Category Community Service

Making the COVID-19 World a Better Place

Girl Scouts has a long-lasting and valued history of public service during times of strife. In the face of extended quarantine, school cancellation, and missed milestones during COVID-19, we are so proud to see our girls in eastern Massachusetts continuing to support their neighbors, healthcare heroes, and other people in need. BROOKLINE “We are all […]

A TRACK TEAM AS GOOD AS GOLD

For Gold Award Girl Scout Abigail, the name of the game is inclusivity! The recent high school graduate from Dartmouth, created a middle school track team welcoming students of all physical and mental abilities. Inspired by her positive experiences with her high school’s Unified Track team, Abigail wanted to open this experience to younger students. […]

Holiday Service #LikeAGirlScout

East Bridgewater Cadette Troop 66121 adopted a first grade classroom from an underserved community for the year, helping support the school as a place where children can find comfort, safety, and well-balanced meals. For the holidays, the Girl Scouts gifted each family a “Family Game Night” package including board games, popcorn, and candy. “We have […]

No Straw November and Girl Scouts!

Did you know “No Straw November” was created by Shelby, a Girl Scout in California? Here in eastern Massachusetts, Girl Scouts are taking action to ban single-use plastic straws to help their communities preserve the environment and “make the world a better place!” Lexington Cadette Troop 65411 brought their fight against single-use plastic straws to […]

Amanda Scott: A Determined and Inspiring Role Model for Today’s Girl Scouts

We are so thrilled to have Amanda Scott on GSEMA’s 2019 Boston Marathon team. Amanda is a student at Boston University; she’s in the fifth year of a six-year physical therapy program. During her undergraduate years she joined the Kappa Delta sorority, which works closely with local Girl Scout troops. The girls sold cookies, went […]

Dorchester Girl Scouts “Driving Force” Behind Plan to Ban Plastic Bags in Boston

Perhaps you heard it in the news last month? The Boston City Council unanimously approved a plan to ban single-use plastic shopping bags throughout the city. It turns out, Girl Scouts were helping to lead the way. City Councilor Matt O’Malley called the members of local Girl Scout Troop 68277 the “driving force” behind the […]