Author Archives: Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts

Going for Gold: Enhancing Greenhouse Sustainability

Wanting to get high school students involved in growing food locally in order to understand the many benefits, Lucy, a Girl Scout Ambassador from Lincoln, organized a team of volunteers to enhance the high school greenhouse and garden plot. Together, they added an irrigation system, which included a rain collection bucket, a solar-powered lamp, pipes […]

Girl Scouts Honor the Fallen on Memorial Day

This past weekend, Girl Scouts from all over eastern Massachusetts honored those who died while serving in United States of America’s armed forces. Here are some stories from around the council: Two Junior Girl Scouts from troop #65295 of Sharon honored fallen veterans by placing American flags and flowers on their graves at Rock Ridge […]

Going for Gold: Pleasant Street Transformation

Katherine, a Girl Scout Ambassador from Millis, noticed there wasn’t a place in her community where people could learn about nature, go for a hike or camp for a weekend. She decided to renovate an abandoned lot in her town to create this space. She started by disposing of trash and debris that had accumulated over […]

Going for Gold: Warm Hands

Jules, a Girl Scout Ambassador from Concord, started an initiative to bring relief to Syrian refugees displaced from their homes as a result of the Syrian Civil War. Thousands of refugees have fled their homes to avoid the violence, and many have evacuated to refugee camps in Turkey. These refugees face a lack of basic […]

Celebrating Cookies for a Cause 2016 at Hanscom

The sun was shining brightly on Saturday, March 19, when we gathered at Hanscom Air Force Base to distribute nearly 20,000 packages of Girl Scout Cookies to six military and veteran organizations. The event concluded our 2016 Cookies for a Cause program, which allows Girls Scouts to accept donations for military organizations, food pantries and other […]

Brownie Troop 68174

How We Celebrated World Thinking Day 2016

Last week we celebrated World Thinking Day, a Girl Scout holiday that aims to unite girls in scouting on a global level. We heard so many great stories about the ways troops celebrated the holiday; here are a bunch we love. Brownie Troop 68174 and Daisy Troop 86222 from Lowell explored this year’s theme, “Connect,” […]