In the News: Girl Scouts Making a Difference

Girl Scouts all across eastern Massachusetts are taking active roles in community service and living up to the promise of making the world a better place.

Canton Girl Scouts brought cheer to hospitalized children, nursing home residents and other members of their community through special projects like creating joke cards, flower arrangements, dog toys and more. Way to share the love, girls! Read more about their day of service.

Camilla visits with Brownie Troop 65105

Brownie Troop 65106 got a lesson on the importance of helping others from a lifelong Girl Scout. When Camilla, a Girl Scout for over 80 years, found out the girls would be making valentines with the residents at her sister’s Scituate nursing home, she showed up–in full uniform–eager to share an inspirational talk with a new generation of girl leaders.

Girl Scouts are forever green! The fundraising efforts and generosity of Girl Scout Troop 60560 has made recycling a little easier for a Westford resident in need. Read more about their thoughtful, environmentally conscious donation.

Daisy Girl Scout Riley and her donated books collection.

Riley Walsh, a Daisy Girl Scout from Carver, is sharing the joy of reading in a big way. She collected an impressive 1,995 books to donate to Maine’s Camp Sunshine, a retreat for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families.

Inclusion, tolerance and respect are core Girl Scout values, and Duxbury’s Janine Neprud believes embracing people’s differences is the strongest way to fight prejudice. Through her Gold Award project, Everyone Deserves Equality Now, she aims to teach children about the power of acceptance. Read more about the project’s goals and upcoming events.

Hingham Cadettes Katie Dettman and Lulu Pennell have loved camping since they were Daisies, but noticed that many younger girls and troops lack the equipment necessary to get out and explore nature. Eager to make outdoor adventure accessible to everyone, Katie and Lulu are collecting donated camping essentials to share with other area Girl Scouts. Learn more about their Silver Award project and how you can help.

Five members of Mashpee Girl Scout Troop 75187 are taking a stand against bullying. Their anti-bullying campaign will include skits, outreach materials and publicity, culminating with a float in the Cape Cod St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 8. Check out their anti-bullying video on Vimeo!

Mashpee Girl Scout Troop #75187 from Mashpee TV on Vimeo.

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  1. The email address in the blog is wrong.


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