Love Your Planet with River Valleys!

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Join your Girl Scout sisters across the council as we celebrate the earth and everything on it with this year’s theme: It’s Your Planet – Love it! From Journeys and badges to council-wide initiatives, events, and shop swag, you can look forward to a Girl Scout year full of “going green.”

Fun With a Purpose

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In Girl Scouts, girls have fun with a purpose—and Troop 55640 did just that on Monday, December 1, when they took a field trip to A Taste of Love Bakery. The girls were able to work on earning their Business Owner badge, while throwing a birthday party. It wasn’t a sister Girl Scout they were celebrating; […]

What’s a Boomwhacker? Our Juniors know!

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Girl Scout Juniors attended Musician Badge Day at The Works in Bloomington on Saturday, April 26, 2014.  At this event girls learned about music instruments and three instrument families:  strings, percussion and wind. They experimented with xylophones, metal slinkies and boomwhackers (percussion tubes) to make different sounds. A highlight for the girls was designing and […]

Robotics Camp Empowers Girls

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Ten-year-old Olivia has short hair and glasses, a thoughtful demeanor and strong opinions about music. She likes Neon Trees, an alternative rock band, but unlike other girls her age, she has no love for boy bands or Taylor Swift. An only child, Olivia tends to act a little older than she looks, and she knows […]