Tag Archives: #gsGoldAward

Going for Gold: Rabbit Therapy

Caitlin, a Girl Scout Ambassador from Tyngsborough, created and initiated a rabbit therapy program called Hopscotch, which aims to reduce depression and anxiety in residents of assisted living communities. Through Hopscotch, the 4-H Rabbit and Cavy Carrot Crusaders Club members in Middlesex County were trained and certified to become youth handlers for the therapy rabbits. The […]

Going for Gold: A Lesson in Local History

Emma noticed that the new education system in her town left little room for teachers to discuss local history. To teach young students about the history of her town, she put together an interactive presentation about Hopkinton’s rich history and the lives of students hundreds of years ago. She presented this information to seven third-grade […]

Going for Gold: CodHer Camp

The gender gap in technical fields is becoming an increasingly well-known problem, and it can be hard for women to find STEM field learning resources. With that in mind, Alisha, a Girl Scout from Weston, created CodHer Camp, a free two-day event where women of any age could learn how to code and publish their […]

Going for Gold: After-School Poetry Program

This year is a thrilling and historical year for Girl Scouting, the 100-year anniversary of the highest achievement a Girl Scout can earn, now called the Gold Award. On June 13, 2016, we will be celebrating girls who earn the Gold Award in its centennial year at the Massachusetts State House. As we gear up […]