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Girl Scouts are groundbreakers, big thinkers, and role models. Girl Scouts sure do sell cookies, earn badges, and enjoy s’mores, but they also design robots, start garage bands, and improve their communities. One adventure at a time, Girl Scouts learn, grow, and do amazing things!

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Introduce girls to awesome new experiences that change their perspectives and broaden their worlds. Be a mentor, a guiding star, a friend. Show them all that they’re capable of, and unleash your inner leader in the process.

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Saving Lives and Exemplifying Girl Scout Leadership

Ten-year-old Girl Scout Linnea Radtke was presented the Girl Scout Medal of Honor on February 4, 2023 in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Ten-year-old Girl Scout Linnea Radtke was presented the Girl Scout Medal of Honor on February 4, 2023 in St. Paul, Minnesota. 

Linnea was presented with this award because she showed outstanding judgment and a willingness to speak up and take charge during a potentially life-threatening situation.

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MN Spokesman-Recorder: New CEO for Local Girl Scouts assumes leadership role

08 Mar 2023

Following a national search, Marisa C. Williams has arrived in Minnesota as the new chief executive officer of Girl Scouts River Valleys, which serves 19,000 girls in southern Minnesota, western Wisconsin, and one Iowa county.

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WCCO Radio: New CEO of Girl Scouts in Minnesota, Wisconsin, wants to reach more girls in underserved communities

09 Mar 2023

Their conversation on the Sheletta Show on WCCO was Williams’ first broadcast interview after assuming her new role.

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Order a Camp Care Package

03 Mar 2023

2023 Camp Care Packages are now available to order online. Quantities are limited, so place your order soon!

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Celebrate Women's History Month!

01 Mar 2023

March is Women’s History Month, and we are celebrating by recognizing all the women who have, and continue to, make history.

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Girl Scouts Speak Out Against Period Poverty

21 Feb 2023

Silver Award Girl Scouts from Troops 34640 and 27238 testified before the Senate Finance Committee to urge lawmakers to provide free menstrual products in all Minnesota schools.

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Cookie Booth of the Week

09 Feb 2023

The popular Girl Scouts River Valleys’ Cookie Booth of the Week patch program is back for the 2023 cookie season!

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FOX 9 Good Day: Girl Scout Cookie Season is Here

17 Feb 2023

A few Girl Scouts joined FOX 9 Good Day to talk this year's cookie flavors and to kickstart the beginning of Girl Scout Cookie season.

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Where's Clicker? Facebook Contest

09 Feb 2023

Photos of Clicker at various locations around our council will be posted on Girl Scouts River Valleys Facebook page @girlscoutsrv throughout the Cookie Program. You’ll have 24 hours from the time of the post to comment with your guess on Clicker’s location.

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12-Year-Old Girl Scout Sadie Peterson Awarded a Bronze Cross Award

30 Jan 2023

Cadette Girl Scout Sadie Peterson saved a boy’s life earning her the Girl Scouts of the USA Bronze Cross Award.