Making a Difference Through Gold + Silver Awards

Girl Scout with Linda Keene and Deb Wilkinson

In 2013, 569 remarkable young women from Girl Scouts River Valleys completed their Girl Scout Gold and Silver Award projects, contributing more than 30,000 hours to their local and global communities. This represents a seventeen percent increase in higher award participation compared to last year. To receive the Girl Scout Gold and Silver Awards, girls […]

Girl Scout Ambassador Serves on Board of Directors

Kate Carroll

Attending board meetings and listening to budget talks may not be common for many girls in high school, but for Kate Carroll, these activities have become routine. Kate has 12 years of experience as a Girl Scout and is currently a Girl Scouts Ambassador—the perfect training for her role as a member of River Valleys’ […]

Higher Award Reminders + Resources

Girl Scout at Award Ceremony

The Girl Scout Gold Award and Silver Award are the highest awards in Girl Scouting. Report Deadline Approaching To be recognized at the 2013 Silver Award and Gold Award Ceremonies, girls must submit their final reports by March 1. Final reports submitted after March 1 will be recognized the following year. As a reminder, project […]

Sewn with Love

Kjerstin and two seniors sewing

Bundles of Love is a Minnesota volunteer organization that provides purchased and hand-made baby supplies to mothers in need. Kjerstin, a Girl Scout Ambassador, chose to help Bundles of Love for her Gold Award project. She gathered a group of volunteers from The Rivers, a senior living facility in Burnsville, and engaged them in her […]