Tag Archives: #TroopTuesday

A Girl Scout European Adventure (funded by cookies!)

London, Paris, Barcelona… Troop 65007 from Medford, seven Girl Scouts and four moms, recently embarked on a European adventure of a lifetime! The girls had their minds set on this trip for years, and hit the ground running to raise the necessary funds—the trip was made possible in large part by the Girl Scout Cookie […]

70 Years of Girl Scout Memories

We say Girl Scouting inspires forever friendships, and we were overjoyed to hear about Girl Scout troop 57 of Malden who reunited to celebrate their 70th anniversary this past fall. Longtime friends from across Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine gathered to renew the special bond they formed as troop members. Bernadette Wilson reflects on the […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Girl Scout Adventure in Puerto Rico

After two years of detailed planning and fundraising, nine Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts from Groton troop 66530 had their ultimate adventure in scouting when they traveled to San Juan, Puerto Rico. They explored historic and cultural sites and spent a full day with a San Juan Girl Scout troop! The girls created a beautiful […]

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 […]

Brookline Juniors Earn Including All Girls Patch

Earning the Including All Girls Patch heightens Girl Scouts’ awareness, understanding and acceptance of people’s differences and disabilities. Junior Troop 88200 from Brookline, MA, recently earned this patch through the five steps described below. 1) Strengths and Weaknesses: Together, the girls looked at how individuals with disabilities are portrayed in advertising, and how this influences […]

Girl Scouts Honor the Fallen on Memorial Day

This past weekend, Girl Scouts from all over eastern Massachusetts honored those who died while serving in United States of America’s armed forces. Here are some stories from around the council: Two Junior Girl Scouts from troop #65295 of Sharon honored fallen veterans by placing American flags and flowers on their graves at Rock Ridge […]

Needham 76314 Philanthropy badge

#TroopTuesday Round-Up!

From creative cookie booth marketing to cooking classes and badge earning, the winter weather hasn’t slowed down our troops one bit! For this week’s #TroopTuesday, we’re highlighting activities from three troops across the council: “Needham Brownie Troop 76314 donated food and Cookies For A Cause cookies to the Needham Community Council’s Food Bank as part of their Philanthropy badge. […]