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Girl Scouts Introduces 30 New Badges to Power Girl Leadership!

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Girl Scouts of the USA has released 30 new badges and 2 new Journeys in environmental stewardship, space science, robotics, and more to help girls create positive change in their communities—and beyond!

With new badges and Journeys (available now!) for girls ages 5–18, the new programming enhances the time tested, one-of-a-kind leadership experience that has prepared countless women and girls to excel in life. 

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With time-honored, data-backed insight into the needs and interests of girls, Girl Scouts of the USA empowers 1.8 million girls to lead, learn, and thrive. The true heart of Girl Scouts is raising confident, independent, and successful young women in an environment of inclusion, safety, fun, and civic action.

Feeling revved up about the Girl Scouts, or hearing some outdated opinions and myths about our organization? Here are four things you can do about it.

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GSNORCAL NEWSROOM: STORIES ABOUT AWESOME MEMBERS, LIKE YOU!

Palo Alto Girl Scout promotes human rights for girls to earn Gold Award

Palo Alto Girl Scout promotes human rights for girls to earn Gold Award

05 Jul 2018

Ambassador Girl Scout, Sakshi launched Project GREET in order to take action against human trafficking and child marriage as well as promote human rights for girls.

Rock Painting Service Project

Saratoga Troop earns Bronze Award after completing Rock Painting Service Project

28 Jun 2018

Troop 62333 initiated a rock painting service project that joins their school with the City of Saratoga (#SaratogaROCKS) and a nationwide project called Kindness Rocks.

Fairfield Girl Scout hosts badminton open house to earn Gold Award

Fairfield Girl Scout creates badminton youth program to earn Gold Award

04 May 2018

Fairfield doesn’t have a place for students to play badminton, so to earn her Gold Award, Senior Girl Scout, Adrianna started Badminton Buddies, a place where the local high school students can practice and younger under-served youth can learn the sport.

Grenada Girl Scout takes to the streets to resolve safety issue

Grenada Girl Scout takes to the streets to resolve safety issue

25 Apr 2018

After seeing what looked to be a safety hazard near her school, Cadette Girl Scout, Cheyenne decided to take action, learn to weld, and make her school a safer place to earn her Silver Award.

STEM Lessons for Kindergarteners earn Paradise Girl Scout her Gold Award

STEM Lessons for Kindergarteners earn Paradise Girl Scout her Gold Award

16 Apr 2018

To earn her Gold Award, Ambassador Girl Scout, Mackenzie created hands-on lesson plans for kindergarteners in a rural area outside of Chico in northern California.