Keeping the Spirit of Christmas Alive

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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 on its feet and moved into another home, Stacey felt it was time to give back. She recalled the support her family received to make […]

Adding Cheer at the Ronald McDonald House

Girls at counter

When girls from Troop 10756 recognized a need for new children’s activities at the Ronald McDonald House in Minneapolis, they seized the opportunity to help out and earned their Silver Award along the way. Sam, Mikenna, Bronwyn and Breezy teamed up for their Silver Award project and brought new light to kids and family members […]

Girl Scouts Take Action to Stop Bullying

Star, Ellie, Kaitlyn and Rachelle outside the movie "BULLY"

Four Girl Scout Cadettes from Eden Prairie completed their Silver Award this fall by raising awareness about bullying. Together they created videos that were shown in Eden Prairie schools during the month of October. Ellie, Kaitlyn, Rachelle and Star, members of troop 10785, brainstormed ideas for the videos, wrote scripts and then shot footage of […]

2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Girl Raking Leaves

Nominations are being sought for the 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. Girl Scouts who have recently earned Silver or Gold Awards are particularly good candidates. Girl Scouts can apply online at or Applications must be submitted to Girl Scouts River Valleys by November 6, 2012. Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River […]