Research shows that young learners benefit from being outdoors—they retain information better, embrace new environments, sharpen their listening and learning skills, and develop an appreciation for the world around them. Caroline, a Girl Scout Ambassador from Hanover, embraced this research and used it as inspiration for her Gold Award project. Caroline knew local elementary school […]

Inspired by her knowledge of the importance of pollinators to the environment, Olivia planted a pollinator garden in Davis Hayfield in Boxford. Olivia, a Girl Scout Ambassador from Topsfield, secured donations of 36 pollinator-friendly plants from her community of supporters. The garden includes a sign with QR codes that lead to a plant guide for […]

Meet Boston Marathon Team Girl Scouts runner, Marcia Foti! I am honored to be running for Team Girl Scouts! I became a Girl Scout in third grade, and continued through my high school graduation. Girl Scouts was an incredibly formative part of my childhood and teenage years. For example, I remember learning how to brainstorm […]

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Meet Boston Marathon Team Girl Scouts runner, Brittany Baltay! As a Massachusetts native, the Boston Marathon has always been a dream of mine. Watching my mom run in 2001, I was inspired by her strength, dedication, and courage. My time has come, and I am ready to tackle the challenge of the Boston Marathon. I […]

“I don’t think I’ve ever seen girls more consistently engaged,” one volunteer said of Girl Scouts at To Space! A STEM Workshop, hosted by scientist, educator, and author Katie Slivensky. Junior and Cadette Girl Scouts started the day by imagining themselves as planets. They placed themselves around the room to understand the distances and relationships […]

We say Girl Scouting inspires forever friendships, and we were overjoyed to hear about Girl Scout troop 57 of Malden who reunited to celebrate their 70th anniversary this past fall. Longtime friends from across Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine gathered to renew the special bond they formed as troop members. Bernadette Wilson reflects on the […]

Perhaps you heard it in the news last month? The Boston City Council unanimously approved a plan to ban single-use plastic shopping bags throughout the city. It turns out, Girl Scouts were helping to lead the way. City Councilor Matt O’Malley called the members of local Girl Scout Troop 68277 the “driving force” behind the […]

Anika and Pooja, both of Lexington Troop 71775, recently earned the Silver Award, the highest honor that a Girl Scout in grades 6-8 can earn, and the second highest award in Girl Scouting. Anika built a sensory riding trail for a therapeutic horse riding program at BINA Farm Center. With the help of volunteers from […]

  Excited chatter and shouts of joy could be heard through the halls of Massachusetts Maritime Academy on November 5. More than 250 girls were conducting experiments, cracking code, creating prototypes, and testing their creations all day long at the 8th annual MathMovesU hosted by Raytheon. At one workshop, girls learned how hot air balloons […]