Girl-Created Video Aims to Attract New ConnectZ Members

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Ask the Girl Scouts in this new video what time it is, and they will probably yell back in chorus that it is “Girl Scout ConnectZ time!” The ninth and tenth grade girls from Richfield, Armstrong, and Cooper High Schools were looking for a way to encourage participation in Girl Scouting through ConnectZ. Working with […]

Rewards of Volunteering Come in Quiet Moments + Hugs

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  As an engineer at Donaldson Companies, hugs are not part of Kay Hatlestad’s standard greeting, but they are exactly what she is swarmed with anytime she stops by Edgerton or Harambee Elementary in Maplewood to see her Girl Scout troop. As a leader for her daughter’s troop for 10 years, Kay Hatlestad loved every […]

Girls Scouts Eases Move to Minnesota

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  As Girl Scout Daisies in Ohio last year, Ava and Ella were surrounded by friends, but a career opportunity for their mom transferred the family to Minnesota this past summer. While the girls were nervous about a new house, new friends, and a new school, their parents, Lynette and Moose, assured the girls that […]

Girl Scouts Badge Extravaganzas

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As the troop leader for both a Girl Scout Daisy and a Junior troop, Girl Scouts River Valleys volunteer, Danielle knows that girls are busy, and the key to success is keeping them interested. To make the most of the time the troops have together, Danielle has developed what’s become known as the Girl Scout […]

Community Service at Children’s Hospital

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Who does Troop 14297 want to help through community service projects? Babies and puppies of course! The girls from Troop 14297 got to help one of those groups—babies—alongside 200 other Girl Scout sisters at Children’s Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota in October. Children’s is a long-time favorite for local Girl Scouts who want to help […]