Cadettes, Become More MEdia Savvy

Cadette MEdia Journey Award

Whether you’re an aspiring journalist or just like to watch the news from time-to-time, the media has an effect on you and the world. Discover the media’s role in society by completing the Cadette MEdia Journey. Learn how to better interpret media messages, counteract stereotypes and work together to make your own public service announcement! […]

Animal Habitats Badge Day for Girl Scout Juniors


Visit the Minnesota Zoo and discover a variety of animal habitats. Explore the differences between domestic dogs and wolves, and learn how animals care for their offspring. Trek through the tropics, investigate what life is like for creatures living in danger and find out how animals adapt to environmental changes. Girls will leave prepared to […]

The New Planning Guides Make It Easy

Troop leader writing on a chalk board

In order to make the troop planning process as easy as possible, River Valleys replaced Program Essentials with Planning Guides this year. The online, interactive guides help you customize your year as your girls become well-rounded leaders through Journey awards, badges and patches. Each skill-building area offers a variety of ways to engage in learning […]