Troop Tuesday: National Bridging Week

Service units across our council are preparing for their special Bridging Ceremonies—just like Service Unit 3622 of Fairview, Erie County. Congratulations to all of these troops! All that you’ve done during this Girl Scout level is remarkable, and we’re rooting for you as you start your next level—your next adventure! Troop 36860 Troop Leaders NicoleContinue reading “Troop Tuesday: National Bridging Week”

National Bridging Week: June 5-12

Levelling up in Girl Scouts is a big deal. It’s a moment to honor all your Girl Scout’s accomplishments and celebrate the resilient, bold, and thoughtful girl she’s become. Bridging is a special tradition that marks Girl Scouts’ achievements throughout the years and celebrates their “crossing the bridge” to the next level. It typically involvesContinue reading “National Bridging Week: June 5-12”

Thursday THANKS! featuring GSWPA volunteers

When it comes to recognizing the ongoing commitments of GSWPA’s volunteers, we asked our staff who know best—the Volunteer Support Specialists at our council. These staff are in the front row watching our volunteers plan events, offering help whenever it’s needed, and cheering them on. During National Volunteer Month, we will feature highlights from ourContinue reading “Thursday THANKS! featuring GSWPA volunteers”

Troop Tuesday – April 20, 2021

As part of earning their Bronze Award, Girl Scouts Lyla, Gabriella, Natalie, and Ella from GSWPA Troop 52544 made no-sew fleece blankets for dogs at a local animal shelter, South Hills Pet Rescue. The girls began their project by inviting the owner of the animal shelter to join one of their meetings. They asked questionsContinue reading “Troop Tuesday – April 20, 2021”

Thursday THANKS! featuring GSWPA volunteers

When it comes to recognizing the ongoing commitments of GSWPA’s volunteers, we asked our staff who know best—the Volunteer Support Specialists at our council. These staff are in the front row watching our volunteers plan events, offering help whenever it’s needed, and cheering them on. During National Volunteer Month, we will feature highlights from ourContinue reading “Thursday THANKS! featuring GSWPA volunteers”

Troop Tuesday – April 13, 2021

With many long-term living facilities adjusting visiting protocols during the pandemic, Girl Scout Troop 27104 thought creatively about how they could support these members of their community. As springtime approached—a time of newness and excitement—the girls in Troop 27104 wanted to bring that fun feeling of spring indoors for residents of a local care home.Continue reading “Troop Tuesday – April 13, 2021”

Because of you, the Girl Scout volunteer

April is National Volunteer Month, and I am thrilled to celebrate our amazing volunteers and recognize all that you do for your Girl Scouts. This past year has brought hurdles no one could have imagined. All our staff here at GSWPA are inspired by the ways our volunteers—YOU—have persevered to show girls what it meansContinue reading “Because of you, the Girl Scout volunteer”