Tag Archives: Girl Scouts of USA.

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 […]

Man Enough to be A Girl Scout

Six Girl Scout dads proved they’re “man enough to be a Girl Scout” at a girl-led encampment in Millis. Adventure troop 62525 wanted to include their fathers in their Girl Scout experiences, and collaborated to create the “Man Enough to be a Girl Scout” challenge. The set of tasks tested the men at the skills […]

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 […]

National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend 2017

This weekend, February 24 – 26, 2017, is the fourth annual National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend! Join us in celebrating the iconic Girl Scout Cookie Program and the Girl Scouts who participate, like Lena and Johanna of Falmouth Daisy troop 66208. The more cookies girls sell, the more earnings they have to invest in community […]

From Massachusetts to South America – USA Girl Scouts Overseas

Natalie Della Rosa grew up in Massachusetts, but has lived overseas with her family for almost 10 years. She and her daughter, Olivia, first got involved with USA Girl Scouts Overseas (USAGSO) through American friends in Argentina. An extension of Girl Scouts, USAGSO provides Girl Scout programming for nearly 17,000 members living in more than […]

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 […]

A Big Announcement on National S’mores Day!

August 10 marks the day we celebrate s’mores—the amazing summertime outdoor snack we all adore. And this year, we have even more reason to celebrate… Girl Scout councils across the nation announce the introduction of a brand new Girl Scout S’mores™ cookie! Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts’ new cookie is a crispy graham cookie double-dipped […]

Mackenzie – A Nationally Recognized Girl Scout

When Mackenzie, now a Senior Girl Scout from West Roxbury, first joined Girl Scouts in first grade, she built strong friendships with the girls in her troop through the many activities they participated in together, such as camping, canoeing and archery, and trips they’ve taken, like their visit to Savannah, Georgia, the birthplace of Girl […]

2016 Gold Award Centennial Ceremony and Celebration

What better way to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the highest award in Girl Scouting than to partner with our sister council, Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts! At a ceremony at the Massachusetts State House yesterday, June 13, 2016, we celebrated our awesome and inspiring 2016 Gold Awardees from across the Commonwealth. Girl […]

Happy birthday Juliette!

Juliette Gordon Low, founder of Girl Scouts of the USA, was born Juliette Magill Kinzie Gordon on October 31, 1860, in Savannah, Georgia. “Daisy,” as she was affectionately known by family and friends, was a sensitive and talented youngster. She spent a happy childhood in her large Savannah home, now the Juliette Gordon Low Girl Scout […]