Category Special Events

2018 Team Girl Scouts: Marcia Foti

Meet Boston Marathon Team Girl Scouts runner, Marcia Foti! I am honored to be running for Team Girl Scouts! I became a Girl Scout in third grade, and continued through my high school graduation. Girl Scouts was an incredibly formative part of my childhood and teenage years. For example, I remember learning how to brainstorm […]

2018 Team Girl Scouts: Brittany Baltay

Meet Boston Marathon Team Girl Scouts runner, Brittany Baltay! As a Massachusetts native, the Boston Marathon has always been a dream of mine. Watching my mom run in 2001, I was inspired by her strength, dedication, and courage. My time has come, and I am ready to tackle the challenge of the Boston Marathon. I […]

Innovation, Experiments, Coding, and More at MathMovesU®

  Excited chatter and shouts of joy could be heard through the halls of Massachusetts Maritime Academy on November 5. More than 250 girls were conducting experiments, cracking code, creating prototypes, and testing their creations all day long at the 8th annual MathMovesU hosted by Raytheon. At one workshop, girls learned how hot air balloons […]

Eastern MA Girl Scouts Embody Leadership at G.I.R.L. 2017

In early October, six Girl National Delegates and a member of the national G-TEAM (one of 21 girls nationally on the G.I.R.L. 2017 planning committee) from eastern Massachusetts, attended G.I.R.L. 2017 and the 54th National Council Session in Columbus, Ohio. These girls represented our council as full voting members at the National Council Session and […]

Man Enough to be A Girl Scout

Six Girl Scout dads proved they’re “man enough to be a Girl Scout” at a girl-led encampment in Millis. Adventure troop 62525 wanted to include their fathers in their Girl Scout experiences, and collaborated to create the “Man Enough to be a Girl Scout” challenge. The set of tasks tested the men at the skills […]

The Leading Women Awards from the Perspective of a Girl Scout Ambassador

On April 6, I, was honored to attend the Leading Women Awards. It was my second time attending, and I was so excited for another day filled with such amazing women! This time things happened to be a bit different though. I was asked to kick-off the ceremony and be the flag caller! As I […]

Maya’s Girl Scout Experience

At the 2017 Leading Women awards on Thursday, April 6, Maya, a Girl Scout Ambassador, shared her personal and moving Girl Scout story, which is transcribed below. We are inspired by Maya, who truly is a girl of courage, confidence, and character. Good morning everyone! Girl Scouting is a special tradition within my family. My family’s […]

Team Girl Scouts – Sally Johnson

Meet Team Girl Scouts Boston Marathon runner, Sally Johnson! The Boston Marathon is the oldest and greatest marathon in the country and in my eyes it is the ultimate experience for a distance runner. Running is a sport about individual improvement and you learn a lot about yourself while running. I’ve been running for 16 […]

Team Girl Scouts – Katie Todd

Meet Team Girl Scouts Boston Marathon runner, Katie Todd! Growing up, I always played sports. In high school I became a member of the track team, which inspired my decision to quit the soccer team in order to pursue cross country running. From the beginning, I loved seeing my continuous improvement from putting in the […]

Team Girl Scouts – Angela Scott

Meet Team Girl Scouts Boston Marathon runner, Angela Scott! The first time I went to the Boston Marathon was to see my dad race. I can remember seeing faces of pure determination as runners tackled the first of the Newton hills. While watching the race, I knew I wanted to be like all those other […]