Author Archives: Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts
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 […]
The Enduring Girl Scout Sisterhood
In the 1980s, Renée Sack and Dr. Celia Schulhoff were colleagues working in the Lexington Public Schools, where Celia was the school psychologist and Renee was a 4th grade teacher. But it wasn’t until they attended a Mariner Girl Scout reunion together when the Tall Ships came to Boston in 1992, that they realized they […]
“Lark” Comes Home to Camp Cedar Hill
Girl Scout Alum Lois “Lark” Harris became an Internet sensation in 2014 when she became well known nationally as the Girl Scout with the amazing cape of many patches. Sadly, she passed away in 2018 at the age of 90 after a valiant fight with pancreatic cancer. In January 2020, Lois’ son Caleb and his […]
Thanks-A-Lot for a Great Cookie Season!
Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts’ 2019-20 Cookie Program celebrated girl entrepreneurs as they learned essential financial and life skills, funded their next big adventures, and spread joy in their communities. GSEMA thanks our members, volunteers, families, friends, staff, and cookie fans who helped make this year’s program a great success, come rain, snow, or shine! […]
Girl Scouts Support Healthcare Community
Healthcare workers on the front lines of COVID-19 have the respect and admiration of our entire Girl Scout community. Here are some of the ways Girl Scouts from around eastern Massachusetts are giving back to these heroes and keeping up the long tradition of Girl Scouts helping out in times of need. Haverhill: Daisy Troop […]
Food Insecurity for College Students: A Silver Award Challenge
Imagine trying to focus on your college coursework when you can’t afford to eat. Food insecurity among college students is steadily on the rise, affecting students’ ability to complete their courses or even stay in school. To earn their Silver Award, Girl Scout Cadettes Ellie, Sophie, and Zoe of Troop 73505 in Wellesley helped MassBay […]
STEPPING UP TO A GOLD AWARD “HISTORY HIKE”
If you find yourself hiking the Stevens-to-Stevens Trail in North Andover, MA, prepare to enjoy its latest twist—a town history lesson! Thanks to Gold Award Girl Scout Amy G. and her “History Hike” project, the community can boost their physical activity and their brains on this scenic path. Amy, whose sister Margaret earned her Gold […]