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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.

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July 14, 2014
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Receives $20,000 Grant from the Fairfield County Community Foundation
A $20,000 grant will allow Girl Scouts of Connecticut to serve 1,200 girls ages 7-10 in Stamford, Norwalk, Greenwich, and Bridgeport. ... [more]

July 3, 2014
Camp CEO: Leadership in Action!
At Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s Camp CEO, 18 young women had the experience of a lifetime participating in fun camping activities and leadership experiences with some of... [more]

June 26, 2014
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Receives $25,000 Grant from Aetna Foundation to Improve Girls’ Health in Asylum Hill
Girl Scouts of Connecticut has received a $25,000 grant from the Aetna Foundation to launch a pilot of its Live Healthy, Lead Healthy in Hartford’s Asylum Hill neighborhood.  The... [more]

June 20, 2014
200-Plus Attendees Join the Fight for Girls at Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s Woman of Merit Event
More than 200 Girl Scout supporters, friends, and family enjoyed an exciting evening of empowering girls across the state at the 21st annual Woman of Merit benefit dinner at the Stamford... [more]

June 20, 2014
Girl Scouts of Connecticut and donors celebrate new pool and shower house at Camp Katoya
Approximately 75 people celebrated the opening of a new pool and renovated shower house at Camp Katoya in Milford on Saturday, June 14. ... [more]

June 9, 2014
Waterbury community learns more about The State of Girls
Engaged members of the Waterbury community attended the third State of Girls Speaker Series event on June 4, at Naugatuck Valley Community College. ... [more]

June 2, 2014
Hartford community learns more about The State of Girls
Engaged members of the Hartford community attended the second State of Girls Speaker Series on Thursday, May 29, at Goodwin College. ... [more]

May 30, 2014
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 28 in North Haven. The current Girl Scouts of Connecticut Board of... [more]

May 28, 2014
New Haven community learns more about The State of Girls
Engaged members of the New Haven community attended the first State of Girls Speaker Series on Wednesday, May 21, at Gateway Community College. ... [more]

May 20, 2014
Bridgeport Girl Scouts Tell Their Story
Bridgeport Girl Scouts Tiffany Serrano (Troop 30043) and Naomi Rose (Troop 30037) were recently named winners of the “My Immigrant Story” writing contest, hosted by Girl Scouts... [more]

May 14, 2014
Girl Scouts of Connecticut to host The State of Girls Speaker Series in Waterbury
Girl Scouts of Connecticut is hosting The State of Girls Speaker Series at Naugatuck Valley Community College in Waterbury on Wednesday, June 4, featuring moderated conversations among local... [more]

May 13, 2014
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 12, 2014
Girl Scouts of Connecticut to host The State of Girls Speaker Series in East Hartford
Girl Scouts of Connecticut is hosting The State of Girls Speaker Series at Goodwin College in East Hartford on Thursday, May 29, featuring moderated conversations among local experts on the... [more]

April 28, 2014
Girl Scouts Learn to “Add It Up” at Travelers in Hartford
Twenty 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 28, 2014
Girl Scouts Participate in GE Careers
More than 40 Girl Scouts visited three GE Corporate locations in Danbury, Norwalk, and Stamford, to learn about the types of careers available at the company and key career-building skills. ... [more]

April 24, 2014
Girl Scouts of Connecticut to host The State of Girls Speaker Series in New Haven
Girl Scouts of Connecticut is hosting The State of Girls Speaker Series at Gateway Community College in New Haven on Wednesday, May 21, featuring moderated conversations among local experts... [more]

April 18, 2014
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Teams up With Merrill Lynch to Help Local Girl Scouts Gain Confidence – and a New Patch – in Financial Matters
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April 16, 2014
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Honors Its Valued Volunteers
During Volunteer Appreciation week from April 20-26, Girl Scouts of Connecticut will honor the 18,000 volunteers that are an essential part to Girl Scouting in Connecticut. Throughout the... [more]

April 14, 2014
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Receives $18,000 Grant from SBM Charitable Foundation
Girl Scouts of Connecticut has received an $18,000 grant from SBM Charitable Foundation that will make it possible for East Hartford and Manchester girls to attend summer camp at Camp... [more]

April 7, 2014
ALL Girls and Families invited to Summer Camp Open Houses!
Girl Scouts of Connecticut is hosting fun open house events at all of its summer camps on Sunday, May 4 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. The camps will be open for the public and families to... [more]

April 1, 2014
Girl Scouts of Connecticut to host The State of Girls Speaker Series throughout state
Girl Scouts of Connecticut is hosting The State of Girls Speaker Series ... [more]

