Girl Scouts Visit Historically Black Colleges


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 […]

Girl-Created Video Aims to Attract New ConnectZ Members


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

Girls doing archery

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 […]