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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 […]

Exploring South Africa

Whether you’re camping in your backyard or exploring the savannas in Africa, the natural world has so much to appreciate! This summer, Mackenzie, a Girl Scout Senior from Malden, traveled across the world to South Africa on a Girl Scout Destination trip. She first heard about Destinations while at Camp Cedar Hill, and went on […]

Moose, Mud, and Memories

There are so many ways to embrace the outdoors as a troop! Recently, Girl Scout Cadette Troop 75447 from Ayer went backpacking through the White Mountains to Franconia Notch. After hiking up, they stayed in Appalachian Mountain Club’s Hut on Lonesome Lake. The girls carried all their gear, and braved a muddy bog and cold […]

Supporting a Veteran Service Dog Program

Brooke, Kaili, Laney, and Sarah of Junior Troop 72343 from Shirley, earned their Bronze Awards by supporting and raising awareness for Clear Path for Veterans New England’s Service Dog Program. Clear Path for Veterans New England, located in Devens, provides wellness-based resources and support to veterans returning to their communities. One of their services is […]

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 […]

74 Gold Award Girl Scouts

This year, 74 Girl Scouts from eastern Massachusetts earned the prestigious Gold Award, the highest award a Girl Scout can earn. To achieve this award, girls must demonstrate leadership by creating a sustainable change to address a community issue. They dedicate over 80 hours of hard work to these projects, and their commitment shows! Check […]

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, […]

Cultural Immersion, Celebrations, and Rallying for Change in Mexico

It’s no secret that Girl Scouts explore the outdoors, become entrepreneurs as they sell cookies, and learn so many important skills while earning badges and the highest awards. But did you know that in addition to all of this, through the Girl Scout Destinations travel program, girls are able to experience life-changing adventures across the […]

A Girl Scout European Adventure (funded by cookies!)

London, Paris, Barcelona… Troop 65007 from Medford, seven Girl Scouts and four moms, recently embarked on a European adventure of a lifetime! The girls had their minds set on this trip for years, and hit the ground running to raise the necessary funds—the trip was made possible in large part by the Girl Scout Cookie […]