March 25, 2014
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Honored by United Way of Northwest Connecticut
Girl Scouts of Connecticut is the recipient of the United Way of Northwest Connecticut Women’s Leadership Initiative’s award for Best Supporting Organization in the Role of... [more]

March 14, 2014
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Girl Scouts of Connecticut is hosting The State of Girls Speaker Series throughout the state in the months of May, June, September, and October, featuring moderated conversations among local... [more]

March 14, 2014
Out of Samoas or Thin Mints? You have another chance to get more!
If you’re already out of your favorite Girl Scout cookie, you still have time to replenish your supply! Girl Scouts across Connecticut will be hosting cookie booth sales for a limited... [more]

March 10, 2014
Girl Scouts and LeanIn.org Partner to “Ban Bossy”
When a little boy asserts himself, he is called a leader. When a little girl asserts herself, she is called “bossy.” ... [more]

February 27, 2014
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Host Girl Scout Day at the Capitol
Celebrating Girl Scout Day at the State Capitol on Wednesday, February 26, Girl Scouts of Connecticut supported further opportunities for girls to continue to develop their leadership... [more]

February 25, 2014
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Receives $15,000 Grant from the Perrin Family Foundation for Girlz R.U.L.E.®
Girl Scouts of Connecticut believes that anti-bullying programming can make a difference in a young girl’s life – not only for girls to overcome bullying situations, but to... [more]

February 20, 2014
Approximately 1,400 attend The Big Sing & SWAP
Girl Scouts of Connecticut hosted its largest girl event of the year, The Big Sing & SWAP, to a large crowd of 1,400 Girl Scouts and families for an afternoon of sharing personally... [more]

February 12, 2014
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Hosting Girl Scout Day at the Capitol on February 26
Girl Scouts of Connecticut will be joined by Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman, legislators, Girl Scouts, and supporters on Girl Scout Day at the Capitol on Wednesday, February 26. ... [more]

February 12, 2014
Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s Packing Party Celebrates the Good that Cookies Do!
Local Girl Scouts celebrated National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend on Friday, February 7, by participating in a “packing party” at South Church in East Hartford. ... [more]

January 30, 2014
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Celebrates National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend!
Girl Scouts in Connecticut and throughout the nation are celebrating Friday, February 7 and Saturday, February 8, as National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend, in honor of the skills learned... [more]

January 27, 2014
Girl Scouts of Connecticut to Honor Merrill Lynch Managing Director Linda Houston
Girl Scouts of Connecticut is pleased to announce that Linda Houston, Managing Director, New England Market Executive for Merrill Lynch Wealth Management will be the honoree at the 2014... [more]

January 24, 2014
Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s Big Sing & SWAP coming to Quinnipiac University on Saturday, February 15
Girl Scouts of Connecticut will be hosting its largest girl event of the year, The Big Sing & SWAP, on Saturday, February 15, at Quinnipiac University from 1-3:30 p.m. ... [more]

January 17, 2014
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Recipient of $2,000 Campership Grant from Main Street Community Foundation
Girl Scouts of Connecticut has received a $2,000 grant through The Women & Girls’ Fund at the Main Street Community Foundation, which will be used to grant camperships to girls in... [more]

January 10, 2014
Can’t Wait to Become A Girl Scout? It’s not too late!
Girls who can’t wait to become a Girl Scout can still join the organization and experience everything it has to offer! It’s not too late! ... [more]

January 4, 2014
It’s Girl Scout Cookie Time!
Girl Scouts throughout Connecticut are taking orders beginning January 5th, 2013 for everyone’s favorite cookies! ... [more]

December 16, 2013
Letter to the Editor: Thank you to our volunteers!
To the Editor: ... [more]

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 ... [more]

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. ... [more]

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. ... [more]

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! ... [more]

September 19, 2013
Stratford Girl Scout Wins National Rocketry Award
  ... [more]

September 18, 2013
Girl Scout Tess Carella Helps Save Sea Turtles in Panama
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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. ... [more]

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! ... [more]

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 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. ... [more]

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! ... [more]

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. ... [more]

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. ... [more]

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: ... [more]

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. ... [more]

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. ... [more]

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! ... [more]

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
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]

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]

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 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 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 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]

December 21, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Receives $2,000 Grant from Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
Girl Scouts of Connecticut has received a $2,000 grant from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving to support general programming and activities offered to girls in Greater Hartford. ... [more]

December 21, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Receives $2,200 Grant from The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut
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.TM is Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s... [more]

December 12, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Receives $60,000 Grant from Travelers for College Pathways Program
Girl Scouts of Connecticut is committed to bringing the benefits of Girl Scouting to girls throughout the state of Connecticut. These benefits include the popular College Pathways program,... [more]

