Girl Scouts Badge Extravaganzas


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


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 […]

New Resources are Available for Troop Leaders


Looking for help with troop operations, STEM, or planning your troop year? New resources are available to help you with a number of activities. Troop Support Specialists These River Valleys staff members specialize in specific areas of Girl Scout knowledge. They can assist you with questions regarding troop operations, program level resources, STEM, higher awards […]

Preserving the Past for Future Girl Scouts

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In 1953, Girl Scout Brownies attending day camp in Austin, Minnesota used clothespins to hang their bag lunches on a line. That image is now one of 129 photos, documents and other historical items that have been digitally preserved in Minnesota Reflections, a project of the Minnesota Digital Library (MDL). Organizations must apply to MDL to […]