Gold Award Girl Scout and Miss Pennsylvania Teen USA

In 2022, Girl Scout Alexandra Jones celebrated many accomplishments—graduating Elizabeth Forward High School with High Honors, earning her Girl Scout Gold Award, and being crowned Miss Pennsylvania Teen USA 2022. Along with these outstanding achievements, she was also the president of both the Student Government Association and Interact Club at her school, a member ofContinue reading “Gold Award Girl Scout and Miss Pennsylvania Teen USA”

Destinations: Space Academy Guest Blog Post

Cadette Girl Scout Evelyn “Evie” Mathie attended Space Academy in Huntsville, Alabama for six days as part of our Destinations program. She was a recipient of D-Pass funding granted to Girl Scouts from our council. While at camp, not only did I make many new and amazing friends, but I learned so much from themContinue reading “Destinations: Space Academy Guest Blog Post”

Raspberry Rally Contest

110 years ago, Juliette Gordon Low imagined a movement where all girls could come together and embrace their unique strengths and passions. Ensuring that all girls had a place to develop their leadership skills, advocate for themselves and others, and turn their ambitions into reality—these are the ideas Juliette rallied behind, leading her to establishContinue reading “Raspberry Rally Contest”

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”

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”