Girl Scouts offers innovative programs, events, and camps for girls of all ages and interests.
Girl Scouts ofrece programas innovadores, eventos y campamentos para niñas de todas edades e intereses.
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Tyngsboro Girl Scouts meet Congresswoman Niki Tsongas
June 29, 2011
Troop 60916 of Tyngsboro just completed a trip to Washington DC. While they were there they met Niki Tsongas on the steps of the Capitol and had an opportunity to talk to her and ask questions. She told them about life in Congress and pointed out that it is a great job for women to do. The girls spent 9 months planning the trip, including selling over 3,000 boxes of cookies and other fundraisers in order to pay for the trip.
Photo courtesy of Dianna Mines.
Daisy Troop Donates Supplies to Patients at Shriners
June 13, 2011
On May 21st Amesbury’s Daisy Troop 63163 spent their weekend at Camp Runels. The Girls raised as many as 20 backpacks stuffed with school supplies, nail polish, hair ties, and games for Shriners patients and their families. The girls also spent the weekend learning how to create and perform skits straight from the Shriners clowns.
Photos courtesy of Jeanne McCue.
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United Way Awards $1m to 22 nonprofits
June 8, 2011
North Shore United Way awarded $1 million in community impact grants to nonprofits that address financial stability, affordable housing, health care, and child and youth development. Girl Scouts of Eastern Mass. has been recognized for their leadership development experience. Read the complete article.
Memorial Day Activities
June 6, 2011
Lynn Girl Scout Troops honored our past and present soldiers this Memorial day by walking in the Lynn Memorial Day Parade.
Easton Girl Scouts are Green Activists
June 3, 2011
Easton Girl Scout Troop 65049 have been awarded the Greenschool’s Green Difference Award in the category of Outstanding Green Activists. They were selected based upon their committed efforts to gather information on the concept of energy, as well as hosting a linen drive in their town, creating a piece of art out of reusable plastic water bottles, participating in a lights out challenge, and much more.
Flags for our Soldiers
May 24, 2011
Danvers Girl Scouts honor local veterans in an annual Memorial Day tradition to place flags by their gravesides. Read the Danvers Patch.
Girl Scouts tackle debris in their town
May 16, 2011
Greater Taunton residents stretched on their rubber gloves Saturday morning to combat a vast build-up of debris in local streets and parks for Earth Day. Teen girl scout Alexis Delzell, 16, and her mother Cindy tackled the other major problem area: The Fred Martin Parkway.
Read the Taunton Gazette article.
Volunteers recognized for service to Girl Scouts
May 12, 2011
Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts held a recognition dinner to honor the many volunteers who have truly gone above and beyond to have a positive impact on girls in their community.
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Girl Scouts: Rosoff Award for External Diversity
May 6, 2011
Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts were awarded the 2011 Rosoff Awards for External Diversity for their innovative work with their FaB Factor program. Read the press release on the award.
Girl Scouts help throw a party for the planet
April 27, 2011
Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts partnered with Franklin Park Zoo to celebrate Earth Day by throwing a party for the planet on Saturday, April 16th. This family fun event helped kick off a year of service to celebrate the Girl Scouts’ 100th Anniversary. The theme for the year long Take Action Project leading up to the centennial celebration is Girl Scouts Forever Green. More than 1,000 Girl Scouts attended the zoo to listen to guest speakers discuss rain gardens and how the girls can construct, and maintain rain gardens in their communities. The Girl Scouts also made bags out of old T-shirts and created necklaces out of plastic bags.