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2013 Community Cleanup Patch

Take the Water Quality Pledge

Join the sisterhood and make the world a better place by participating in local community cleanups, October 15–November 15! Commit to taking personal actions in your daily life that help ...more Take the Water Quality Pledge

2013 Community Cleanup Patch

Community Cleanup for Water Quality

Join your sister Girl Scouts for the 2013 Community Cleanup for Water Quality. With the generous support from 3M and consultation from expert partners such as the Freshwater Society and ...more Community Cleanup for Water Quality

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Quietly + Confidently Paving Her Own Way

Ellen isn’t the loudest person in the room and it might take a little while to get to know her. But if you stop a moment to see her with ...more Quietly + Confidently Paving Her Own Way

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Juliette Develops a Passion for Service

When Hayley’s troop disbanded in the seventh grade, she thought she would probably quit, too. It didn’t seem like much fun to be a Girl Scout without a troop. But ...more Juliette Develops a Passion for Service

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Finding the Confidence to Lead

Jessica Geroux was about to give up. Her Girl Scout Gold Award project was not going as planned, and she started to wonder if it was really worth the effort. ...more Finding the Confidence to Lead

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Gold Award Project Builds Rain Garden Awareness

Last summer, Girl Scout Michelle Smeaton built a 300-square-foot rain garden in Brooklyn Park. She installed it on public land because she wanted to educate her community about rain gardens ...more Gold Award Project Builds Rain Garden Awareness

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Volunteer at Second Harvest Heartland

On the first Saturday of each month, Second Harvest Heartland opens its doors to youth groups and families for Youth Service Day. Volunteers sort and re-pack donated food into consumer-size ...more Volunteer at Second Harvest Heartland

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Girl Scout Organizes Updates for Historic Library

“I love to read and I love books,” Girl Scout Gwen Riemenschneider admits. “I spend most of my time in libraries.” That love for reading is why Gwen knew she wanted ...more Girl Scout Organizes Updates for Historic Library

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Making a Difference Through Gold + Silver Awards

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 ...more Making a Difference Through Gold + Silver Awards

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Library Memorial Honors Schaffhausen Girls

The girls of the Kinni-Croix Valley, St. Croix Central, and Woodwind service units raised money to help create a memorial honoring the three Schaffhausen girls killed in July 2012. Unveiled ...more Library Memorial Honors Schaffhausen Girls