Author Archives: Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts

Our 2021 GSUSA Gold Award Scholarship Finalists Shine Bright

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 […]

Gold Award Girl Scout Lauren M. Awarded Girl Scouts of the USA Gold Award Scholarship

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 […]

Have you ever wondered…Who was Cornelia Warren?

Content contributed by Ambassador Girl Scout and GSEMA museum volunteer Aviva and GSEMA museum volunteer Betty MacKenzie A new website, created by recent graduate of Gann Academy, Aviva, went live July 19th.  CorneliaWarren.WordPress.com is all about Cornelia Warren, who many believe to be one of Waltham’s greatest citizens.  Aviva learned about Cornelia Warren in a high school […]

The Legacy of Marie Frances Spang

The Juliette Gordon Low Society was established to thank and honor friends of Girl Scouting who choose to make Girl Scouts a beneficiary of their estate plans. With foresight and planning, members ensure that our council can provide future generations of Girl Scouts with opportunities to reach their full potential. One such example is a […]

Common Cents with People’s United Bank

In October, Girl Scouts from eastern Massachusetts gained solid money smarts from People’s United Bank–skills that will last these girls a lifetime. Girl Scout Daisies and Juniors joined People’s United Bank for a virtual tour of a bank branch to learn about the day-to-day responsibilities of a banker, see the inside of a bank, learn […]

We need to listen to—and fight for—Black youth

The young people in our city are a driving force toward an anti-racist future. By Ariana Cadet and Caitríona Taylor (Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts CEO) It is important for each of us to acknowledge the countless deaths at the hand of racism, and think about our individual and collective roles in fighting racism in […]

The Ground We Walk On: A Gold Award Project

Gold Award Girl Scout Alexya of North Chelmsford made it her mission to educate her peers about the slavery that occurred on their school’s property centuries ago, and honor the lives of those enslaved through her project, “The Ground We Walk On: Remembering Local History.” Alexya’s school, Innovation Academy Charter School in Tyngsboro, was built […]

Camp Outside the Box: Goodnight But Not Goodbye

Thank you all for joining Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts for Camp Outside the Box! Although this year’s camp was very different, we all had a great time providing our GSEMA campers with a fun and unique experience.

Face Shield Challenge Accepted!

Girl Scouts from eastern Massachusetts are honing their engineering skills to make the world a better place with the P&G Gillette Face Shield Challenge! Girls have been designing, constructing, and testing their own personal protective equipment (PPE) prototypes using items found in the home and at craft stores, and following a DIY guide. Girl Scouts […]

Gold Awards: Positively Personal

It’s no surprise that quite a few Girl Scout Gold Award projects are inspired by a young woman’s personal journey. Within this year’s class of Gold Award Girl Scouts from Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts, many accepted the challenge to champion a cause inspired by their own experiences. The following Gold Award Girl Scouts proudly […]