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Building Tomorrow's Leaders

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 10.04.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Question: Which of the following statements are true? A woman founded the 4-H and a woman founded Girl Scouts of the USA. Both 4-H and Girl Scouts...

5 Real-LIfe Wonder Women

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

The sobering news that Olympic medalist Amy Van Dyken-Rouen had been severely injured in an accident, caused me to think about she-roes through American history who overcame adversity and changed America

The World's Oldest Living Brownie Tries For One More Merit Badge

Posted 03.12.2015 | OWN

If at first you don't succeed... wait 40 years, finagle an invitation to an exclusive club, and steer clear of the kitchen sink. By Lisa Kogan ...

Girl Guides Get Kosher Cookies

Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion

The 31 young Jewish girls who established the 613th Thornhill Pathfinder Unit of Girl Guides in Thornhill, Ontario, couldn't wait to start selling coo...

British Girl Scouts Take God Out Of Pledge, Keep Queen

Posted 06.19.2013 | Religion

After more than 100 years of swearing allegiance to God, country and Queen, the British Girl Guides have decided to drop the God reference in a move h...

The Biebs Is A Dead Ringer For Girl Scout Doppelganger From 50 Years Ago

Posted 11.08.2012 | Teen

Fresh-faced pop superstar Justin Bieber may look like a Boy Scout, but a picture that recently surfaced on the front page of Internet forum Reddit sho...

Confessions of a Girl Boy Scout

Emily Henry | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Emily Henry

The Scout Association of the UK decided to officially accept girls as Venture Scouts in 1976. Then, in 1991, allowing girls to join the Scouts became optional for all other sections. It was official -- girls could be Boy Scouts.

Why The Girl Scouts Have Always Been Ahead Of Their Time

| Posted 03.12.2012 | Women

By Amanda Marcotte (Click here for the original article) Also check out Magnum Photos' look at scouting around the world. As Girl Scouts nat...