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Juliette Develops a Passion for Service

When Hayley’s troop disbanded in the seventh grade, she thought she would probably quit, too. It didn’t seem like much fun to be a Girl Scout without a troop. But ...more Juliette Develops a Passion for Service

Jessica and Thanksgiving Meals on Wheels representative.

Finding the Confidence to Lead

Jessica Geroux was about to give up. Her Girl Scout Gold Award project was not going as planned, and she started to wonder if it was really worth the effort. ...more Finding the Confidence to Lead

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Gold Award Project Builds Rain Garden Awareness

Last summer, Girl Scout Michelle Smeaton built a 300-square-foot rain garden in Brooklyn Park. She installed it on public land because she wanted to educate her community about rain gardens ...more Gold Award Project Builds Rain Garden Awareness

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Girl Scout Organizes Updates for Historic Library

“I love to read and I love books,” Girl Scout Gwen Riemenschneider admits. “I spend most of my time in libraries.” That love for reading is why Gwen knew she wanted ...more Girl Scout Organizes Updates for Historic Library

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A Tough Experience Turns to Gold

Girl Scout Lexi Holsten knows what it’s like to live with pain. In sixth grade, she found out she has hemi hypertrophy, a condition where one side of the body grows ...more A Tough Experience Turns to Gold

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Pinky Promises to Stop Bullying

What’s more powerful than a pinky promise? Just ask Troop 43000, a group of Girl Scout Juniors who recently earned their Agent of Change Junior Journey Award through their efforts ...more Pinky Promises to Stop Bullying

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Inspiring Younger Girl Scouts

Olivia has been a Girl Scout for 12 years and knows a thing or two about scouting. She has earned her Girl Scout Bronze Award and Silver Award, attended and ...more Inspiring Younger Girl Scouts

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Movie Mania Toy Drive

For the last five years, nine Girl Scout Cadettes from Troop 52954 have helped ensure that all their classmates receive Christmas presents. Since Toys for Tots doesn’t reach as far ...more Movie Mania Toy Drive

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Keeping the Spirit of Christmas Alive

When Lonsdale Girl Scout Stacey and her six-person family lost their home, they were grateful for the support they received to get through tough times. After her family got back ...more Keeping the Spirit of Christmas Alive

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Cookie Seller Doesn’t Let Anything Get in Her Way

If you needed to have surgery, what time of year would you schedule it? Maybe early January, after the busy holiday season? Or, during the summer when you have more ...more Cookie Seller Doesn’t Let Anything Get in Her Way