Girl Scouts Launches Inaugural Badge Series Chosen by Girls

Events,GSMW Blog — Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming @ March 12, 2015
Guest Post from Vicki Wright, GSUSA Outdoor Initiative Lead, Lifetime Girl Scout, Former CEO of multiple Girl Scout Councils This year, on its 103rd Anniversary, Girl Scouts is celebrating our commitment to providing fun and beneficial outdoor experiences for girls with the launch of a new series of outdoor badges, chosen by Girl Scouts themselves. […] Read more

Guest Post: A Message from Anna Maria Chávez

GSMW Blog,News stories — Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming @ February 26, 2015
Anna Maria Chávez, CEO, Girl Scouts of the USA, has some exciting news to share about our commitment to ensuring all girls have access to the outdoors. Today, I had the incredible opportunity to join President Obama, Interior Secretary Sally Jewel, and other federal park officials in announcing a major new White House initiative to […] Read more


GSMW Blog,News stories — Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming @ February 11, 2015
Congratulations to GIRL POWER who took SECOND PLACE at Montana State’s FIRST® LEGO® League Championship Tournament in Bozeman on Saturday, January 31! Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming is a proud sponsor of GIRL POWER and three other all-girl teams: Loca 4 Learning, Girls on Fire, and Robot Rockets. The coach for Girl Power, Michael […] Read more


Uncategorized — Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming @ January 29, 2015
January 29, 2015—Billings, MT—More than sixty teams will be competing at Montana State’s FIRST® LEGO® League Championship Tournament in Bozeman on Saturday, January 31 at Shroyer Gym.  Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming is proud to sponsor four teams which are all girls. Girl Scouts introduces girls of every age to science, technology, engineering, and […] Read more

Three Things To Do on World Thinking Day

Uncategorized — Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming @ January 23, 2015
From GSblog Friday, January 23, 2015 Three Things You Can Do on World Thinking Day When you’re a Girl Scout, you’re part of something much bigger than just your troop or group. Your “network” stretches across your state, throughout the nation, and to more than 150 countries in the world where Girl Scouts or Girl […] Read more

The Evolution of Girl Scout Cookies, From Grandma’s Kitchen to Your iPhone

Uncategorized — Kristi Osterlund @ January 20, 2015
By Laura Stampler for TIME @LauraStampler Jan. 16, 2015 Plus, why you shouldn’t be upset if your favorite cookie’s name gets changed Kelly Parisi, chief communications executive for the Girl Scouts of the USA, is in shock. “I can’t even talk to you anymore!” she squeals after hearing that I, a self-proclaimed Thin Mints loyalist, […] Read more

Do You Remember These 15 Discontinued Girl Scout Cookies?

GSMW Blog — Kristi Osterlund @ January 16, 2015
Story By Abbey Stone for MentalFloss  IMAGE CREDIT: CHLOE EFFRON FOR MENTAL_FLOSS It’s been nearly 100 years since the Girl Scouts of America sold their first cookies—which the troopers and their moms made from scratch in their kitchens and wrapped in wax paper—for 25 to 35 cents per dozen. And since then, the Girl Scouts have built a […] Read more

Outdoor Recreation Wins!

Council & National Events,GSMW Blog,Opportunities — Kristi Osterlund @ December 4, 2014
The theme for the Girls’ Choice Badges has been chosen! More than 40,000 votes were cast and the results? Outdoor Recreation (helping girls get active outdoors) topping the poll at 45% Outdoor Survival (being prepared for whatever happens outdoors) close behind at 39%, and Outdoor Environment (exploring and protecting the wonders of nature) with 16%. […] Read more

This Giving Tuesday, Take Girls Off The Waiting List

Uncategorized — Kristi Osterlund @ December 2, 2014
Today, 30,000 girls want to join a Girl Scout troop, but they are on waiting lists because there is a critical shortage of Girl Scout volunteers to offer the necessary support, encouragement, and guidance that all Girl Scouts need along the way. This Giving Tuesday, invest in Girl Scout volunteers and help give more girls […] Read more

Fall Product Sale is STILL GOING! Are YOU?

GSMW Blog — Kristi Osterlund @ November 11, 2014
Hello Girl Scouts! I hope this message finds you warm and dry with all of this cold, snowy weather! You may have received an email from your CDM’s (or keep your eyes peeled if it is still on its way) regarding information of how to get involved with the online sale now through December 1st. […] Read more