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Throughout Connecticut, Girl Scouts are helping in the community, selling cookies, learning skills, earning badges, holding workshops, going on field trips, sharing their talents, visiting campuses, going to summer camp and (phew!) much more. Check out what they've been up to lately.

December 7, 2012
Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s 2012 Breakfast Badge honors State Senator Edith Prague
Girl Scouts of Connecticut honored State Senator Edith G. Prague (D-19) for her empowering and inspiring work over 30 years in public service at the 2012 Breakfast Badge on Friday, December... [more]

December 7, 2012
Guilford Girl Scout creates 20 plaques for Town Green
Guilford Girl Scout Virginia Gresham organized a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, November 30, to share 20 historical plaques that she created for the Guilford Town Green. ... [more]

December 7, 2012
Internet safety event in Milford hosts more than 100 people
Girl Scouts of Connecticut, in partnership with Cablevision’s Power to Learn Education Initiative, served more than 75 Girl Scouts and 20 adults during an internet safety event at... [more]

November 16, 2012
GSUSA CEO visits GSOFCT’s Historical Museum
Anna Maria Chávez with Meriden Girl Scout Yamelette in Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s Historical Museum ... [more]

November 14, 2012
Camp Timber Trails receives American flag from Afghanistan
Camp Timber Trails recently received a special gift from a military father who appreciated what Girl Scout camp meant to his daughter and himself. ... [more]

October 25, 2012
Girl Scouts of Connecticut's Energy Expo shows girls how to create and conserve energy
Approximately 630 Girl Scouts, their families, and friends attended Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s Energy Expo on Saturday, October 20th, at the Westfield Meriden Mall. ... [more]

October 16, 2012
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Names New CEO
 Mary Barneby ... [more]

October 15, 2012
Girl Scout Cookies available this Election Season!
This Election season, elect to support local Girl Scouts and get a tasty treat! Girl Scouts of Connecticut will be selling cookies at a variety of locations starting on November 3 and... [more]

October 3, 2012
Girl Scouts of Connecticut a proud participant at La Feria de la Familia
Approximately 12,000 people attended Telemundo’s 7th Family Expo, La Feria de la Familia, on September 30 at the XL Center in Hartford. ... [more]

September 24, 2012
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Dedicates New Building in Stamford
Girl Scouts of Connecticut officially dedicated the newly completed Camp Rocky Craig troop house in Stamford on Sunday, September 23, with many contributors, volunteers and Girl Scouts... [more]

September 24, 2012
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Host Successful Anti-Bullying Conference
Approximately 44 girls and 26 adults attended Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s anti-bullying conference, held at Shelton Intermediate School on Saturday, September 22. ... [more]

September 13, 2012
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Honor 100 at 2012 Centennial Gala-Woman of Merit benefit dinner
In honor of its 100th Anniversary, Girl Scouts of Connecticut honored 100 women, men, and organizations that embody the best of Girl Scout values at the 2012 Centennial Gala – Woman of... [more]

August 30, 2012
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Welcomes New and Returning Girls to Join the Fun!
Girl Scouts of Connecticut continues to offer many exciting ways for girls to participate in Girl Scouts and experience its leadership programs. This past year has been a celebration of the... [more]

August 14, 2012
Girl Scouts, Girl Guides Say Goodbye
Camp Laurel in Lebanon has said goodbye to the Girl Scouts and Girl Guides who attended the Girl Scout International Camporee.   ... [more]

August 14, 2012
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Receives $50,000 Grant from Aetna for Healthy Living Initiatives
Girl Scouts of Connecticut has received a generous $50,000 grant from Aetna, Inc. to enhance the Live Healthy, Lead Healthy signature initiative to reach over 13,000 girls.   ... [more]

August 13, 2012
Over 500 people visit the Girl Scout International Camporee
Over 500 people were at Camp Laurel in Lebanon on Wednesday, August 8, for the Girl Scout International Camporee Visiting Day. ... [more]

July 25, 2012
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Receives $12,000 Grant from The Katharine Matthies Foundation
Girl Scouts of Connecticut has recently received a $12,000 grant from The Katharine Matthies Foundation, Bank of America, Trustee, to help send more girls to summer camp. ... [more]

July 11, 2012
Girl Scouts Participating in "Money Matters" Series Visit New York Stock Exchange
Nine Girl Scouts from Fairfield, Trumbull, and Stratford recently visited the New York Stock Exchange in New York City as a part of their “Money Matters” series program. ... [more]

June 21, 2012
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Dedicates New Service Center in Lebanon
Thanks to many generous contributors and devoted volunteers, Girl Scouts of Connecticut was able to officially dedicate the newly completed Lebanon Service Center at Camp Laurel in Lebanon... [more]

June 18, 2012
Girl Scouts from around Connecticut Rocked the Mall!
Girl Scouts from around Connecticut hopped on a bus on Friday, June 8, and headed to Washington, D.C. for a historic gathering of Girl Scouts at the Nation’s Capitol Rock The Mall... [more]

June 6, 2012
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Receives $25,000 Grant from SBM Charitable Foundation
Girl Scouts of Connecticut has received a generous $25,000 grant from SBM Charitable Foundation. ... [more]

June 5, 2012
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Honors 57 Exemplary Girls with the Gold Award
This year, 57 young women from around the state earned their Girl Scout Gold Award. The Gold Award is the highest achievement a girl can earn in Girl Scouting, meeting national standards set... [more]

May 31, 2012
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Receives $4,000 Grant from Valley United Way for Girlz R.U.L.E.™ program
Girl Scouts of Connecticut believes that anti-bullying programming can make a different in a young girl’s life. Girlz R.U.L.E.® is Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s signature... [more]

