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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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COVID-19 STATEMENT AND UPDATES FROM GSGI

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Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa has been monitoring the impact of COVID-19 closely to inform our way of work. Our most valuable resource is and always will be our people, including our volunteers, girl and family members, and our employees. GSGI has developed a dedicated coronavirus task force to examine prevention and potential impact. This page includes information about how we’re supporting our members as we adapt to this ever-changing situation. 

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Girl Scouts at Home

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Check out the Girl Scouts at Home catalog! You’ll find badge activities, fun at home experiences, challenges, and more. Just pick your grade level, the activity you’d like to do, and you’re all set! Each activity is made for individual girls to complete themselves, but they also make great virtual troop meetings.

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Volunteers: Check Out the Bridge, Your One-Stop Resource!

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The Bridge is your in-the-moment snapshot of what's important in the world of Girl Scouting. Stay connected, from monthly checklists for service unit success, to details about where to find helpful resources. Be sure to add The Bridge to your bookmarks!

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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    Junior Chef Academy

    Start: Sat Apr 18 2020, 10:00 AM

    End: Sat Apr 18 2020, 12:00 PM

    Location: Swan Lake State Park

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    Camp Cookout

    Start: Sat Apr 18 2020, 10:30 AM

    End: Sat Apr 18 2020, 12:30 PM

    Location: GSGI Des Moines Leadership Center

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    Junior Simple Meals Workshop - Des Moines

    Start: Sat Apr 18 2020, 11:00 AM

    End: Sat Apr 18 2020, 1:00 PM

    Location: Fresh Thyme Farmers Market

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    Outdoor Chef Academy

    Start: Sat Apr 18 2020, 1:00 PM

    End: Sat Apr 18 2020, 4:00 PM

    Location: Swan Lake State Park

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NEWS

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Girl Scouts + Religion

15 Mar 2020

While it’s fun to celebrate all things Girl Scouts year-round, the week of March 8-14 this year was even more special as Girl Scouts around the country celebrated Girl Scout Week.