Tag Archives: Boston

Going for Gold: Branching into STEM

Sue, a Girl Scout Ambassador from Lexington, wanted to introduce STEM topics to students of all ages, and show them that STEM is more than just math and science. She was also determined to combat the stigma that students need to be gifted in STEM subjects to pursue an education or career in a STEM […]

2018 Team Girl Scouts: Erin Maltbie

Meet Boston Marathon Team Girl Scouts runner, Erin Maltbie! I’ve watched the Boston Marathon every year since 2005 when I first moved to Boston from upstate New York. For the past 13 years it’s been a dream of mine to run the oldest and most revered marathon in the country. I’ve completed various half-marathons and […]

2018 Team Girl Scouts: Marcia Foti

Meet Boston Marathon Team Girl Scouts runner, Marcia Foti! I am honored to be running for Team Girl Scouts! I became a Girl Scout in third grade, and continued through my high school graduation. Girl Scouts was an incredibly formative part of my childhood and teenage years. For example, I remember learning how to brainstorm […]

Find Cookies Near You This Weekend!

You can plug your zip code into the Cookie Locator at any time to find booth sales near you (including booth sales at MBTA stations and shopping malls)!

2018 Team Girl Scouts: Brittany Baltay

Meet Boston Marathon Team Girl Scouts runner, Brittany Baltay! As a Massachusetts native, the Boston Marathon has always been a dream of mine. Watching my mom run in 2001, I was inspired by her strength, dedication, and courage. My time has come, and I am ready to tackle the challenge of the Boston Marathon. I […]

Dorchester Girl Scouts “Driving Force” Behind Plan to Ban Plastic Bags in Boston

Perhaps you heard it in the news last month? The Boston City Council unanimously approved a plan to ban single-use plastic shopping bags throughout the city. It turns out, Girl Scouts were helping to lead the way. City Councilor Matt O’Malley called the members of local Girl Scout Troop 68277 the “driving force” behind the […]

International Adventure Funded by Cookie and Fall Product Sale Earnings

It all started in 2011—Boston troop 79258 was excited to earn cookie sale incentives like iPads and computers. With guidance from cookie mentors and troop volunteers, the girls reached their sales goal. As they started to use their earnings to fund activities and trips, the socioeconomically diverse troop decided that all cookie and fall sale […]

Team Girl Scouts – Sally Johnson

Meet Team Girl Scouts Boston Marathon runner, Sally Johnson! The Boston Marathon is the oldest and greatest marathon in the country and in my eyes it is the ultimate experience for a distance runner. Running is a sport about individual improvement and you learn a lot about yourself while running. I’ve been running for 16 […]

Team Girl Scouts – Katie Todd

Meet Team Girl Scouts Boston Marathon runner, Katie Todd! Growing up, I always played sports. In high school I became a member of the track team, which inspired my decision to quit the soccer team in order to pursue cross country running. From the beginning, I loved seeing my continuous improvement from putting in the […]

Team Girl Scouts – Angela Scott

Meet Team Girl Scouts Boston Marathon runner, Angela Scott! The first time I went to the Boston Marathon was to see my dad race. I can remember seeing faces of pure determination as runners tackled the first of the Newton hills. While watching the race, I knew I wanted to be like all those other […]