Girl Scouts across our council have been busy this summer working on their higher awards, like Emily, KyLee, and Thea in Belle Plaine, Minnesota. For their Silver Award project, Emily and KyLee started “Cuddles 4 Comfort,” an initiative to collect stuffed animals, notebooks, pencils, and books that can be given to children in crisis. KyLee’s was […]
Malala Yousafzai embodies all of the things we value at Girl Scouts – with extraordinary courage, confidence, and character, she is taking action to make the world a better place. Malala was the youngest person ever to receive a Nobel Peace Prize after turning a horrific attack by the Taliban into a platform to advocate for […]
Girl Scout Juniors in Troop 55090 made and donated hearing aid bling to help other kids who are deaf and hard of hearing be more confident in themselves. A hearing aid bling is an accessory that is designed and decorated to add a little bit of “sparkle and fun” to hearing aids. Troop 55090’s efforts […]
As part of her Gold Award project on Brain Injury and Stroke Recovery, Erin Hill presented staff and patients of University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital with seven body socks. These bright, stretchy tools apply pressure on the central nervous system, which can calm individuals and assist with sensory regulation. Often, patients need body socks […]
Girl Scout troop 54206 from Roseville, MN stopped by Twin Cities PBS to earn their Media Badges last week, and the station put them to work!