Bullseye! Target a Career in STEM program

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Target’s new space in Brooklyn Park played host to girls and volunteers who got a close-up view of jobs available in science, technology, engineering, and math. First up, the whole group teamed up to use their observation skills and deductive reasoning to assemble a story. Each participant had a picture they needed to connect to the […]

Veteran Thanks Girl Scouts

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Parade season is upon us! The White Bear South Service Unit marched along with veterans and many other community members in the local Memorial Day Parade; the girls had a blast handing out flags, bookmarks, stickers, and tattoos. After the parade, the Girl Scouts watched a ceremony with service members of the community and veterans in […]

Girl Scouts Tour Monticello Training Center

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A total of 85 Girl Scouts between fourth and eighth grade and 25 leaders learned about nuclear science at the Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant Training Center on May 10. Scouts from Monticello, Buffalo and St. Michael, multiple Twin Cities suburbs and as far away as New Ulm rotated through six activities to earn their nuclear science […]

Working Together Works Better

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At Wacky Inventors, Girl Scouts used their imaginations and their planning skills to solve engineering challenges. Young inventors warmed up their minds by sharing creative movement ideas and building towers from newspaper, as they imagined great ways to improve tools they use every day. Then they were ready for the main challenge – a chain reaction or Rube Goldberg […]

Eating is the Easy Part

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Several local troops got a hands-on lesson about the farming cycle on Saturday, May 3. Troops 44607 (4th grade), 44735 (5th grade), and 44923 (5th & 6th grade) helped remove hay from garlic plants at Earth Dance Farm, an organic farm in Spring Valley, Minnesota. The girls also enjoyed a tour of the farm where they […]