Girl Scouts in Action

Girl Scouts have been active in our community for almost 100 years. From camping, to exploring the DC Metro area, to helping others, Girl Scouts are always on the go and having fun. Follow them right here as girls from Service Unit 31-6 of Girl Scouts of the Nation’s Capital open a new door to the world with media, learn skills, and serve their community.

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Sandy Spring Holiday Event


On December 3rd, 2017, the Girl Scout media team volunteered at the Sandy Spring Museum Holiday party to complete their ‘Sow What’ Journey. At one of the stations, girl scouts taught kids (and some adults too!) how to make a living ornament. At a different station Girl Scouts taught people how to make snow slime, […]

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

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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  

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Troop 3002 October Update

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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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Recap of the Triennial Girl Scouts of the USA National Convention

Lidia Soto-Harmon (GSCNC CEO) and girls after lunch!

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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World Thinking Day Cupcake Challenge

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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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Stop Hunger Now!

Packaging food

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

Katie Reilly

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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International Day of the Girl Child Panel Recap

Panelists at the International Day of the Girl Child Event,

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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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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Google Hosts International Day of the Girl Child at DC Headquarters

Media Team posing for a photo!

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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