Hanan + Yasmin

Hanan and Yasmin represent a new generation growing up in Minnesota. Born in the U.S. to Somali-born parents, the 13- and 14-year-olds balance cultural traditions such as traditional dress and hijabs (headscarves) with a love of One Direction and all music streaming on Pandora. Prior to joining Girl Scouts ConnectZ, after-school activities available to Hanan […]

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! […]

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 […]

Higher Award Reminders + Resources

Girl Scout at Award Ceremony

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, girls must submit their final reports by March 1. Final reports submitted after March 1 will be recognized the following year. As a reminder, project […]