Camping + Laughter Lead to a Lifetime of Connections

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Laughter comes easily for mother and daughter Therese and Mary Britts, especially when the two start talking Girl Scouts. Therese is the matriarch of an exceptional family of Girl Scouts that includes eight daughters and five granddaughters. In her decades volunteering as a Girl Scout leader, Therese mentored more than 100 girls in Robbinsdale, MN. […]

New Resources are Available for Troop Leaders

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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 […]

First Lady’s Special Girl Scout Message

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Watch this exciting video from Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) that features Honorary Girl Scouts National President, Michelle Obama. Please share it with your friends and networks. The First Lady emphasizes the important role that volunteers play in the Girl Scout movement, and encourages everyone—moms, dads, aunts, uncles and neighbors—to step up and make […]

Introducing a Super Cookie Lineup

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Starting with the 2014 Cookie Program, River Valleys will be offering the Super Six—a premium selection of the best-selling Girl Scout Cookies. This means Girl Scouts will be selling the six most popular cookie varieties come February (Thin Mints, Samoas, Tagalongs, Trefoils, Do-si-dos and Savannah Smiles). This change was made to help make the cookie […]

Girl Scout Celebrates 50 Years of Membership

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Growing up in the 1950s as the oldest girl of seven children in southern Indiana meant Elaine Orlando’s days were full of family responsibilities, leaving little time for her to pursue her own interests. The one activity Elaine was able to do was Girl Scouts. Those activities allowed her to just be a kid and […]