At our award ceremonies in Owatonna and Saint Paul this month, we honored 320 girls who earned their Silver and Gold Awards. These Girl Scouts put in a combined 17,680 hours of planning, organizing, and executing their projects.
Every day Girl Scouts are hard at work to build a better world through community service and volunteering. In fact, 187,500 volunteer service hours were donated back to the community this year alone by River Valleys’ Girl Scouts taking action. Whether they are building planter boxes for the elderly, creating and teaching art classes in […]
Girl Scouts across our council have been busy this summer working on their higher awards, like Emily, KyLee, and Thea in Belle Plaine, Minnesota. For their Silver Award project, Emily and KyLee started “Cuddles 4 Comfort,” an initiative to collect stuffed animals, notebooks, pencils, and books that can be given to children in crisis. KyLee’s was […]
Girl Scout Juniors in Troop 55090 made and donated hearing aid bling to help other kids who are deaf and hard of hearing be more confident in themselves. A hearing aid bling is an accessory that is designed and decorated to add a little bit of “sparkle and fun” to hearing aids. Troop 55090’s efforts […]
On June 5 in Owatonna and June 12 in St. Paul, Girl Scouts River Valleys celebrated the 2016 highest award earners as well as the 100th anniversary of the Gold Award.