Camp Birch Trails Turns 50!

CBTJoin us as we celebrate fifty years of Camp Birch Trails! We are putting on a weekend of celebration.

On Friday, September 25 – Come relax, share stories, sit by a campfire, and explore camp. Bring a snack and beverage to share. There is NO charge for Friday. This event is open to alumni, staff, and donors. For more information see our flyer!

On Saturday and Sunday, September 26 and 27 – Everyone is invited to try their hand at archery, geocaching, canoeing, low ropes, games, a scavenger hunt, and so much more. For pricing and details see our flyer!

Fall Product is almost here!

Fall ProductThe Fall Product Program is awesome.

It’s easy to do!
You can earn funds for your troop and some super cool recognitions, too.
Planning something big? Raise funds for community service projects, events, trips, and more.

Did you know there are 1, 2, 3 ways to participate in our annual Fall Product Program?

Send emails to friends and family so they can order magazine, nuts, and chocolates online.|
Take in-person orders for magazines, nuts, and chocolates
Complete a Reach Out booklet.

Want to do all three? Great! Pick your favorite ways to participate and sharpen your five skills.

The details

September 14 – Online links for magazines, nuts, and chocolate available
September 14 – October 18 – In-person and online order taking
November 10 – Delivery begins

For more information attend your September service area leader meeting for more information and log on to Volunteer Connect.

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.