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Chelmsford Girl Scout Awarded for Saving a Life

GSEMA is pleased to announce that Tayla, a Girl Scout Cadette from Chelmsford, was awarded the Medal of Honor for saving the life of a one-year-old girl. Carrie Weatherbee, GSEMA Chief Membership Services Officer, presented Tayla with the medal at GSEMA’s 27th annual Leading Women Awards on March 7, 2019. In the summer of 2018, […]

Mud, Sweat, and No Fears

“The best part is when things go wrong,” says Ali, a Girl Scout in Duxbury troop 75220. Her fellow troop mates agree that some of their favorite memories together have been overcoming unexpected trials while on one of their numerous camping trips, be it thunderstorms, falling into rivers, or hammocks flipping upside down. Many of the […]

Jesalyn Miscioscia: A Goal-Focused Go-Getter

We’re rooting for Jesalyn Miscioscia, a member of GSEMA’s 2019 Boston Marathon Team! A Girl Scout alum, Jesalyn hails from Swampscott and is a health coach for Blue Cross Blue Shield. Through Girl Scouts, Jesalyn first discovered her love of nature. “One of my favorite memories that I have as a Girl Scout was a […]

Cultural Immersion, Celebrations, and Rallying for Change in Mexico

It’s no secret that Girl Scouts explore the outdoors, become entrepreneurs as they sell cookies, and learn so many important skills while earning badges and the highest awards. But did you know that in addition to all of this, through the Girl Scout Destinations travel program, girls are able to experience life-changing adventures across the […]

Eight Great Reasons to Become a Daisy!

Girls in grades K-1 are going through big life changes—starting school, showcasing new “I can do it!” skills, and discovering the wide world around them. Here are eight reasons why it’s also the perfect time for her to join Girl Scouts as a Daisy. Girls (and caregivers!) can make new friends in their community as […]

Going for Gold: Self-Defense Awareness Education

In health classes at Weston High School, students learn in the signs of an abusive relationship and the risk of emotional and physical harm. However, they don’t learn how to de-escalate scenarios or protect themselves. Julie, a Girl Scout Ambassador from Weston, wanted to take this education to the next level. She started by distributing […]

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 […]