Category Girl Program

Going for Gold: Books for Bhutan

When she was 11 years old, Linnea, a Girl Scout Ambassador from Topsfield, had the opportunity to travel to Bhutan, and was inspired to give back to this community. While there, she learned that few books are readily available in school classrooms. To earn the Gold Award, Linnea initiated a project that would help Bhutanese […]

Going for Gold: Promoting Tactile and Physical Activity for Preschool Children with Disabilities

Having earned the Silver Award for promoting reading for elementary school children, Amelia, a Girl Scout Ambassador from Reading, was inspired to pursue the Gold Award to show how tactile stimulation and physical movement can help children with sensory processing disorders and challenges focus while reading. Amelia wrote an interactive children’s book about a squirrel […]

Celebrating Black History Month

As Black History Month comes to a close, punctuated triumphantly by Moonlight winning a best picture Oscar—the first picture with an all-black cast to win this award—we celebrate the many ways our culture has been enriched by the ideas, talents and myriad other contributions of African Americans. From its inception, Girl Scouts has been an […]

A Girl Scout Adventure in Puerto Rico

After two years of detailed planning and fundraising, nine Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts from Groton troop 66530 had their ultimate adventure in scouting when they traveled to San Juan, Puerto Rico. They explored historic and cultural sites and spent a full day with a San Juan Girl Scout troop! The girls created a beautiful […]

2017 New Year’s Resolutions

We are excited to welcome 2017. Have you set any New Year’s resolutions? We have! Take a look at five of our goals for the year ahead. 1. Develop Leadership Skills We are always looking for ways to develop leadership skills. That’s what Girl Scouting is all about, right? So, Seniors and Ambassadors, join us […]

Hopkinton Brownies Earn Native American Badge

Brownie troop 89242 from Hopkinton learned about the United States’ indigenous population in October as they earned their Native American badges. They started by making beaded bracelets and discussed how Native Americans use colors and feathers to represent different ideas. Oral traditions are an important part of Native American culture, and storytelling is used to […]

Carver Cadettes Honor Juliette Gordon Low

This year, Carver Cadette troop 80893 was determined to make local Girl Scouts celebrate more than Halloween on October 31. Girl Scouts founder Juliette Gordon Low was born on this date in 1860, and Girl Scouts around the world celebrate Founder’s Day each year on her birthday. In honor of Juliette Gordon Low, troop 80893 threw a […]

Middleboro Girl Scouts Give Back this Halloween

This Halloween season, in honor of Girl Scouts founder Juliette Gordon Low’s birthday, Girl Scouts from Middleboro organized Trick or Treat So Others Can Eat, a door-to-door food drive. This community service event is a tradition for the Middleboro Girl Scouts; they have participated for over 20 years! Prior to the food collection, the girls […]

Earn money for troop activities through the Fall Product Program!

Get in on the action! Starting September 23, girls can sell nuts, candy and magazines to earn money for their Girl Scout activities early in the troop year, all while learning and practicing key life skills. The program is short, fun and engaging! The nuts and candy are delicious and designed specifically for Girl Scouts, […]

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 […]