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STEPPING UP TO A GOLD AWARD “HISTORY HIKE”

If you find yourself hiking the Stevens-to-Stevens Trail in North Andover, MA, prepare to enjoy its latest twist—a town history lesson! Thanks to Gold Award Girl Scout Amy G. and her “History Hike” project, the community can boost their physical activity and their brains on this scenic path. Amy, whose sister Margaret earned her Gold […]

A TRACK TEAM AS GOOD AS GOLD

For Gold Award Girl Scout Abigail, the name of the game is inclusivity! The recent high school graduate from Dartmouth, created a middle school track team welcoming students of all physical and mental abilities. Inspired by her positive experiences with her high school’s Unified Track team, Abigail wanted to open this experience to younger students. […]

Ann Janzen, 101, Gave the Gift of Camp & Community

When Ann Janzen, a lifelong Girl Scout, decided to make her planned gift, she didn’t know exactly what the council might need, when the time came, but she knew she wanted to support financial aid for girls to attend our camps, and she knew she wanted to support her beloved Camp Runels. According to her […]

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Lori Beverage, Volunteer Learning Technologies Manager and Youth Mental Health First Aid Instructor: One of the reasons I am passionate in my belief that Girl Scouts is the best place for girls, is the level of training and support we provide for volunteers and staff to ensure that girls are getting what they need to […]

A Volunteer Camping Weekend

Volunteers from the Boston and Roxbury Service Units kicked-off the new troop year with a volunteer camping weekend at Camp Cedar Hill. They participated in team building exercises and games, and began planning their next service unit encampment. Veteran troop leaders taught new volunteers Girl Scout songs and traditions, as well as how to build […]

Thank You for Supporting Girls

If you haven’t already heard, GSEMA is in the process of expanding Girl Scout programming to more girls in underserved communities. This effort is rooted in our mission to provide the Girl Scout Leadership Experience to these girls for free, because every girl deserves to be a Girl Scout, regardless of background or circumstance. To […]

BNY Mellon Boosts STEM and Business Skill-Building Programs for Girl Scouts

BNY Mellon supports Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts’ efforts to help girls master real-world business and technology skills. The institution served as lead sponsor and provided dedicated volunteer support at major GSEMA events throughout the year, including fun, hands-on workshops fostering STEM and business-skill building and career inspiration from female professionals. BNY Mellon’s collaboration helps […]

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 […]