December 2, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut's 2011 Breakfast Badge Honors Eastern Connecticut State University President Elsa M. Núñez
Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s 2011 Breakfast Badge Honoree, Dr. Elsa M. Nunez, president of Eastern Connecticut State University, received a one-of-a-kind Girl Scout badge during a... [more]

November 21, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Hosting 2011 Breakfast Badge; ECSU President Elsa Núñez to be honored
Girl Scouts of Connecticut will host the 2011 Breakfast Badge on Friday, December 2, from 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. at The Hartford Club in downtown Hartford. Friends and supporters are invited... [more]

November 7, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Sends 24 Delegates to 2011 National Convention in Houston, Texas
Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s 24 delegates, led by Board President Teresa Younger and CEO Jennifer Smith Turner, are on their way to Houston, Texas, for the 52nd Convention and 2011... [more]

November 1, 2011
Don't Miss Your Chance to Buy Girl Scout Cookies Before the New Year!
This Election Day, 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 Election Day, November 8... [more]

October 28, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Celebrate Founder's Birthday; All Girl Scouts asked to wear pearls to honor founder
On October 31, Girl Scouts of Connecticut and Girl Scouts across the country will celebrate the birthday of the organization’s founder, Juliette Gordon Low. ... [more]

October 20, 2011
Naugatuck Historical Society Museum to display Girl Scouts of Connecticut's 100th Traveling Exhibit
During the month of November, the Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s 100th Traveling Exhibit will be on display at the Naugatuck Historical Society Museum, with the premiere event to be held... [more]

October 14, 2011
Shelton Girl Scout Junior Wins National Rocketry Award
Shelton Girl Scout Junior Nicole Frese took home top honors in the National Reach for the Stars Rocket Competition, as a result of her first-place finish during a Girl Scout rocket launch... [more]

October 7, 2011
Local Girl Scouts Need Adult Volunteers
Looking for a way to give back to your community, but not sure how to do it? Are you skilled in engineering, financial matters, athletics, cooking, or other activities? ... [more]

September 20, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Welcomes New and Returning Girls to a Year of Celebration
Girl Scouts of Connecticut continues to offer many exciting ways for girls to participate in Girl Scouts and experience its leadership programs. This special year celebrates the 100th... [more]

July 26, 2011
Grant Allows Girls to Experience Summer Camp
Girls are joining in the fun and adventure at summer camp thanks to a $10,000 grant received from a Fairfield County Community Foundation-Donor Advised Fund. ... [more]

July 5, 2011
New Funds to Add Cyberbullying Prevention to Successful Program for Girls
As a result of a $5,000 gift from the Fairfield County Community Foundation Fund for Women and Girls, Girl Scouts of Connecticut will be able to enhance its popular Girlz R.U.L.E.™... [more]

June 24, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Awards the Gold to Exemplary Girls
The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest achievement a girl can earn in Girl Scouting. An award with national standards, it represents an individual’s accomplishments, leadership,... [more]

June 9, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Honors Secretary of the State, Denise Merrill
Girl Scouts of Connecticut honored Secretary of the State Denise Merrill at the 2011 Woman of Merit dinner on Wednesday, June 8 at the Hartford Marriott Downtown. ... [more]

June 2, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut is Awarded Important Grant
Girl Scouts of Connecticut recently received a $70,000 grant from The Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation, Inc. ... [more]

May 25, 2011
Girl Scouts Of Connecticut Partners With Read To Grow In State-Wide Book Drive
Girl Scouts of Connecticut and Read to Grow, Inc. recently partnered to conduct a state-wide effort to collect books for kids in need. More than 10,000 new and gently books were collected by... [more]

May 10, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Welcomes Secretary of the State Denise Merrill to its Board Development Committee
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill was elected to Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s Board Development Committee during the organization’s Annual Meeting on May 4 in North Haven. ... [more]

May 10, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Elects New Board Members
Girl Scouts of Connecticut elected new members to its Board of Directors at the organization’s Annual Meeting on May 4 in North Haven. The current Girl Scouts of Connecticut Board of... [more]

May 8, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Presenta un Evento de Autoestima para las Júvenes
Las Girl Scouts of Connecticut y Naugatuck Valley Community College estarán ofreciendo un evento público diseñado para incrementar las habilidades de las jóvenes... [more]

May 8, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Hosts Self-Esteem Event for Girls
Girl Scouts of Connecticut and Naugatuck Valley Community College are hosting a public event designed to empower girls with the tools and resources they need for success in the world today.... [more]

