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 […]

Girls Send Shoes to Lebanon

Eva in 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) set out to earn their Bronze Award by first studying three different countries to determine which one had a significant need surrounding children. They researched […]

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 […]