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Historical Exhibits - ongoing

Girl Scouts of Connecticut is putting its historical items on tour! We’re partnering with local museums and businesses to exhibit “Celebrating 100 years of Leadership.” Locations will be scattered throughout Connecticut. If you would like additional information, please contact Hannah Granfield at

The GSOFCT traveling exhibit will be in the following locations:
• September 3-21 – Burlington Historical Society -Burlington

Other Historical Girl Scout Exhibits:
  • The Milford Historical Society's summer exhibit is all about Girl Scouting. Visitors are welcome Saturdays and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. with some exceptions for holidays through early October. The exhibit is FREE! For more information call (203) 874-2664 or visit their website.
  • The Cheshire Historical Society is hosting a Girl Scout Exhibit through the summer. The society is open on Sundays (except July 7) from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., and is located at 43 Church Drive (the Church Green) in Cheshire. They can set up special appointments for groups and tours. For more information, call (203) 272-2574 or visit their website.  

Change the World International Camporee – August 5-11, 2012

This once-in-a-lifetime event will bring Girl Scouts and Girl Guides from around the world together to share ideas, cultures and friendship. Make new friends while enjoying your favorite camp activities and working together to change the world! More details.

Centennial Gala – September 12, 2012

On September 12 at the Hartford Marriott Downtown we will be celebrating 100 years of Girl Scouting at the 19th Annual Woman of Merit Benefit Dinner. We will be honoring 100 women, men, groups, and organizations! Learn more!

Energy Expo Westfield Meriden Mall - October 20, 2012

Our final 100th celebration of the year invites Girl Scout families and friends to learn about energy efficiency, your ecological footprint, green career choices and much more. There will be something for girls and adults alike to learn! This is a free event. Don't forget to carpool! 

What we already celebrated:

Promise Circle Celebrations - March 12, 2012

Imagine every Girl Scout in Connecticut reciting the Girl Scout Promise and Law at the same time! Hundreds of Promise Circles were held on our 100th Anniversary. See our Facebook Page for photos! If you have more photos to share, email them to

Girl Scout 100th Jubilee – May 19, 2012

Everyone had a blast at the biggest birthday party in the state! More details

Rock The Mall sing-a-long trip to D.C. – June 8-10, 2012

Girls from all over Connecticut had a great time Rocking the Mall with thousands of other Girl Scouts on the National Mall in Washington, DC! Check out photos on Facebook!

Camp Alice Merritt Reunion - June 10, 2012

Camp Merritt alums joined together to connect, reminisce, and celebrate 100 years of Girl Scouting at Camp Alice Merritt on June 10. The event included keynote speaker Joseph Meritt, Alice's grandson, a sing-a-long, walking tours, the GSOFCT Historical Exhibit, dedication of the Nellie B. West building, and the launch of a restored 1930 camp canoe! For more information about the camp, please contact To see pictures of Camp Alice Merritt, visit our Facebook page.

International Camporee

Celebrate with girls from around the world during our first-ever International Camporee

Get Involved!

Our 100th anniversary is an exciting milestone. It’s up to us to ensure tomorrow’s youth will be able to participate in another century of Girl Scouting.

100th Jubilee

Thank you to everyone who helped make the Jubilee such a great day!

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