When she was 11 years old, Linnea, a Girl Scout Ambassador from Topsfield, had the opportunity to travel to Bhutan, and was inspired to give back to this community. While there, she learned that few books are readily available in school classrooms. To earn the Gold Award, Linnea initiated a project that would help Bhutanese […]

On April 6, I, was honored to attend the Leading Women Awards. It was my second time attending, and I was so excited for another day filled with such amazing women! This time things happened to be a bit different though. I was asked to kick-off the ceremony and be the flag caller! As I […]

At the 2017 Leading Women awards on Thursday, April 6, Maya, a Girl Scout Ambassador, shared her personal and moving Girl Scout story, which is transcribed below. We are inspired by Maya, who truly is a girl of courage, confidence, and character. Good morning everyone! Girl Scouting is a special tradition within my family. My family’s […]

Having earned the Silver Award for promoting reading for elementary school children, Amelia, a Girl Scout Ambassador from Reading, was inspired to pursue the Gold Award to show how tactile stimulation and physical movement can help children with sensory processing disorders and challenges focus while reading. Amelia wrote an interactive children’s book about a squirrel […]

1.) Research shows that girls benefit immensely from time outdoors: they experience personal growth and empowerment, challenge themselves, overcome fears, and learn teamwork and leadership skills. 2.) Active participation in programs prevents the “summer brain drain” by keeping girls’ minds active and engaged while they take a break from school. 3.) Healthy risk-taking in a […]

Meet Team Girl Scouts Boston Marathon runner, Sally Johnson! The Boston Marathon is the oldest and greatest marathon in the country and in my eyes it is the ultimate experience for a distance runner. Running is a sport about individual improvement and you learn a lot about yourself while running. I’ve been running for 16 […]

More than two dozen Middleboro Girl Scouts, joined by troop volunteers and parents, recently gathered at a local Girl Scout House to give back. The girls worked with Annie’s Kindness Blankets, and over the span of a few hours, the Middleboro Girl Scouts created 16 blankets. Annie’s Kindness Blankets honors Annie Marie Varney, a mother […]

As Black History Month comes to a close, punctuated triumphantly by Moonlight winning a best picture Oscar—the first picture with an all-black cast to win this award—we celebrate the many ways our culture has been enriched by the ideas, talents and myriad other contributions of African Americans. From its inception, Girl Scouts has been an […]

Meet Team Girl Scouts Boston Marathon runner, Katie Todd! Growing up, I always played sports. In high school I became a member of the track team, which inspired my decision to quit the soccer team in order to pursue cross country running. From the beginning, I loved seeing my continuous improvement from putting in the […]

This weekend, February 24 – 26, 2017, is the fourth annual National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend! Join us in celebrating the iconic Girl Scout Cookie Program and the Girl Scouts who participate, like Lena and Johanna of Falmouth Daisy troop 66208. The more cookies girls sell, the more earnings they have to invest in community […]