Tag Archives: Silver Award

Mud, Sweat, and No Fears

“The best part is when things go wrong,” says Ali, a Girl Scout in Duxbury troop 75220. Her fellow troop mates agree that some of their favorite memories together have been overcoming unexpected trials while on one of their numerous camping trips, be it thunderstorms, falling into rivers, or hammocks flipping upside down. Many of the […]

Two Lexington Girl Scouts Enrich their Communities and Earn Silver Awards

Anika and Pooja, both of Lexington Troop 71775, recently earned the Silver Award, the highest honor that a Girl Scout in grades 6-8 can earn, and the second highest award in Girl Scouting. Anika built a sensory riding trail for a therapeutic horse riding program at BINA Farm Center. With the help of volunteers from […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tessa – A Girl Scout who makes a difference

Tessa, an Ambassador Girl Scout from Reading, joined Girl Scouts in kindergarten after receiving a flyer in her school mailbox. She immediately loved it, and stayed involved because she enjoyed earning badges and completing Take Action projects. She most recently earned the Silver Award for her project to remove invasive species in a local conservation area. Tessa […]

Girl Scout Mandy Judah Recognized for Outstanding Activism

We are very proud of Amanda (Mandy) Judah, a Girl Scout from Wayland, MA, who this week was named a Distinguished Finalist for the 21st Annual National Awards Program. Mandy’s volunteerism is exceptional, as is her engagement with Girl Scouting. Mandy has been a member of Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts for 12 years, and last […]

In the News: Girl Scouts Making a Difference

Girl Scouts all across eastern Massachusetts are taking active roles in community service and living up to the promise of making the world a better place. Canton Girl Scouts brought cheer to hospitalized children, nursing home residents and other members of their community through special projects like creating joke cards, flower arrangements, dog toys and […]

Meet our Girl Board Members

Our feature Friday this week is all about the girl members of the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts Board of Directors. Ellie Strayer, Lynda Loucif, Ashley Rohall and Keanna Lamont will serve a one-year term on the board, learning about non-profit management and having a role in key decisions affecting the council. The girls came […]

Girl Scout Shout Out!

The school year may be over, but the Girl Scout experience is still going strong. After a successful cookie sale, Sudbury Troop 77130 decided to spread the joy to a soldier from their hometown currently serving in Kosovo. Other Girl Scout troops from Sudbury pooled their Cookies for a Cause, collecting more than 150 boxes […]