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Girl Scouts at Monticello Plant

Xcel Opens Its Monticello Plant to Girl Scouts

Do you know how fission helps a boiling water reactor make electricity, or are you familiar with the structure of an atom? More than 80 Girl Scout Juniors can now ...more Xcel Opens Its Monticello Plant to Girl Scouts

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Robotics Camp Empowers Girls

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 ...more Robotics Camp Empowers Girls

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Girls + Science at the Science Museum

Join Girl Scouts River Valleys and FOX 9 for Girls & Science on Saturday, October 12, 10:00 am–4:00 pm at the Science Museum of Minnesota. Admission is free for up ...more Girls + Science at the Science Museum

Mikaela and her team decide how to program their car.

Robotics Isn’t Hard—It’s Fun!

Mikaela was worried Girl Scout Robotics Camp would be really hard. Even though she’s a bright, thoughtful 11-year-old who’s very interested in science and math, she’d never done Robotics before ...more Robotics Isn’t Hard—It’s Fun!

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Hanan + Yasmin

Hanan and Yasmin represent a new generation growing up in Minnesota. Born in the U.S. to Somali-born parents, the 13- and 14-year-olds balance cultural traditions such as traditional dress and ...more Hanan + Yasmin

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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