Sarah Liu believes that there is nothing more important than mental health. She noticed that the side effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have gone far beyond the extreme physical ailments; this pandemic caused major societal anguish and a youth mental health crisis. With all the stress and uncertainty that comes with living in a world […]

Shruti, a high school senior from Lexington, earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, through her project, “Speak Up!” to help youth find and raise their voices by enhancing the public speaking capabilities of students internationally. Through online and in person camps, workshops, and classes, Shruti led global teams of teachers in creating and teaching robust […]

Last fall, members of Girl Scout Junior Troop 62798 from North Reading earned their Girl Scout Bronze Award after becoming concerned about the endangered status of bees given their critical role in our ecosystem. After visiting the Danvers Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources apiary where they explored a beehive to learn about the local bee […]

Last year, Girl Scout Cadette Troop 82487 from Boston, otherwise known as the “Daring Divas,” earned their Girl Scout Silver Award by addressing inequalities in their community surrounding lack of menstrual product access, knowledge, period shame, and negative stigma. For their project, Menstrual Love, five members of the troop collected and distributed menstrual products and […]

Sarah, a senior from North Easton, earned her Girl Scout Gold Award after learning an alarming statistic about young girls in STEM. Sarah learned that girls begin to show startingly low confidence in STEM at an early age, and often decide not to participate in STEM activities as a result. Sarah used her Gold Award […]

On June 11, almost 100 people came to Camp Cedar Hill for the Pathways to Leadership Celebration.There are many different ways to support the Girl Scouts, and at this event we had an opportunity to formally recognize and thank members of the Juliette Gordon Low Planned Giving Society, members of our Friendship Circle, Lifetime Members, […]

GSEMA was thrilled to welcome over 240 Girl Scouts to Camp Cedar Hill for our 10th Annual STEM Conference & Expo on April 30! Thirty-five amazing local organizations and dozens of STEM professionals gathered to share their work, teach something new, and get girls excited about science, technology, engineering, and math. This was the first […]

“A circle’s round, it has no end. That’s how long I want to be your friend.” A familiar camp song to many may have gained a new meaning on June 24, 2022. Eileen “Mac” McCaffrey, (1942- 2019), was a Girl Scout in every sense of the phrase. She started as a camper & youth member, […]

Gold Award Girl Scouts don’t just change the world for the better—they change it for good. We are so proud of our GSUSA Gold Award Scholarship finalists, who are exemplary leaders and inspiring role models for us all. Sriya V., Marlborough To address inconsistent education and struggles with online learning through the pandemic, Sriya developed […]

It all started at a cookie booth sale. As they were selling Girl Scout Cookies, Lauren and her fellow Girl Scouts were approached by a Mansfield resident requesting their help in reducing the high number of plastic straws being used in town. “She shared a link to a viral video of a sea turtle that […]