Thanksgiving Break

All GSNWGL shops and offices will be closed November 25-27 for Thanksgiving break. During this time Volunteer Connect will be down for maintenance.

Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!


Thanksgiving Break

All GSNWGL shops and offices will be closed November 25-27 for Thanksgiving break. During this time Volunteer Connect will be down for maintenance.

Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

Don’t worry, delicious only costs $4 per box this cookie season!

Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Lakes will be raising the cost of cookies this year from $3.50 per box to $4.00 per box. The fifty cents per box price increase is the first in over seven years for the Council and is intended to offset increasing costs of running the Girl Scout Cookie Program.  “Our baker’s price for the cookies, as well as the cost of delivering the Cookie Program has continued to rise. After seven years of holding our price we felt that it was time to make a modest increase to offset these additional costs and enable our girls and Troops to remain profitable,” says Patti Denton, Chief Financial Officer for Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes. “This increase allows us to both continue to provide a healthy revenue stream back to our Council and to better support girls in running a profitable cookie business to help fund their Girl Scout adventures like camp and Troop trips,” Denton continues.

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Courage Confidence Character Series

RS9836_IMG_0918-lprOn October 28, 2015 GSNWGL welcomed Janet Evans to the Meyer Theater in Green Bay, Wisconsin. This phenomenal evening was filled with stories of Janet’s rise to Olympic stardom including meeting and getting important life advice from Mark Spitz, what it means to be a champion rather than a winner, and what it felt like to carry the Olympic torch at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. After speaking Janet posed for pictures and signed autographs! It was an incredible night.

Our next speaker, Carey Lohrenz, will take the stage at the Meyer Theater on February 17, 2016. Carey grew up in Pulaski, Wisconsin and graduated from the University of Wisconsin. As the first female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot in the U.S. Navy, having flown missions worldwide as a combat-mission-ready United States Navy pilot, Carey is used to working in fast moving, dynamic environments, where inconsistent execution can generate catastrophic results.

You can find more information about Carey and the Courage Confidence Character Series as well as order tickets on our website.

Imagine the Future

With generous funding from the Women’s Fund of Greater Green Bay’s Imagine the Future Grant and the support of the Green Bay Area Public School District, The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Green Bay and Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes have come together with to help girls in our community.

We have been working  to combat the issues facing girls with a comprehensive pilot program that in its first year is providing twenty fourth grade girls with the role models, skills, and experiences needed for success.

Fall Trainings!


Get ready for a great year by attending one of our Fall Workshops. Join us for a morning filled with resources to help you navigate the ins and outs of being a new volunteer. These workshops are geared towards volunteers who have been with our organization two years or less.

Did your troop bridge to a new Girl Scout grade level this year! We have you covered. Learn about best practices in troop management…in your pajamas! Our online grade level trainings allow volunteers to call in from home and participate in a discussion about resources, trips, Journeys, and typical behaviors of girls!

I can’t wait to be me!

RS546_Brownie023Girl Scouts is special because we want you to be, well, you! Whether you can’t wait to…

Be bright. Be silly. Be curious. Be strong. Be brave. Be funny. Be messy. Be daring. Or be something else completely and total you!

In Girl Scouts you can be yourself, no matter who you may be. We love to help girls shine and celebrate all the many ways they are unique. Girl Scouts lets you try new things, make the best of friends, explore your world, and even help others.

I can’t wait to be me!

Join us for a great year!

2015/2016 Program Book!

RS1299_Picture 360bIt’s here, it’s here! The 2015/2016 Program Book is online. Check out all of the exciting events and programs we have planned. Do you want to explore camp at one of our fest programs, see a shows like Cinderella or The Nutcracker, solve a case like a crime scene investigator, zip-line the northwoods, take a Journey with Sunny, run the Thin Mint Sprint, or go to the craziest of circuses? You can!

All these programs and MORE are in this year’s Program Book!


Girl Scout Ranger Program

Girl Scouts is excited to announce a partnership with the National Park Service to launch the “Girl Scout Ranger Program,” a joint venture connecting girls with National Park Service sites throughout the United States, including monuments, seashores, and urban sites.

Through the program, girls can participate in a variety of organized educational or outdoor service projects. Additionally, Girl Scouts may design their own project that aligns with their Girl Scout Journey experience, various badge activities, or a Take Action (“highest award”) project. Girls who successfully complete projects will be awarded certificates from the National Park Service and Girl Scout patches.

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Sharing News with Local Media

Have you shared the amazing things your troop does with your hometown media? If not, it’s time to start! Is your troop about to complete a community service project, earn an award like the Bronze, Silver, or Gold Awards, or host an event for other Girl Scouts? These are great newsworthy things to share with your local media.

Submitting a story to local media is as easy as writing a press release. Haven’t written a press release before? Don’t worry we have a press release guide that walks you through all the steps, as well as a style guide to make writing easy.