Girl-Created Video Aims to Attract New ConnectZ Members

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Ask the Girl Scouts in this new video what time it is, and they will probably yell back in chorus that it is “Girl Scout ConnectZ time!” The ninth and tenth grade girls from Richfield, Armstrong, and Cooper High Schools were looking for a way to encourage participation in Girl Scouting through ConnectZ. Working with […]

Summer is for Girl Scouts at Freedom School

Freedom School Performance

While summer can signal a slowdown in activities for some Girl Scout troops, that’s definitely not the case for a Girl Scout ConnectZ group involved with the Freedom School summer academic program in St. Paul. More than 80 girls in kindergarten through eighth grade met twice a week throughout July and August to explore sisterhood, […]

Hmong Girls Learn About their Cultural Identity

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What does it mean to be Hmong? This is a question that Hmong girls from Girl Scouts ConnectZ and across the metro encountered at the Hmong Women Circle’s Hmong Odyssey Retreat held at Camp Singing Hills last month. The two-day retreat consisted of small group discussions, team-building exercises and identity activities. Most significant was the […]

Latina Conference—Girls Connect, Discover + Learn

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More than 500 young women from around the state of Minnesota attended the Latina Youth Conference at St. Paul College on March 15. The girls, 120 of whom were Girl Scout ConnectZ, enjoyed a day full of networking, financial literacy presentations and career-focused workshops. The girls broke off into classrooms throughout the college to listen […]