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Quincy Girl Scouts Travel to Girl Scouts Birthplace for QuestFest

Madelyn, a Girl Scout Junior, and her mother, Donna, a Girl Scout volunteer, both from Quincy, recently traveled to Savannah, Georgia, for the first-ever QuestFest. Donna shares their amazing experience: Visiting Savannah was a dream of ours. When we learned about QuestFest, we hopped on the opportunity. More than 1,000 Girl Scouts from across the […]

Responding to the events in Charlottesville and Spain

Dear members of the GSEMA community, The events of this week, from the demonstrations and violence that took place in Charlottesville with ripple effects throughout our nation, to the terror attacks last night in Spain, have been upsetting beyond words for many of us. As Girl Scouts, we believe in making the world a better […]

Girl Scouts Aboard the USS Whidbey Island

by: Ariel Kohane Recently, Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts invited four Girl Scouts (who recently bridged from Ambassador to Adult) down to Boston Harbor to take a tour of the USS Whidbey Island, which is a dock landing ship. It helps transport land and sea vehicles, as well as a Black Hawk helicopter. Our guide […]

Going for Gold: Oral Care for Blind Children

While on a trip to India, Nikita, a Girl Scout Ambassador from Westford, noticed high rates of blindness among children. Although institutions take care of these children, many lacked knowledge about proper dental care. Nikita reached out to a dental school in India, connecting with dentists and dental students to help with her project. The […]

Middleboro Girl Scouts and Annie’s Kindness Blankets

More than two dozen Middleboro Girl Scouts, joined by troop volunteers and parents, recently gathered at a local Girl Scout House to give back. The girls worked with Annie’s Kindness Blankets, and over the span of a few hours, the Middleboro Girl Scouts created 16 blankets. Annie’s Kindness Blankets honors Annie Marie Varney, a mother […]

From Massachusetts to South America – USA Girl Scouts Overseas

Natalie Della Rosa grew up in Massachusetts, but has lived overseas with her family for almost 10 years. She and her daughter, Olivia, first got involved with USA Girl Scouts Overseas (USAGSO) through American friends in Argentina. An extension of Girl Scouts, USAGSO provides Girl Scout programming for nearly 17,000 members living in more than […]

Happy Holidays from GSEM!

Norton Juniors Featured on NECN!

Click the image above to watch the full clip! Last Monday, November 14, Junior Girl Scouts from troops 85390 and 65493 of Norton were featured on NECN! As part of their regular “Money Saving Monday” series, the station interviewed the troop members about thankfulness. The girls listed a variety of things they are thankful for, […]

Three Tips for Helping Girls Earn Badges

Volunteers are at the heart of our organization. They carry their responsibilities with so much care, and we value all of the hard work they do to help girls try new things and find their spark. Rebecca Scott, a co-troop leader for Junior troop 68137 in Medford, shares three tips for helping girls earn badges: […]

Celebrando El Mes de la Herencia Hispana con Elena de Avalor

En Girl Scouts, nos encanta celebrar las culturas diversas que componen nuestra afiliación. El Mes de la Herencia Hispana, Septiember 15 hasta Octubre 15, es la oportunidad perfecta para tomar una mirada a Elena of Avalor, el nuevo programa de television de Disney Channel, que protagoniza la primera princesa Latina del studio de animación. En […]