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Build Summer Memories at Robotic Camps

Take advantage of River Valleys’ engaging robotics camps that are happening throughout the summer. These popular camps spark curiosity and introduce girls to how technology works. Enroll your girl today and fight off ...more Build Summer Memories at Robotic Camps

Girl Scouts Learn From Robotics Team

Girl Scouts Learn From Robotics Team

The Chanhassen High School robotics team, the Stormbots, visited River Valleys Troop 10402 to demonstrate the robots they created for an upcoming competition. Along with the demonstration, the girls learned how ...more Girl Scouts Learn From Robotics Team

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Girl Scouts Participate in Robotics Day Camp in Minneapolis

Last week, over 30 local Girl Scouts gathered at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Minneapolis to attend the first of five Robotics Day Camps being offered this summer. ...more Girl Scouts Participate in Robotics Day Camp in Minneapolis

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Girl Scouts Learn About Nuclear Science and Technology

Nearly 90 River Valleys’ Girl Scouts attended the recent council-sponsored event Behind the Scenes — Nuclear Science and Technology, where they toured the Xcel Energy Nuclear Power Plant in Monticello, ...more Girl Scouts Learn About Nuclear Science and Technology

Girl Scouts Taylor (middle) and Ryan (right) with their mother and Girl Scout volunteer, Tammy (left).

Local Girl Scout Led Robotics Team to Regional Award

Local Girl Scout Taylor led her robotics team to the top at FIRST’s Minnesota 10,000 Lakes Regional competition. Her team, Stampede Robotics, based at Breck in Minneapolis, MN, was awarded ...more Local Girl Scout Led Robotics Team to Regional Award

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West Summit STEM Encampment Encouraged Curiosity and Friendship

Nearly 200 Girl Scouts from St. Paul in grades 1–10 gathered at Camp Lakamaga this President’s Day weekend for West Summit Service Unit’s STEM Encampment. The girls, along with over ...more West Summit STEM Encampment Encouraged Curiosity and Friendship

NPR Covers the Girl Scouts New Badges

NPR Covers the Girl Scouts New Badges

On National Public Radio (NPR), All Things Considered, host Guy Raz interviewed Alisha Niehause of the Girls Scouts of the USA to talk about the new system of badges.   ...more NPR Covers the Girl Scouts New Badges

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Science of Hockey

We wanted to share a fun opportunity where you can experience how “cool” science can be. The Science of Hockey is a unique educational opportunity created to celebrate the 2011 ...more Science of Hockey

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Girl Scouts go Geochaching

Girl Scout Troop 40044 went geocaching on Saturday, April 11. We found seven geocaches. Geocaching is modern-day treasure hunting. Geocaching websites list caches, their latitudes and longitudes, and hints to ...more Girl Scouts go Geochaching

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Local Girl Scouts Win National Honors

Third grade Girl Scout Troop 52997 has won honors in two categories in the 2009 Kids’ Science Challenge. The girls were the only ones nationwide to place in two categories—an ...more Local Girl Scouts Win National Honors