Author Archives: Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts

Congratulations to our graduated high school seniors!

Congratulations and good luck to the class of 2017 as they transition to life as adult Girl Scouts! Whatever their postgraduate plans may be, we are so proud of all that they have accomplished, both at school and through Girl Scouting, and we can’t wait to see what they do in the future. Here’s what […]

Mackenzie – A Nationally Recognized Girl Scout

When Mackenzie, now a Senior Girl Scout from West Roxbury, first joined Girl Scouts in first grade, she built strong friendships with the girls in her troop through the many activities they participated in together, such as camping, canoeing and archery, and trips they’ve taken, like their visit to Savannah, Georgia, the birthplace of Girl […]

Meet Brook!

Deb “Brook” O’Shea is back for her 13th summer as camp director for Camp Wabasso. With more than 40 years of Girl Scout camp experience, Brook has been a kitchen aide, unit counselor, unit leader, trip leader, adventure director (ropes), waterfront director, assistant director, co-director and counselor-in-training director. During the school year, Brook is a […]

Emily – A Girl Scout with Global Impact

Emily, a Senior Girl Scout from Brookline, joined in elementary school, and has since spread her love of Girl Scouting throughout eastern Massachusetts, and abroad in China! At the 2016 Leading Women Awards this past March, Emily was selected to introduce one of the honorees. She remembers being nervous to deliver a self-written speech in […]

Haley – A Girl Scout with Ambition

Haley joined Girl Scouts in first grade to spend time with friends who were already in the local troop. A few years later, however, she had to start school in a new town, and while she wasn’t thrilled about the move, she made her first new friends through Girl Scouts. Looking back, Haley says, “The […]

Meet Lucky!

Peg “Lucky” Juppé, camp director for Maude Eaton Day Camp, is returning to camp for her 15th year as camp director and her 32nd year as a Girl Scout! Lucky is a ropes course facilitator, outdoor educator, religious emblem advisor, encampment director and a Cadette troop leader. Lucky believes in the many benefits of Girl Scout summer […]

Brookline Juniors Earn Including All Girls Patch

Earning the Including All Girls Patch heightens Girl Scouts’ awareness, understanding and acceptance of people’s differences and disabilities. Junior Troop 88200 from Brookline, MA, recently earned this patch through the five steps described below. 1) Strengths and Weaknesses: Together, the girls looked at how individuals with disabilities are portrayed in advertising, and how this influences […]

Tessa – A Girl Scout who makes a difference

Tessa, an Ambassador Girl Scout from Reading, joined Girl Scouts in kindergarten after receiving a flyer in her school mailbox. She immediately loved it, and stayed involved because she enjoyed earning badges and completing Take Action projects. She most recently earned the Silver Award for her project to remove invasive species in a local conservation area. Tessa […]

Meet Goosey and Kitty!

  Molly “Goosey” Clark, camp director for Favorite Resident Camp, is returning for her third summer as director, and her 15th summer at Camp Favorite. She has been a Girl Scout for 19 years. She has worked at Camp Favorite as a camp counselor, sailing instructor, sailing manager and waterfront director. Outside of camp, Molly […]

2016 Gold Award Centennial Ceremony and Celebration

What better way to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the highest award in Girl Scouting than to partner with our sister council, Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts! At a ceremony at the Massachusetts State House yesterday, June 13, 2016, we celebrated our awesome and inspiring 2016 Gold Awardees from across the Commonwealth. Girl […]