Introducing the New Girl Scout S’mores Cookies!

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Today, National S’mores Day, Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) announced, in celebration of 100 years of Girl Scouts selling cookies, that the organization will introduce two commemorative Girl Scout S’mores™ cookies. Girl Scouts River Valleys will add one of the newly introduced cookies to its 2017 lineup, where it will join classics like Thin Mints®, […]

Launching into the New Girl Scout Year

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Last weekend, over 200 service unit team volunteers attended our Fall Launch – an event to launch into the new Girl Scout year in style. We were thrilled that so many of our volunteers could join us – people traveled from the farthest reaches of our council, including St. James, Fairmont, Winnebago, Winona, and even Estherville, Iowa! The festivities kicked off […]

Silver + Gold Superstars in Belle Plaine, MN

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Girl Scouts across our council have been busy this summer working on their higher awards, like Emily, KyLee, and Thea in Belle Plaine, Minnesota. For their Silver Award project, Emily and KyLee started “Cuddles 4 Comfort,” an initiative to collect stuffed animals, notebooks, pencils, and books that can be given to children in crisis. KyLee’s was […]

Making an Impact with Malala

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Malala Yousafzai embodies all of the things we value at Girl Scouts – with extraordinary courage, confidence, and character, she is taking action to make the world a better place. Malala was the youngest person ever to receive a Nobel Peace Prize after turning a horrific attack by the Taliban into a platform to advocate for […]

Welding, Drafting, and Designing at Rosie’s Girls Day Camp

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Over 40 Girl Scouts rolled up their sleeves at Rosie’s Girls day camp, where they learned to weld, wire, build, draft, and design. These middle schoolers embodied Rosie the Riveter as they got their hands dirty, took positive risks, and tried new things! This June, Girl Scouts River Valleys, in partnership with Dunwoody College of Technology, […]