Girl Scouts in Action

November 13, 2017 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

What it’s Like to be a Girl Scout Service Unit Leader

In this video, you will learn what it is like to be a GS SU leader for SU 31-6 from Lisa Jackson. Contributor: Jessica For more information about Girl Scouts, visit gscnc.org  

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October 27, 2017 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

Troop 3002 October Update

Cadette troop 3002 had a busy month of October. The troop hosted its annual “Fit and Fierce” event on October 1st. This event promotes fitness in the community. On October 8th, the troop made several bags of trail mix snacks for Martha’s table. On October 15 the troop volunteered at the World of Montgomery Festival. […]

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October 4, 2017 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

Recap of the Triennial Girl Scouts of the USA National Convention

2017 just happened to be the year of the triennial Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) National Convention. The week started off with the business meetings, where delegates and Board members discussed and voted on various proposals concerning GSUSA. After an interesting two days of policy and governance, the fun part of the week commenced! […]

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April 9, 2017 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

World Thinking Day Cupcake Challenge

Association 31 of Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital held a cupcake challenge on March 25, 2017 to earn money for SHARE. SHARE is the giving campaign for GSCNC that raises funding for improving Girl Scout camps, financial assistance, and supporting programs. The challenge for the Girl Scouts competing the cupcake challenge was to […]

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October 30, 2016 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

Stop Hunger Now!

On October 15, a breezy, sunny autumnal morning, members of the Girl Scout Service Unit 31-6, Boy Scouts Troop 1441 and members of The Colesville Presbyterian Church (CPC) gathered together to “Stop Hunger Now.”  This effort was coordinated by Jean Dimeo of CPC. The church also sponsored and hosted this event. It’s All Purpose Room […]

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October 29, 2016 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

Katie Reilly from She’s the First and International Day of the Girl

On October 11th, at Google HQ many empowering and strong women met to celebrate Day of the Girl, and to discuss women’s rights. At the event they hosted a panel, where a few empowering women spoke about what they did about women’s rights. Before the event started, guests enjoyed refreshments and mingled. The Girl Scout […]

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October 28, 2016 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

International Day of the Girl Child Panel Recap

On October 11, the Girl Scout Media Team made their way to Google Headquarters in Washington D.C. to cover and report upon the Memunatu Magazine’s International Day of the Girl event. Moderating the event was Nina Oduro, and panelists included Monica Jahan Bose, founder of Storytelling With Saris; Yawa Hansen-Quao, founder of the Leading Ladies […]

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October 27, 2016 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

Interview with Ms. Yawa Hansen-Quao

At the end of the International Day of the Girl, I got a chance to interview Ms. Yawa Hansen-Quao. Ms. Yawa is the founder of Leading Ladies’ Network and the co-founder of Impact Hub in Accra, Ghana. Questions asked and Ms. Yawa’s responses are as follows: Why did you start doing what you do now? Her […]

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October 26, 2016 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

Google Hosts International Day of the Girl Child at DC Headquarters

On October 11, Google hosted a wonderful event, celebrating International Day of the Girl Child. And who better to cover this event than 31-6’s own Girl Scout Media Team, a team of teenage girls? The team was promised a wonderful night, and the event did not disappoint. The team started the night by learning how to […]

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October 25, 2016 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

Sewing Booth with Ms. Laura: Making Dresses for Refugee Camps in Africa

October 9th  was the Montgomery County Girl Scout Vendor Fair. I had the wonderful privilege to work and present at the sewing booth. The booth was Mrs. Laura’s sewing booth. Mrs. Laura is a sewing expert. She teaches sewing classes for girls eight and up. Mostly registered Girl Scouts come, but they are able to invite […]

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