Author Archives: Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts

Gold Award Girl Scout Highlight: Sarah Liu

Sarah Liu believes that there is nothing more important than mental health. She noticed that the side effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have gone far beyond the extreme physical ailments; this pandemic caused major societal anguish and a youth mental health crisis. With all the stress and uncertainty that comes with living in a world […]

Pathway to Leadership Celebration

On June 11, almost 100 people came to Camp Cedar Hill for the Pathways to Leadership Celebration.There are many different ways to support the Girl Scouts, and at this event we had an opportunity to formally recognize and thank members of the Juliette Gordon Low Planned Giving Society, members of our Friendship Circle, Lifetime Members, […]

10th Annual STEM Conference & Expo at Camp Cedar Hill

GSEMA was thrilled to welcome over 240 Girl Scouts to Camp Cedar Hill for our 10th Annual STEM Conference & Expo on April 30! Thirty-five amazing local organizations and dozens of STEM professionals gathered to share their work, teach something new, and get girls excited about science, technology, engineering, and math. This was the first […]

Mac’s Fire Circle Dedication

“A circle’s round, it has no end. That’s how long I want to be your friend.” A familiar camp song to many may have gained a new meaning on June 24, 2022. Eileen “Mac” McCaffrey, (1942- 2019), was a Girl Scout in every sense of the phrase. She started as a camper & youth member, […]

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 […]