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Juliette Develops a Passion for Service

When Hayley’s troop disbanded in the seventh grade, she thought she would probably quit, too. It didn’t seem like much fun to be a Girl Scout without a troop. But ...more Juliette Develops a Passion for Service

Jessica and Thanksgiving Meals on Wheels representative.

Finding the Confidence to Lead

Jessica Geroux was about to give up. Her Girl Scout Gold Award project was not going as planned, and she started to wonder if it was really worth the effort. ...more Finding the Confidence to Lead

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Gold Award Project Builds Rain Garden Awareness

Last summer, Girl Scout Michelle Smeaton built a 300-square-foot rain garden in Brooklyn Park. She installed it on public land because she wanted to educate her community about rain gardens ...more Gold Award Project Builds Rain Garden Awareness

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A Tough Experience Turns to Gold

Girl Scout Lexi Holsten knows what it’s like to live with pain. In sixth grade, she found out she has hemi hypertrophy, a condition where one side of the body grows ...more A Tough Experience Turns to Gold

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Making a Difference Through Gold + Silver Awards

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 ...more Making a Difference Through Gold + Silver Awards

Girl Scout at Award Ceremony

Higher Award Reminders + Resources

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, ...more Higher Award Reminders + Resources

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Girls Send Shoes to Lebanon

To earn a Gold, Silver or Bronze Award, Girl Scouts must create a project that displays leadership and engages the community. Three girls from Troop 13179 (Eva, Caroline and Amani) ...more Girls Send Shoes to Lebanon

Kjerstin and two seniors sewing

Sewn with Love

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 ...more Sewn with Love

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100 Acts of Kindness for 100 Years of Girl Scouting

One of the focus areas of Girl Scouts’ Centennial year has been taking action through service. Troop 30167 took it to heart with their Silver Award project. Hannah, Mattea and ...more 100 Acts of Kindness for 100 Years of Girl Scouting

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Keeping the Spirit of Christmas Alive

When Lonsdale Girl Scout Stacey and her six-person family lost their home, they were grateful for the support they received to get through tough times. After her family got back ...more Keeping the Spirit of Christmas Alive