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 16, 2013
Letter to the Editor: Thank you to our volunteers!
To the Editor:
December 9, 2013
Approximately 250 people attend Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s 2013 Breakfast Badge
From left to right: Caroline Sloat, GSOFCT Board President; Mary
November 27, 2013
Girl Scouts of Connecticut donates 3,800 cans of food products to American Red Cross, Connecticut Chapter
3,800 cans of Honey Roasted Peanuts will be donated to the American Red Cross, Connecticut Chapter, delivered by Girl Scouts of Connecticut.
November 19, 2013
New Canaan resident & Gold Award Recipient Janelle K. Gerardi Named 2013 Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy
New Canaan Girl Scout and 2013 Gold Award Recipient Janelle K. Gerardi has been named the 2013 Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy as a part of National Philanthropy Day® in Connecticut.
November 15, 2013
Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s 2013 Breakfast Badge to honor Teresa C. Younger
Girl Scouts of Connecticut will host the 2013 Breakfast Badge on Friday, December 6, from 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. at The Hartford Club in downtown Hartford. The organization is honoring the... [more]
November 14, 2013
Girl Scouts of Connecticut CFO Honored by Hartford Business Journal
Wethersfield native Tasha Jackson, Chief Financial Officer of Girl Scouts of Connecticut, was recognized amongst her peers at the Hartford Business Journal’s 2013 CFO of the Year... [more]
October 4, 2013
Girl Scout Cookies available this Election Season!
Casting your vote this year? Don’t forget your Girl Scout Cookies!
September 19, 2013
Stratford Girl Scout Wins National Rocketry Award
September 18, 2013
Girl Scout Tess Carella Helps Save Sea Turtles in Panama
September 13, 2013
More than 160 people celebrate Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s 20th Anniversary Woman of Merit
Approximately 160 Girl Scout supporters, friends, and family celebrated the 20th Anniversary of the Woman of Merit benefit dinner at the Stamford Hilton on Thursday, September 12.
August 30, 2013
Girls Can’t Wait to Become Girl Scouts!
Another year of exciting, fulfilling adventures awaits all Connecticut girls who join us in Girl Scouting!
August 21, 2013
Tickets Still Available for Woman of Merit!
Tickets are still available for Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s 20th Anniversary Woman of Merit benefit dinner, being held on Thursday, September 12, from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. at the... [more]
August 1, 2013
Girl Scout Meaghan Sullivan Receives Bronze Cross
Lebanon Girl Scout Meaghan Sullivan was recently honored with the GSUSA Bronze Cross, for her quick actions and brave behavior in saving a man’s life.
August 1, 2013
Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s College Pathways Program Reaches 109 Girls
This year, 109 students from A.I. Prince Technical High School benefited from Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s College Pathways program.
July 26, 2013
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Receives $20,000 Grant from the Fairfield County Community Foundation
Girl Scouts of Connecticut recognizes that obesity is a national and local crisis, impacting the lives of young women. That’s why Girl Scouts of Connecticut created its signature... [more]
July 11, 2013
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Receives Grant from Hartford Foundation for Summer Fun Program
Girl Scouts of Connecticut has received an $8,788 grant from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, which will be used to fund the Summer Fun camp program offered for girls at the E.B.... [more]
July 9, 2013
Girl Scouts of Connecticut to Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Woman of Merit
Girl Scouts of Connecticut will celebrate partnerships that make the world a better place at the 20th Anniversary Woman of Merit dinner, being held on Thursday, September 12, from 5:30... [more]
July 9, 2013
Girl Scouts of Connecticut to Honor IBM’s Chief Information Officer Jeanette Horan
Girl Scouts of Connecticut is pleased to announce that IBM’s Chief Information Officer Jeanette Horan will be the honoree at the 2013 Woman of Merit dinner on Thursday, September 12,... [more]
July 8, 2013
Camp CEO: Leadership in Action! 33 girls make new friends and connections with state’s female leaders
At Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s Camp CEO, 33 young women had the experience of a lifetime participating in fun camping activities and leadership experiences with some of... [more]
June 12, 2013
Deloitte’s Hartford Employees Spend IMPACT Day at Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s Camp Laurel in Lebanon
Campers at Camp Laurel in Lebanon this summer will enjoy a new 18x18 floating dock in the lake, new flowers in front of the dining hall, and repaired facilities thanks to volunteer support... [more]
June 7, 2013
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Donates Cookies to Coast Guard Foundation
The 2013 Cookie Program is over, but Girl Scouts of Connecticut is hard at work delivering the over 130,000 boxes of cookies that were purchased this season for the Cookies for Heroes Gift... [more]
June 6, 2013
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Honors 70 Exemplary Girls with the Gold Award
This year, 70 young women from around the state earned their Girl Scout Gold Award, an unprecedented number and the most awardees in Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s history. The... [more]
May 30, 2013
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 29 in North Haven. The current Girl Scouts of Connecticut Board of... [more]
May 30, 2013
Teresa C. Younger Ends Term as Board President of Girl Scouts of Connecticut
Teresa C. Younger, Executive Director of the Permanent Commission on the Status of Women for the state of Connecticut, has ended her term as President of the Board of Directors for Girl... [more]
May 21, 2013
Girl Scout summer camps throughout state still accepting registrations
Space is still available for all girls in grades 1-12 to have a fun, safe place to explore and learn in the outdoors! Girls don’t have to be Girl Scouts to participate in the fun!
May 17, 2013
Camp CEO: A Unique Leadership Opportunity!
At Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s Camp CEO, some of Connecticut’s top female executives will come together with young women to lead in fun camping activities, share, and experience... [more]
May 17, 2013
Energizer Donates Volunteers and Funds to Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s Camp Katoya in Milford
Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s Camp Katoya was the recipient of volunteer time and resources thanks to a generous outpouring of support from the Energizer Corporation.
May 16, 2013
Marlborough Girl Scouts Attend 51st Annual West Point Camporee
Marlborough Girl Scouts of Troop 65220 recently attended the 51st Annual West Point Camporee, held at Lake Frederick in New York during the weekend of April 26-28, 2013.
May 14, 2013
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Receives $29,000 Grant from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving for camperships
Girl Scouts of Connecticut has received a $29,000 grant from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, which will be used to grant camperships to girls in Hartford or East Hartford. The... [more]
May 2, 2013
GSOFCT CEO Thanks Cookie Program Supporters
To the Editor:
May 2, 2013
Girl Scouts Launch Self-Made Rockets at Veterans Park
Thanks to a generous grant from People’s United Community Foundation, 20 Girl Scouts experienced a day of rocket launching at Veterans Park in Bridgeport on April 21, using rockets... [more]
April 24, 2013
New Fairfield Girl Scout Awarded Medal of Honor
New Fairfield Girl Scout Rebecca Williams has been awarded the Medal of Honor, a national recognition from Girl Scouts of the USA for her actions in saving her sister’s life.
April 22, 2013
Girl Scouts Discuss Careers at 3 GE Locations in Fairfield County
More than 50 Girl Scouts visited three GE Corporate locations in Danbury, Norwalk, and Stamford, to learn about the types of careers available at the company and about other key... [more]
April 22, 2013
Girl Scouts Learn to “Add It Up” at Travelers in Hartford
Twenty four Girl Scouts in grades 6-8 learned about actuarial and math-related careers at The Travelers Companies, Inc., in Hartford, with the help of the Travelers Women in Actuarial and... [more]
April 15, 2013
Girl Scouts Honor their Volunteers-Volunteer Appreciation Week is April 21-27; Leader’s Day is April 22
During Volunteer Appreciation week from April 21-27, Girl Scouts of Connecticut will honor the 19,000 volunteers that are an essential part to Girl Scouting in Connecticut. Throughout the... [more]
April 5, 2013
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Receives $15,000 Grant from the Perrin Family Foundation for Girlz R.U.L.E.® program
Girl Scouts of Connecticut (GSOFCT) believes that anti-bullying programming can make a difference in a young girl’s life. Girlz R.U.L.E.® is Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s... [more]
April 5, 2013
ALL Girls and Families invited to Summer Camp Open Houses on May 5!
Girl Scouts of Connecticut is hosting fun open house events at all of its summer camps on Sunday, May 5 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. The camps will be open for the public and families to... [more]
April 3, 2013
Accomplishments of Girls and Women in Greater New Haven Celebrated at Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s Women of Achievement Event
Exceptional Girl Scouts, volunteers, and successful women were celebrated for their leadership and civic engagement on Wednesday, April 3 during Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s Women of... [more]
April 2, 2013
Girl Scout Volunteer Dr. Cynthia Barnett named a Woman of Innovation
Dr. Cynthia Barnett, a teacher, guidance counselor, and assistant principal in the Norwalk Public School system for 30 years and a Girl Scout volunteer, was recently awarded a 2013 Woman of... [more]
March 20, 2013
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 12, 2013
Happy Birthday Girl Scouts! Girl Scouts are 101 years old on March 12, 2013!
Girl Scouts throughout Connecticut and the country are celebrating the 101st anniversary of Girl Scouting on Tuesday, March 12. Since 1912, Girl Scouting has inspired millions of girls and... [more]
March 11, 2013
Entrepreneur and author Ruma Bose to speak at Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s Women of Achievement Breakfast
Entrepreneur and best-selling author Ruma Bose will be speaking at Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s Women of Achievement breakfast, to be held at the New Haven Lawn Club on Wednesday,... [more]
March 7, 2013
Cookies for Heroes to be collected this weekend!
Girl Scouts across Connecticut are participating in the Cookie Program that teaches them five important skills: goal setting, money management, business ethics, people skills, and decision... [more]
March 5, 2013
Millions of Girl Scout Cookies Have Arrived in Connecticut!
More than 2 million boxes of Girl Scout Cookies were delivered across Connecticut last weekend! Hundreds of volunteers and Girl Scouts helped to off-load the cases of cookies from... [more]
March 1, 2013
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Host Girl Scout Day at the Capitol
Celebrating Girl Scout Day at the State Capitol on Wednesday, February 27, Girl Scouts of Connecticut supported further opportunities for girls to continue to develop their leadership... [more]
February 15, 2013
Girl Scouts across Connecticut say “together we can save children’s lives”
World Thinking Day on February 22 is a chance for Girl Scouts and Girl Guides around the world to celebrate international friendships while participating in events and activities with global... [more]
January 31, 2013
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Celebrates National Girl Scout Cookie Day!
Girl Scouts in Connecticut and throughout the nation are celebrating Friday, February 8, as National Girl Scout Cookie Day, in honor of the skills learned through the $790-million national... [more]
January 24, 2013
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Offers Journey Books in Braille
Beginning this year, Girl Scouts of Connecticut will be offering many of its popular National Program Portfolio Resources in Braille.
January 14, 2013
Girl Scouts Welcomes All Girls to Join the Fun!
Girls of all age levels are invited to check out what Girl Scouting is all about! There are still spaces available for girls to sign up to be a Girl Scout and go on an incredible journey of... [more]
January 3, 2013
It’s Girl Scout Cookie Time!
Girl Scouts throughout Connecticut are taking orders beginning January 5th, 2013 for everyone’s favorite cookies!