May 2, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut to Honor Secretary of the State, Denise Merrill
Girl Scouts of Connecticut is pleased to announce that Secretary of the State Denise Merrill will be the honoree at the 2011 Woman of Merit dinner on Wednesday, June 8 from 5:30... [more]

April 26, 2011
Girl Scouts Host Summer Camp Open House for ALL Girls on May 1
Girl Scouts of Connecticut is hosting fun open house events at all of its summer camps on Sunday, May 1 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. The Girl Scout camps will be open to the public and... [more]

April 8, 2011
Extraordinary New Haven Women Honored at Girl Scouts of Connecticut's Women of Achievement Event
Eleven exceptional women from the New Haven area were honored April 6 at Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s Women of Achievement event for their outstanding accomplishments and commitment to... [more]

March 29, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut partners with Read to Grow to support Week of the Young Child
Girl Scouts of Connecticut and Read to Grow, Inc. are conducting a state wide book drive in support of this year’s Week of the Young Child.  From April 11-14, Girl Scouts of... [more]

March 16, 2011
Girl Scouts to Host Women of Achievement Event
Girl Scouts of Connecticut is hosting a Women of Achievement breakfast on Wednesday, April 6 at the Fantasia Banquet Facility in North Haven. The event will celebrate 11 inspiring women... [more]

March 14, 2011
Girl Scouts Learn About Healthy Living
Many of Connecticut's Girl Scouts celebrated the 99th anniversary of Girl Scouting on March 12 at a Live Healthy, Lead Healthy event at the Westfield Meriden Mall. Sponsored in part by... [more]

March 4, 2011
Girl Scouts Across Connecticut Celebrate 99th Anniversary
During the week of March 6 through the 12, Girl Scouts of Connecticut will join Girl Scouts around the country in celebrating Girl Scout Week and the 99th anniversary of Girl Scouting. Since... [more]

March 3, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Hold Girl Scout Advocacy Day at the Capitol
Celebrating Girl Scout Advocacy Day at the state Capitol on Wednesday, March 2, 2011, Girl Scouts of Connecticut announced support of current anti-cyberbullying legislation and highlighted... [more]

February 7, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Hosts Masquerade! Gala; Exemplary Service Units Honored
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January 26, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Hosts Masquerade Gala; Local Service Units to be Honored
Girl Scouts of Connecticut is hosting a Masquerade Gala on Friday, February 4, 2011. The event will be held at the Stamford Marriott Hotel in Stamford, CT from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. and... [more]

January 7, 2011
The 2011 Girl Scout Cookie Program Starts Today!
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December 10, 2010
Girl Scouts of Connecticut's 2010 Breakfast Badge Honors Foodshare CEO, Gloria McAdam
Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s 2010 Breakfast Badge Honoree, Gloria McAdam, received a one-of-a-kind Girl Scout badge during a special breakfast event on December 10 at The Hartford... [more]

November 12, 2010
Girl Scouts of Connecticut to Honor Community Leader Gloria McAdam
Girl Scouts of Connecticut will honor an accomplished leader in the fight against hunger, Gloria McAdam, at the 2010 Breakfast Badge event on Friday, December 10 from 7:30 - 9:00 a.m. at The... [more]

October 28, 2010
Enjoy a Special Girl Scout Treat this Election Day!
This Election Day, elect to support your local Girl Scouts and get a tasty treat! Girl Scouts of Connecticut will be selling your favorite cookies at a variety of locations starting on... [more]

October 4, 2010
GSOFCT Dedicates Judy Frey Troop Program Building at Camp Aspetuck
Thanks to many generous donors and devoted volunteers, Girl Scouts of Connecticut was able to officially dedicate the newly completed Judy Frey Troop Program Building at Camp Aspetuck on... [more]

October 1, 2010
GSOFCT Announces 2010 Breakfast Badge Committee
Girl Scouts of Connecticut is pleased to announce the committee for its 2010 Breakfast Badge event - a distinguished group of community and business women. ... [more]

September 15, 2010
Girl Scouts of Connecticut le da la Bienvenida a sus Miembros con una Nueva Imagen y Nuevos Programas
Con una imagen actualizada, una marca envigoriza, y programas innovadores, Girl Scouts of Connecticut esta alcanzando a una nueva generación de niñas ... [more]

September 15, 2010
GSOFCT Welcomes Members with a New Look and Programs
With an updated look, reenergized brand, and innovative programs, Girl Scouts of Connecticut is reaching a new generation of girls. ... [more]

August 17, 2010
New Funds Will Enhance Girlz R.U.L.E. Program
New funds from the Fairfield County Community Foundation Fund for Women and Girls will help Girl Scouts of Connecticut enhance its popular Girlz R.U.L.E. program in Fairfield County. The... [more]

