Tag Archives: STEM

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 […]

Going for Gold: Branching into STEM

Sue, a Girl Scout Ambassador from Lexington, wanted to introduce STEM topics to students of all ages, and show them that STEM is more than just math and science. She was also determined to combat the stigma that students need to be gifted in STEM subjects to pursue an education or career in a STEM […]

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 […]

G.I.R.L.s Embrace Space Science

“I don’t think I’ve ever seen girls more consistently engaged,” one volunteer said of Girl Scouts at To Space! A STEM Workshop, hosted by scientist, educator, and author Katie Slivensky. Junior and Cadette Girl Scouts started the day by imagining themselves as planets. They placed themselves around the room to understand the distances and relationships […]

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 […]

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 […]

2017 New Year’s Resolutions

We are excited to welcome 2017. Have you set any New Year’s resolutions? We have! Take a look at five of our goals for the year ahead. 1. Develop Leadership Skills We are always looking for ways to develop leadership skills. That’s what Girl Scouting is all about, right? So, Seniors and Ambassadors, join us […]

Get to Know the 2016-17 Cookie Program

Today marks the first day of the 2016-17 GSEM Cookie Program! This means you will start to see girls selling cookies at booth sales around your neighborhood. ‘Tis the season! Here are a few important and fun things you should know about this year’s cookie season: 1. How to Find Cookies Use the Cookie Finder […]

Good luck to our graduated high school seniors!

Congratulations to the Girl Scouts who graduated from high school this year! Whatever their postgraduate plans may be, we are proud of all they have accomplished, both at school and through Girl Scouts. These are some of the awesome schools our girls are entering in the fall! Boston University Simmons College University of Michigan Assumption […]

2016 Gold Award Centennial Ceremony and Celebration

What better way to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the highest award in Girl Scouting than to partner with our sister council, Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts! At a ceremony at the Massachusetts State House yesterday, June 13, 2016, we celebrated our awesome and inspiring 2016 Gold Awardees from across the Commonwealth. Girl […]