girls, delegates, board members, and staff – attended the 2016 Girl Scouts River Valleys Annual Meeting in Rosemount, Minnesota on January 30. During the morning at the Adult Summit, Dr. Dale Blyth led an impactful lecture on youth development, while girl members made progress on the development of the […]

ConnectZ Alumnae Becomes ConnectZ Leader

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Cearah Hamilton recently joined the Girl Scouts staff as a Community Engagement Specialist, serving as a troop leader and mentor to dozens of young women who participate in our Girl Scouts ConnectZ program. Cearah couldn’t be more perfect for this role – she was a Girl Scout in a ConnectZ troop herself as a girl.

Volunteer Appreciation Week

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As part of Volunteer Appreciation Week, we want to say THANK YOU to all of our volunteers. River Valleys relies on nearly 11,000 dedicated, enthusiastic volunteers like you to lead our troops, help at camp, teach workshops, and more. We wouldn’t be the same without you.