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Eight Great Reasons to Become a Daisy!

Girls in grades K-1 are going through big life changes—starting school, showcasing new “I can do it!” skills, and discovering the wide world around them. Here are eight reasons why it’s also the perfect time for her to join Girl Scouts as a Daisy. Girls (and caregivers!) can make new friends in their community as […]

Innovation, Experiments, Coding, and More at MathMovesU®

  Excited chatter and shouts of joy could be heard through the halls of Massachusetts Maritime Academy on November 5. More than 250 girls were conducting experiments, cracking code, creating prototypes, and testing their creations all day long at the 8th annual MathMovesU hosted by Raytheon. At one workshop, girls learned how hot air balloons […]

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 […]

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 […]

Celebrating Black History Month

As Black History Month comes to a close, punctuated triumphantly by Moonlight winning a best picture Oscar—the first picture with an all-black cast to win this award—we celebrate the many ways our culture has been enriched by the ideas, talents and myriad other contributions of African Americans. From its inception, Girl Scouts has been an […]

Carver Cadettes Honor Juliette Gordon Low

This year, Carver Cadette troop 80893 was determined to make local Girl Scouts celebrate more than Halloween on October 31. Girl Scouts founder Juliette Gordon Low was born on this date in 1860, and Girl Scouts around the world celebrate Founder’s Day each year on her birthday. In honor of Juliette Gordon Low, troop 80893 threw a […]

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 […]

Brownie Troop 69134 greeted guests with yellow daffodils

Happy 104th Birthday to us—Girl Scouts!

  It was an incredible day celebrating the 104th anniversary of Girl Scouting (our birthday!) at Linden Ponds’ Oakleaf Clubhouse in Hingham. Nearly 70 local Girl Scouts joined retirement community residents for a women’s history presentation by GSEM museum volunteer Nancy Marshall. Board member and museum volunteer Lynn Cutter hosted a trivia game with prizes, […]