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Cookies, campfires, and bracelets are all part of the journey, but changing the world? That’s the real destination! One adventure at a time, Girl Scouts learn, grow, and do amazing things. Unleash your inner leader.

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Introduce girls to awesome new experiences that change their perspectives and broaden their worlds. Be a mentor, a guiding star, a friend. Show them all that they’re capable of, and unleash your inner leader in the process.

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Find out why moms across the world love Girl Scouts and how our program can empower your girl.

From badges and patches to highest awards, Girl Scouts challenges girls to develop important life skills like confidence, self-esteem and leadership. Girl Scouts also build life-long friendships and embrace their passions every step of the way. Is your girl ready to join?

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Our Very Own National Gold Award Girl Scout!

Kiara Baxter, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Community Garden; Grace Payne, Art History for the Modern Student; and Morgan Harvey, Fort Story Summer Reading Program & Literacy Mentors.

Kiara Baxter and other National Gold Award Girl Scouts were celebrated during Girl Scouts Change the World on October 10.

She earned her Gold Award by implementing a Gold Award project, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Community Garden, where she designed and built a community garden that provided hundreds of pounds of food to serve local families experiencing food insecurity. Click continue to read more about Baxter's project.

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More than ever, Girl Scouts are stepping up to stay connected with their sister Girl Scouts and to take action for their communities.

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NEWS: Awesome Stories about GSCCC in the Community

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Virginia Beach Girl Scout Ambassador Emma Reed earns Gold Award

10 Nov 2020

Girl Scout Ambassador Emma Reed of Virginia Beach recently earned the highest honor and achievement in Girl Scouting, the Gold Award in her project, Virginia Beach Butterfly Garden at First Presbyterian Church and Beach Day School.

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Young people pitch in to help Meals on Wheels

23 Sep 2020

Girl Scout Shealyn Weed was recognized for her Silver Award Project: creating birthday boxes for Meals on Wheels.

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Former Girl Scout honored with brick dedication

13 Aug 2020

When Frances Carr invited her hair stylist Rosemary Knight to join her on a recent July evening at the Girl Scouts’ A Place for Girls in Chesapeake, Knight wasn’t quite sure why at first.