Troop 4162 certifies in First Aid, AED, and CPR

Troop 4162’s scouts, including one Brownie, several Juniors and Cadettes, and one Senior, took a day out of their busy weekend in May to earn First Aid, AED, and CPR certifications. The girls enjoyed the hands-on practice and were thrilled with their new “grown-up” skills at the end. They appreciated the reminders to watch out for their own safety when they first arrived on scene. The course instructor was amazed at the scouts’ focus and quick learning, and even remarked to the []

A Renaissance in Girl Scouting –Great Tips for Sharing the Joy of Scouting in Your Service Unit

Service Unit 655 in Elkridge, MD is experiencing a Girl Scout renaissance. Service Unit Managers Katina Denikos and Maria Moy have been building up the Girl Scout community in Elkridge and advocating for lots of community-wide events for troops. In addition, they are inspiring troops to interact with each other by offering a custom-made patch called The Sisterhood Patch with requirements that include participating in ceremonies, outings, and service projects as well as having older girls working with young girls in various ways. Katina has always []

The Girl Scouts’ Chief Girl Expert On Raising Daughters Who Lead

If you have a daughter, you’re keenly aware of how far society has come with regards to equality between the genders; you’re equally keenly aware of far there is to go. In terms of both progress made and progress yet to come, you can go ahead and thank the Girl Scouts — a 103-year-old organization that teaches leadership to girls through everything from community service to selling cookies. And if you’re going to thank the Girl Scouts generally, you should give Andrea []

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