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Going for Gold: Operation Ready Set Grow

The local middle school’s garden was overgrown by weeds and invasive species, and students were no longer participating in the garden club. Julia, a Girl Scout Ambassador from Groton, saw the garden as an opportunity to create unity between all of the students, including those in the special education program. First, she resurrected the garden […]

Going for Gold: Books for Bhutan

When she was 11 years old, Linnea, a Girl Scout Ambassador from Topsfield, had the opportunity to travel to Bhutan, and was inspired to give back to this community. While there, she learned that few books are readily available in school classrooms. To earn the Gold Award, Linnea initiated a project that would help Bhutanese […]

The Leading Women Awards from the Perspective of a Girl Scout Ambassador

On April 6, I, was honored to attend the Leading Women Awards. It was my second time attending, and I was so excited for another day filled with such amazing women! This time things happened to be a bit different though. I was asked to kick-off the ceremony and be the flag caller! As I […]

Maya’s Girl Scout Experience

At the 2017 Leading Women awards on Thursday, April 6, Maya, a Girl Scout Ambassador, shared her personal and moving Girl Scout story, which is transcribed below. We are inspired by Maya, who truly is a girl of courage, confidence, and character. Good morning everyone! Girl Scouting is a special tradition within my family. My family’s […]

Going for Gold: Promoting Tactile and Physical Activity for Preschool Children with Disabilities

Having earned the Silver Award for promoting reading for elementary school children, Amelia, a Girl Scout Ambassador from Reading, was inspired to pursue the Gold Award to show how tactile stimulation and physical movement can help children with sensory processing disorders and challenges focus while reading. Amelia wrote an interactive children’s book about a squirrel […]

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 […]

Middleboro Girl Scouts and Annie’s Kindness Blankets

More than two dozen Middleboro Girl Scouts, joined by troop volunteers and parents, recently gathered at a local Girl Scout House to give back. The girls worked with Annie’s Kindness Blankets, and over the span of a few hours, the Middleboro Girl Scouts created 16 blankets. Annie’s Kindness Blankets honors Annie Marie Varney, a mother […]

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Kind Words from One U.S. Soldier

We love this note of thanks from a U.S. soldier and thank him for his service. We are so proud of Gloucester Brownie Troop 60227 for truly exemplifying what it means to be a Girl Scout! Hi! I’m currently deployed to the Middle East with the [Mass. National Guard’s 1060th Transportation Company]. And I just […]