ConnectZ Event – Pizza + Painters

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On June 10, 17 ConnectZ Girl Scouts had the opportunity to attend Pizza and Painters, an event organized by the staff at the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades building in Little Canada. Girls were given the opportunity to explore the incredible facility where union instructors train apprentices in painting, drywalling, glazing, and glass working.

ConnectZ Scrubs Camp

Scrub Camp

The Girl Scouts ConnectZ program partnered with HealthForce Minnesota to bring a unique career exploration opportunity to 200 high school Girl Scouts in the Rochester, Metro, and Mankato areas. Professors and researchers from Century College, Rochester Community and Technical College, Winona State – Rochester, and South Central College helped girls explore careers in the medical field […]

ConnectZ Alumnae Becomes ConnectZ Leader

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Cearah Hamilton recently joined the Girl Scouts staff as a Community Engagement Specialist, serving as a troop leader and mentor to dozens of young women who participate in our Girl Scouts ConnectZ program. Cearah couldn’t be more perfect for this role – she was a Girl Scout in a ConnectZ troop herself as a girl.

Girl Scouts Visit Historically Black Colleges

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This week we welcomed back 28 high school Girl Scouts who have returned from North Carolina, where they visited five public and private historically black colleges and universities. On their trip they had an opportunity to interview with admissions counselors and apply for these schools as well as visit several significant sites of the civil rights movement. Many of the students will […]