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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 […]

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with Elena of Avalor

At Girl Scouts, we love to celebrate the diverse cultures that comprise our membership. Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 to October 15, is the perfect opportunity to take a closer look at Disney Channel’s new television series, Elena of Avalor, which “stars” the animation studio’s first Latina princess. In the series, Elena Castillo Flores saves her […]

Good luck to our graduated high school seniors!

Congratulations to the Girl Scouts who graduated from high school this year! Whatever their postgraduate plans may be, we are proud of all they have accomplished, both at school and through Girl Scouts. These are some of the awesome schools our girls are entering in the fall! Boston University Simmons College University of Michigan Assumption […]

Supporting Volunteers in Working with Girls

Our amazing volunteers make Girl Scouting possible for our 35,000 girl members. From service unit coordinators to troop leaders and cookie managers, the way our 15,000 adult volunteers support girls across our council is inspiring. We are pleased to provide training and professional development to help our volunteers help girls transform into the leaders of […]

CEO Pat Parcellin on Exceptional Women, Magic 106.7!

Our CEO, Pat Parcellin, was recently invited to join Sue Tabb of Magic 106.7 on Exceptional Women, a Sunday morning radio program. Pat discussed many aspects of Girl Scouting today—the 100th anniversary of the highest award a Girl Scout can earn, the Gold Award; badges girls earn in many disciplines and skillsets; our wonderful volunteers […]

New Website

Introducing… the New GSEM Website!

We are excited to announce the launch of the new GSEM website! If you have not yet had time to check out the new site, you can do so here. The last time we made significant changes to our website was seven years ago, so we knew it was time for a total refresh. This […]

Maria Rosado

#FaBFriday Spotlight: Site Partner Maria Rosado

    An important part of Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts’ commitment to diversity, FaB Factor allows girls in traditionally underserved communities to experience the benefits of Girl Scouting. We couldn’t deliver this “FaBulous” program without the help of dedicated site partners like Pelham Apartments Resident Services Manager Maria Rosado.   Maria became a Girl […]

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Marcela Aldaz-Matos

For Hispanic Heritage Month, we are featuring several Latina members of Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts. Our fourth story is about Marcela Aldaz-Matos, member of GSEM’s Board of Directors.   Marcela Aldaz-Matos grew up in Colombia and has always been involved with Girl Scouts. When she was young, Colombia did not allow girls into their international scouting association. […]

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Nieve San Pablo

For Hispanic Heritage Month, we will be featuring different Latina members of Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts. Our third story is about Nieve San Pablo, GSEM Community Based Program Facilitator. Nieve San Pablo’s daughters have been active Girl Scouts for several years, and it was through their experiences that Nieve learned about Girl Scouting. She loves to […]