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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

Michelle and volunteers stand behind completed rain garden.

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

Gwen installs birdhouse outside Newport Library.

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

Lexi holding binder of Clownfish workout plans.

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

Girl Scout with Linda Keene and Deb Wilkinson

Making a Difference Through Gold + Silver Awards

In 2013, 569 remarkable young women from Girl Scouts River Valleys completed their Girl Scout Gold and Silver Award projects, contributing more than 30,000 hours to their local and global ...more Making a Difference Through Gold + Silver Awards

Kjerstin and two seniors sewing

Sewn with Love

Bundles of Love is a Minnesota volunteer organization that provides purchased and hand-made baby supplies to mothers in need. Kjerstin, a Girl Scout Ambassador, chose to help Bundles of Love ...more Sewn with Love

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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

Alexa on a farm

Gold Award Takes Alexa to Africa

For as long as she can remember, Alexa wanted to do service work in Africa. An active Girl Scout since the first grade and now a junior in high school, ...more Gold Award Takes Alexa to Africa

Girl Scout Haley with Cozy Care Packages to distribute to hospitalized children.

Two Hudson Teens Earn Girl Scout Gold Award

Two Girl Scouts from Hudson, WI, recently marked a major milestone by earning Girl Scouts’ highest achievement, the Girl Scout Gold Award. To earn this award, a girl must dedicate ...more Two Hudson Teens Earn Girl Scout Gold Award