Camp Whispering Hills Storm Damage Update

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Since the major storm in late June, Girl Scouts River Valleys has been collaborating with contractors, engineers and insurance technical specialists to assess the significant damage to Camp Whispering Hills in Houston County. You can view this map to see an overview of the damage. In order to complete all the work needed to make Camp […]

August Town Hall Meetings + Delegate Dialogues

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Register today for an August Town Hall meeting and participate in the continued dialogue on the 2014 council strategic plan. River Valleys is encouraging attendance at one of these meetings in lieu of Fall Launch meetings. Locations + Dates St. Paul—August 13 Mankato—August 14 Plymouth—August 19 Rochester—August 20 Online—August 22 Also, look for a session at […]

Summer Camp Is In Full Swing

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Camp provides girls with unique opportunities and the chance to make new friends while spending time outdoors. From kayaking on Big Marine Lake to playing basketball on the camp’s outdoor court, the possibilities for exploration are endless. Kesley, a member of Troop 43057, has been attending Girl Scout Camp for the past two years. This […]

Lend a Hand at the Minnesota State Fair

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Volunteer at Little Farm Hands at the Minnesota State Fair with your friends, family or troop for a three-hour shift, August 31 or September 1 and enjoy free admission for the day. Little Farm Hands at the Fair is a hands-on agricultural education exhibit for children, ages 3–10. Volunteers are needed to guide children and their families […]

Volunteer at Second Harvest Heartland

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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 packages from 9–11:30 am. Second Harvest Heartland then distributes these re-packaged items to food shelves and soup kitchens that serve people at risk for hunger. […]