May 24, 2012
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Elects New Members to Board of Directors
Girl Scouts of Connecticut elected new members to its Board of Directors at the organization’s Annual Meeting on May 23 in North Haven. The new members are: ... [more]

May 23, 2012
Girl Scout 100th Jubilee celebrates the best of Girl Scouting!
Girl Scouts throughout Connecticut celebrated the organization’s 100th Anniversary at the Durham Fairgrounds on Saturday, May 19th, during the Girl Scout 100th Jubilee. An estimated... [more]

May 9, 2012
How can parents keep their girls engaged, challenged, and happy this summer? Girl Scout Summer Camp is the answer!
The end of the school year is quickly approaching and parents everywhere are looking for ways to assure they don’t hear the dreaded words, “I’m bored!” this summer... [more]

May 8, 2012
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Hosts College Tours
Approximately 48 girls from A.I. Prince Technical High School in Hartford toured several colleges in Massachusetts over a two-day weekend from May 4-5, provided by Girl Scouts of... [more]

April 19, 2012
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Donates Cookies to Coast Guard Foundation
With the 2012 Cookie Season wrapped up, Girl Scouts of Connecticut is hard at work delivering the over 120,000 boxes of cookies that were purchased this season for the Cookies for Heroes... [more]

April 9, 2012
ALL Girls and Families invited to Summer Camp Open Houses on May 6
Girl Scouts of Connecticut is hosting fun open house events at all of its summer camps on Sunday, May 6 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. The Girl Scout camps will be open for the public and... [more]

April 9, 2012
Four Extraordinary New Haven Women Honored at Girl Scouts of Connecticut's Women of Achievement Event
Four exceptional women from the greater New Haven area were honored on April 6 at Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s Women of Achievement Event. The honorees were recognized for their... [more]

April 5, 2012
Girl Scouts of Connecticut, Naugatuck Valley Community College host successful Nuestra Voz Latina
Girl Scouts of Connecticut and co-sponsors Naugatuck Valley Community College and the Latina A.R.M.Y. hosted the 3rd annual Nuestra Voz Latina: A Leadership Conference, at the college campus... [more]

March 27, 2012
Girl Scouts of Connecticut's Girlz R.U.L.E.™ program officially trademarked
Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s signature anti-bullying program, Girlz R.U.L.E.™, has officially been recognized as a copyrighted term by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. ... [more]

March 26, 2012
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Pledge to Save Electricity
Connecticut Girl Scouts will be turning off the lights no matter where they are to take action to save our planet. ... [more]

March 22, 2012
Save on Summer Camp - Register Now!
Have a girl that’s ready to experience all the fun and adventure that Girl Scout summer camp has to offer? Register now and pay in full before April 1, and you will save on the camp... [more]

March 19, 2012
Girl Scout Volunteer Kimberly McLean named a Woman of Innovation
Kimberly McLean, a Girl Scout volunteer for nearly 20 years and a principal engineer with Electric Boat in Groton, was recently awarded a 2012 Woman of Innovation Award by the Connecticut... [more]

March 19, 2012
Girl Scouts are 100 years old! Centennial officially recognized on March 12, 2012
Girl Scouts throughout Connecticut and the country are continuing to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouting. Since 1912, Girl Scouting has inspired millions of girls and women with... [more]

March 8, 2012
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Host Girl Scout Day at the Capitol
Celebrating Girl Scout Day at the State Capitol on Wednesday, March 7, 2012, Girl Scouts of Connecticut supported further opportunities for girls in science, technology, engineering and math... [more]

March 5, 2012
Millions of Girl Scout Cookies Arrive in Connecticut!
More than 2 million boxes of Girl Scout Cookies were delivered across Connecticut last weekend.   ... [more]

February 22, 2012
Girl Scouts of Connecticut, Naugatuck Valley Community College to host 3rd annual Nuestra Voz Latina
Girl Scouts of Connecticut and co-sponsors Naugatuck Valley Community College and the Latina A.R.M.Y. will host the 3rd annual Nuestra Voz Latina: A Leadership Conference, at the college... [more]

February 17, 2012
The Cookies are Coming! Statewide cookie deliveries begin on March
Trucks filled with Girl Scout cookies are scheduled to roll out on March 3, as volunteers and Girl Scouts of Connecticut staff will be waiting to distribute cookies to Girl Scouts for... [more]

February 15, 2012
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Hosting Day at the Capitol on Wednesday, March 7
Girl Scouts of Connecticut will be joined by Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman, Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, legislators, Girl Scouts, and supporters on Girl Scout Day at the Capitol... [more]

January 26, 2012
New Britain Girl Scouts, Grace Academy of Hartford students lead Pledge of Allegiance at Hartford Mayor Segarra's Inauguration
  ... [more]

January 23, 2012
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Receives $5,000 Grant from The Dime Bank Foundation
Girl Scouts of Connecticut (GSOFCT) believes that anti-bullying programming can make a different in a young girl’s life. Girlz R.U.L.E.™ is Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s... [more]

January 9, 2012
Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman to serve as honorary chairperson for Girl Scouts of Connecticut's 100th Anniversary
Girl Scouts of Connecticut is pleased to announce that Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman will serve as honorary chairperson in honor of Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s centennial year.... [more]

January 9, 2012
Girl Scouts Welcomes All Girls in Grades K & 1; It's not too late to sign up as a Daisy Girl Scout!
Daisies are popping up all over Connecticut! Don’t miss your chance to join them! Girls in Kindergarten and 1st grade are discovering the world around them, connecting with fellow... [more]

January 3, 2012
It's Girl Scout Cookie Time!
Girl Scouts throughout Connecticut are taking orders beginning January 7th, 2012 for everyone’s favorite cookies! ... [more]


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