Girl Scout achieves big goals.

Girl Scouts set big goals that span from cookie business success to taking on new adventures. As a Super Seller in product programs at Girl Scouts, Magen Walzak of Clarion County is happy to have achieved her goals in both the Girl Scout Cookie Program and the fall MagNut Program. But Magen was more thanContinue reading “Girl Scout achieves big goals.”

Top 5 Tips To Have Fun While Selling Cookies

As Girl Scouts throughout western Pennsylvania begin planning their 2022 Girl Scout Cookie Program, we want to share advice from a Girl Scout sister. Last year was Camryn’s first year in Girl Scouts and her first cookie season. She had lots of fun as she worked her way to achieving Super Seller status. When we checkedContinue reading “Top 5 Tips To Have Fun While Selling Cookies”

Adding education to benefit the community

Morgan Allen, a Girl Scout from Johnstown, enhanced the educational experience at a local, public park as part of her Girl Scout Silver Award. She designed, built, and installed 12 tree identification markers. The markers included facts about the specific species of tree and photos of the tree, its leaves, seeds, flowers, nuts, and bark.Continue reading “Adding education to benefit the community”

Girl Scout keeps her troop connected

Girl Scout Samantha Potts of Westmoreland County took initiative to keep her troop involved in Girl Scout fun. Inspired by a Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania live patch program, Samantha stepped up to lead her troop in her very own patch program creation. “I was excited to share the opportunity with my troop,” Samantha said. “IContinue reading “Girl Scout keeps her troop connected”

Alum stands in confidence thanks to her Girl Scout experience

Regina Munsch, Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania alum and a Gold Award Girl Scout, consistently finds herself standing confidently in traditionally male-dominated areas. From playing the trumpet in middle school to earning her bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering to currently pursuing a career as a dentist, she says that it’s Girl Scouts that helped her beContinue reading “Alum stands in confidence thanks to her Girl Scout experience”

Savannah Ross, 2021 Silver Award Girl Scout of Distinction

For her Silver Award, Savannah Ross, a junior at Brockway Jr/Sr High School, was inspired by her passion for making and giving homemade cards and the desire to create connections across generations. Through a coordinated effort, students attending local elementary schools provide special occasion, handmade greeting cards to the residents living at senior care facilitiesContinue reading “Savannah Ross, 2021 Silver Award Girl Scout of Distinction”

Silver Award creates paws-ative change

Troop 52466 focused their Silver Award on helping the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium and its animals after learning there were financial struggles due to the pandemic. The troop discussed ideas with an education specialist at the zoo and researched different zoo animal enrichment toys. The girls designed and built six types of zoo animalContinue reading “Silver Award creates paws-ative change”

Girl Scout Service Day Ideas

There are so many ways to get your Girl Scouts involved in making the world a better place, and community service is an awesome way for girls to take on issues in their own neighborhoods and communities. Not only will it help set up interest for this year’s Take Action projects, but community service projectsContinue reading “Girl Scout Service Day Ideas”

There is always s’more than one way

In celebration of National S’more Day, we’re honoring the history of the snack and inviting Girl Scouts to put their own twist on the tradition. The only way to properly celebrate this day is with a delicious s’more snack. Let us know what kind of treat you come up with. A piece of Girl ScoutContinue reading “There is always s’more than one way”

Gold Award Girl Scouts receive honorable mentions from GSWPA

GSWPA’s annual Awards of Distinction in May celebrated remarkable women in leadership in Pittsburgh, as well as the accomplishments of incredible Gold Award Girl Scouts. The following Gold Award Girl Scouts were recognized with honorable mentions for Girl Scout Humanitarian and Girl Scout of Distinction. Gold Award Girl Scout Taylor Rechenmacher, a senior at NorthContinue reading “Gold Award Girl Scouts receive honorable mentions from GSWPA”