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2018 Team Girl Scouts: Erin Maltbie

Meet Boston Marathon Team Girl Scouts runner, Erin Maltbie! I’ve watched the Boston Marathon every year since 2005 when I first moved to Boston from upstate New York. For the past 13 years it’s been a dream of mine to run the oldest and most revered marathon in the country. I’ve completed various half-marathons and […]

Going for Gold: Nature’s Classroom

Research shows that young learners benefit from being outdoors—they retain information better, embrace new environments, sharpen their listening and learning skills, and develop an appreciation for the world around them. Caroline, a Girl Scout Ambassador from Hanover, embraced this research and used it as inspiration for her Gold Award project. Caroline knew local elementary school […]

Going for Gold: Pollinator Garden in Davis Hayfield

Inspired by her knowledge of the importance of pollinators to the environment, Olivia planted a pollinator garden in Davis Hayfield in Boxford. Olivia, a Girl Scout Ambassador from Topsfield, secured donations of 36 pollinator-friendly plants from her community of supporters. The garden includes a sign with QR codes that lead to a plant guide for […]

2018 Team Girl Scouts: Marcia Foti

Meet Boston Marathon Team Girl Scouts runner, Marcia Foti! I am honored to be running for Team Girl Scouts! I became a Girl Scout in third grade, and continued through my high school graduation. Girl Scouts was an incredibly formative part of my childhood and teenage years. For example, I remember learning how to brainstorm […]

Find Cookies Near You This Weekend!

You can plug your zip code into the Cookie Locator at any time to find booth sales near you (including booth sales at MBTA stations and shopping malls)!

2018 Team Girl Scouts: Brittany Baltay

Meet Boston Marathon Team Girl Scouts runner, Brittany Baltay! As a Massachusetts native, the Boston Marathon has always been a dream of mine. Watching my mom run in 2001, I was inspired by her strength, dedication, and courage. My time has come, and I am ready to tackle the challenge of the Boston Marathon. I […]

Dorchester Girl Scouts “Driving Force” Behind Plan to Ban Plastic Bags in Boston

Perhaps you heard it in the news last month? The Boston City Council unanimously approved a plan to ban single-use plastic shopping bags throughout the city. It turns out, Girl Scouts were helping to lead the way. City Councilor Matt O’Malley called the members of local Girl Scout Troop 68277 the “driving force” behind the […]

Eastern MA Girl Scouts Embody Leadership at G.I.R.L. 2017

In early October, six Girl National Delegates and a member of the national G-TEAM (one of 21 girls nationally on the G.I.R.L. 2017 planning committee) from eastern Massachusetts, attended G.I.R.L. 2017 and the 54th National Council Session in Columbus, Ohio. These girls represented our council as full voting members at the National Council Session and […]

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 […]