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 […]

Leading Girls for 11 Years + Beyond

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When Nancy Bollweg’s daughter first enrolled in Girl Scouts, her troop was in need of another leader. Nancy graciously volunteered to help lead the group of Girl Scout Daisies. It has been 11 years since Nancy became a troop leader and she couldn’t be more proud of the eight girls she still leads today. She […]

A Troop Dad with a Passion for the Outdoors

Jamison with his daughter's troop

When Skylar became a Girl Scout Brownie, her dad Jamison first thought, “How can I twist this to get me involved?” He discovered a great way—to become her Girl Scout troop co-leader. During Skylar’s first year of Girl Scouts, Jamison did everything he could to help her earn badges. During her second year, one of […]