Imagine trying to focus on your college coursework when you can’t afford to eat. Food insecurity among college students is steadily on the rise, affecting students’ ability to complete their courses or even stay in school. To earn their Silver Award, Girl Scout Cadettes Ellie, Sophie, and Zoe of Troop 73505 in Wellesley helped MassBay […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Girl Scout Cookie Season is in full swing! You may have spotted Cookie Bosses around town eagerly tending to their booths, working with customers, learning to handle money, and gaining confidence. Recently, we asked girls from across eastern Massachusetts what they love most about the Girl Scout Cookie Program. From gaining essential skills to just […]

East Bridgewater Cadette Troop 66121 adopted a first grade classroom from an underserved community for the year, helping support the school as a place where children can find comfort, safety, and well-balanced meals. For the holidays, the Girl Scouts gifted each family a “Family Game Night” package including board games, popcorn, and candy. “We have […]

Did you know “No Straw November” was created by Shelby, a Girl Scout in California? Here in eastern Massachusetts, Girl Scouts are taking action to ban single-use plastic straws to help their communities preserve the environment and “make the world a better place!” Lexington Cadette Troop 65411 brought their fight against single-use plastic straws to […]

As we prepare for the 2019-20 Girl Scout Cookie Program, Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts wants you to be aware of recent cookie product packaging updates from our cookie manufacturer, ABC Bakers, which may affect our Girl Scout members and consumers with food allergies, sensitivities, or dietary restrictions. In response to mandatory Food and Drug […]

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 […]

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 […]