Girl Scouts’ Robotics Team Heading To California

GSMW Blog,News stories — Tags: , , — Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming @ May 13, 2015
Five Girl Scouts from Billings are heading to Carlsbad, California this week to compete at the First Lego League (FLL) Open Championship at LEGOLAND, May 15-17. FIRST® LEGO® League introduces young people, grades 4-8, to the fun and excitement of science, technology, mathematics and engineering (STEM). Teams program an autonomous robot (using a LEGO MINDSTORMS® robot set) […] Read more

Girl Scouts Partners with National Park Service

Events,GSMW Blog — Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming @ May 4, 2015
Saturday, May 2, 2015–GSUSA Blog Girl Scouts is excited to announce a partnership with the National Park Service to launch the “Girl Scout Ranger Program,” a joint venture connecting girls with National Park Service sites throughout the United States, including monuments, seashores, and urban sites. Through the program, girls can participate in a variety of […] Read more

Happy Financial Literacy Month!

GSMW Blog,Uncategorized — Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming @ April 7, 2015
Wednesday, April 1, 2015–From GS Blog Do you know that girls see a future in which they are financially independent and empowered, but only 12 percent feel “very confident” making financial decisions? Girl Scouts is dedicated to changing that number, giving girls the opportunity to gain valuable skills and become financially savvy not only through […] Read more

Girl Scouts Become Change-Makers as they Tackle Mental Health in the Community

GSMW Blog,News stories — Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming @ April 1, 2015
From GSUSA 3/31/15 Saint Clair, Missouri, a small rural community of 4,472 people located along Historic Route 66, is home to a group of dynamic young women who call themselves “Friends for Change.” In an effort to improve their community, the girls are working to create an arts program, and they recently built an outdoor […] Read more

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 ROBOTICS TEAM TAKES 2ND AT STATE

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

GIRL SCOUT SPONSORED TEAMS TO COMPETE AT FIRST® LEGO® LEAGUE TOURNAMENT

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