August 10, 2010
GSOFCT Joins Hands with the Aetna Foundation to Help Reduce Obesity and Improve Health
Thousands of Connecticut girls this year will learn how to eat right and be fit, thanks to the new program Live Healthy, Lead Healthy offered by Girl Scouts of Connecticut and made possible... [more]

August 10, 2010
Las Girl Scouts de Connecticut se Unen con la Fundación de Aetna Para Ayudar a Reducir la Obesidad y Mejorar la Salud de las Niñas
Miles de niñas de Connecticut aprenderán este año a mantenerse en forma y alimentarse adecuadamente, gracias al nuevo programa Live Healthy, Lead Healthy ofrecido por... [more]

July 30, 2010
GSOFCT Welcomes New Chief of Staff
Girl Scouts of Connecticut is pleased to announce the executive appointment of Michael L. Campbell to Chief of Staff. ... [more]

July 21, 2010
GSOFCT Golf Tournament at Lyman Orchards
Tee off at Girl Scouts of Connecticut's Golf Tournament on Monday, August 2 at Lyman Orchards in Middlefield. Featuring great prizes and delicious food, the tournament will be a day of... [more]

July 14, 2010
Former Camper Returns to Girl Scout Camp as New Director
Tracey DiCaprio first attended Girl Scout Camp An-Se-Ox in Oxford nearly 20 years ago. This summer she returns to An-Se-Ox as the camp's new Director. ... [more]

July 1, 2010
Camp CEO Combines Leadership Lessons with Fun Camp Activities
This summer, 24 Girl Scouts from across the state joined top female executives at Girl Scouts of Connecticut's Camp CEO to learn life lessons in a relaxed and fun camp environment. Over... [more]

June 30, 2010
Hartford Foundation for Public Giving Grants Allow GSOFCT to Serve More Girls in Greater Hartford Area
Thanks to grants of more than $185,000 from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Girl Scouts of Connecticut will be able to serve more girls in the 29-town Greater Hartford area served... [more]

June 24, 2010
Camp CEO Brings Girls and Top Women Executives Together
Girl Scouts of Connecticut's Camp CEO is a unique camp where some of Connecticut's top female executives come together to share their journey of success with young women eager to... [more]

June 11, 2010
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Presents Anika Noni Rose with 2010 Woman of Merit Award
Girl Scouts of Connecticut honored former Bloomfield Girl Scout and current Broadway and film actress Anika Noni Rose at the 2010 Woman of Merit dinner on Wednesday, June 9 at the Hartford... [more]

June 7, 2010
50 Connecticut Girl Scouts Earn The Gold
This year, 50 young women from around the state earned their Gold Award, the highest award a girl can earn in Girl Scouting. ... [more]

June 1, 2010
Girl Scouts of Connecticut To Honor Anika Noni Rose
Girl Scouts of Connecticut is pleased to announce that the Woman of Merit honoree for 2010 is Bloomfield native and Broadway and film actress, Anika Noni Rose. A dinner celebrating Ms. Rose... [more]

April 29, 2010
Thinking of the Future, Hartford Girl Scouts Tour Colleges and Universities
April 29, 2010 - This spring, Hartford area Girl Scouts took a journey to prepare for their future. Through Girl Scouts of Connecticut's College Tour program, the Girl Scout Seniors and... [more]

April 29, 2010
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Spreads the Go Green Message for Earth Day - Girl Scouts celebrate Earth Day at the Trumbull Mall
On Saturday, April 24, Girl Scouts from across the state celebrated Earth Day at the Westfield Trumbull Mall. The girls spent the day educating the public on the importance of taking care of... [more]

April 13, 2010
Extraordinary New Haven Women Honored at Girl Scouts of Connecticut's Women of Achievement Event
April 13, 2010- Ten exceptional women from the New Haven area were honored April 6 at Girl Scouts of Connecticut's Women of Achievement Event for their outstanding accomplishments and... [more]

March 23, 2010
Girl Scouts Hold Successful Fill the Truck Events Across the State
On Saturday, March 20, Girl Scouts of Connecticut held "Fill the Truck" events at five locations across the state. Nearly a thousand boxes of Girl Scout cookies were sold to send... [more]

March 19, 2010
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Spreads the Go Green Message for Earth Day
Hundreds of Girl Scouts will celebrate Earth Day at the Trumbull Mall ... [more]

June 11, 2009
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Celebrates Community Leaders
Girl Scouts of Connecticut honored two outstanding individuals at the ... [more]


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