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Girl Scouts of the USA

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  • Girl Scouts to hold Jamboree at boys site in southern W.Va.

    This summer the girls will take over part of the permanent home of the Boy Scouts of America's National Jamboree in southern West Virginia.
  • New Girl Scout troop starts at Utah gay pride center

    The Girl Scouts are opening a troop at a gay pride center in Salt Lake City that officials say will welcome transgender youth and children from LGBT families. In an era where the Girl Scouts of the USA has struggled with declining membership and...

    Cheryl LaBombard: Children's Librarian at Douglas Library

    Douglas Library Children's Librarian Cheryl LaBombard said she didn't plan on being a librarian. "After raising three children I started back into the working world as a long-term sub in a kindergarten," said LaBombard. LaBombard brought her own...

    Girl Scout starts afterschool program to encourage science among girls

    While many children and young adults gravitate toward scouting for the camping and other activities, Shannon Harrington, of Plantation, was attracted by the community aspects of Girl Scouts of America. "I have a lot of strong memories of food drives...

    Feedback 3/15/15: All about scouts, trains and soup, err, stew.

    •Gail, Newport News: I have a comment about today's paper. It says here that in 1912, Juliette Gordon Low founded the Girl Guides. That is not correct. The Girl Guides was founded by Lord Baden Powell in the U.K., two years before in 1910. His...