Girls’ Choice Badges Are Back!


Girls’ Choice Badges are back, and we can’t wait to see what they will choose! Now until November 15, girls can vote for one of three badge categories and select a badge topic. Here are this year’s choices: Outdoors Art in the Outdoors Camping Skills Outdoor Cooking STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Engineering Coding/E-textiles Life/Forensic Science Financial […]

Girl Scouts Tour Monticello Training Center


A total of 85 Girl Scouts between fourth and eighth grade and 25 leaders learned about nuclear science at the Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant Training Center on May 10. Scouts from Monticello, Buffalo and St. Michael, multiple Twin Cities suburbs and as far away as New Ulm rotated through six activities to earn their nuclear science […]

What’s a Boomwhacker? Our Juniors know!


Girl Scout Juniors attended Musician Badge Day at The Works in Bloomington on Saturday, April 26, 2014.  At this event girls learned about music instruments and three instrument families:  strings, percussion and wind. They experimented with xylophones, metal slinkies and boomwhackers (percussion tubes) to make different sounds. A highlight for the girls was designing and […]

Girl Scouts Badge Extravaganzas


As the troop leader for both a Girl Scout Daisy and a Junior troop, Girl Scouts River Valleys volunteer, Danielle knows that girls are busy, and the key to success is keeping them interested. To make the most of the time the troops have together, Danielle has developed what’s become known as the Girl Scout […]