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  • Explore Something Different With Fall Products


    It's another great Girl Scout year, and girls are setting new goals and launching new adventures with our annual Fall Product Sale. Customers may purchase delicious, high-quality nuts and candies from Ashdon Farms, and renew or order their favorite magazine subscriptions. Girls may sell in person, over the phone, or through their online store!

    Troops can boost the funds they need to start an awesome Girl Scout year, plus girls can set personal goals including some exciting rewards. Fuzzy koalas, upcycling kits, or a bluetooth mobile device speaker are only a few of the exciting rewards girls will earn while building their entrepreneurial skills.

    Ashdon Farms chocolates, nuts, and candies are of the highest quality and value. You'll taste the hand-made difference in every one of our products. Many products are naturally gluten-free. QSP offers all your favorite magazines, plus photo keepsake items and, new this year, eBook titles you're sure to want to add to your digital library.

    When customers purchase products through our Girl Scout Fall Product program, they are investing in a girl’s future and can feel good that their purchase enables amazing experiences for girls.

  • It's A Great Time To Be a Girl Scout


    With so many exciting ways to participate, now is a great time to become a Girl Scout! Fall registration is currently underway for girls in grades K through 12. “There are many ways for even the busiest girls to become involved in Girl Scouts and benefit from the leadership development programming we offer,” says Carrie Green, director of girl leadership experience at Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains. She points out that in addition to joining a local troop, girls may participate in domestic and international travel programs, join special interest groups, go to summer camp, take part in virtual programs, and more. “We really offer something for everyone,” Green adds. Green says that Girl Scouts gives girls a supportive space to take chances, try new things, and learn to succeed through failure—improving all aspects of their lives. “Girl Scouts provides girls with a safe environment for trying new things and overcoming fears, making them greater challenge-seekers, more academically proficient students, and, eventually, more successful adults,” she adds. According to the Girl Scout Research Institute, Girl Scouts have more leadership experiences than other girls and boys. Of girls, 84 percent say that they learned or tried new things in Girl Scouts, and 80 percent reported that through Girl Scouts, they were able to do things they could not have done otherwise. “Our girls often tell us that Girls Scouts was where they rode a ho...



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  • Jump Into Your Next Great Adventure


    Girl Scout Destinations are the ultimate adventure for girls ages 11 and older. So many choices! With a ton of different trips to apply for every year, from surfing camp on the east coast and breathtaking hikes out west, to the crazy-cool wonder of new cultures abroad, there's something amazing for everyone to experience.

    Dreaming of kayaking to an island campsite? Let's do it! Want to explore the cobblestone alleys of Europe? We're totally there! Passionate about protecting wildlife habitats? Yes, yes, yes! On a Girl Scout Destination trip you can do all that and so much more.

    Destinations bring together girls ages 11-17 (at time of trip) from all over the country for amazing summer and winter adventures both domestically and internationally. With a ton of different trips to apply for every year - from surfing camp on the east coast and breathtaking hikes out west, to the crazy-cool wonder of new cultures abroad - there's something amazing for everyone to experience.

    Destinations can be found on the GSUSA website. Round 1 applications are due by November 28 to our Bedford, NH office. Get yours in soon. These adventures fill up fast! You'll also want to visit our GSGWM Travel page to learn a...



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  • Volunteer of the Month: Tracy Hall


    Six years after making the transition from teacher to troop leader, Tracy Hall has no plans of slowing down anytime soon. Hall, a Stratham, NH mom, has been honored as Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains’ September Volunteer of the Month. Hall’s personal Girl Scout journey began when her youngest daughter started kindergarten. Though her older daughter had been involved in a troop for several years already, Hall was dismayed to learn there were no Daisy troops around for her kindergartener. “So I started my own,” she said with a grin. “It ended up being a really positive experience for all of us.” Though she’d left her teaching career behind some years earlier, she soon discovered she was a natural when it came to mentoring girls. A former first grade teacher turned stay-at-home-mother, Hall said “the progression really evolved naturally” as she already had plenty of experience in time management, parent relations, and “simply setting realistic expectations for the kids,” An important lesson she learned early on was to “keep it fun.” “You have to remember: these are kids and Girl Scouts is girl-led and girl-driven,” Hall said. “I’ve learned that you can’t have your troop feeling like they’re in school!” Taking the girls’ lead, Hall soon discovered (much to her delight) that her troop members were “pretty much open for anything.” “They just love being social: whether we’re cooking, camping, playing games, or going on field trips,” Hal said. ...



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  • Volunteer of the Month: Karren Crain


    HOOKSETT, NEW HAMPSHIRE| Longtime Girl Scout volunteer Karren Crain spends most of her waking hours with children and she wouldn’t have it any other way.

    Crain, a paraprofessional in the Hooksett School District and  co-leader of Hooksett Troop 10085, was named the March Volunteer of the Month for Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains.

    Growing up in Pennsylvania, Crain gathered fond memories from her own years as a Girl Scout. After moving to New Hampshire with her family, Crain’s lifelong love affair with Girl Scouts would continue when her older daughter, Tracey, participated in the program well into high school. When Crain’s twin daughters, Catey and Carley, entered kindergarten and needed a troop leader, she didn’t hesitate to step forward.  These days, the twins are high school freshmen and Crain has no plans to slow down anytime soon.

    Over the years, she inspired and mentored other Girl Scout volunteers, and currently serves as the volunteer service coordinator for the communities of Hooksett, Pembroke, Allenstown, Bow, and Suncook. Her peers describe her as “someone who is always willing to lend a hand, and offer advice and support.

    Crain said leading 11 teenage Girl Scouts - about half of whom have been with her since kindergarten - continues to offer up adventures and inspiration. “Being with the girls is the best part of this job,” said Crain. “We have a unique situation in Hooksett where these girls attend six separat...



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  • NH Charitable Foundation grant boosts Girl Scouts’ new Customer Engagement Initiative


  • Merrimack Rotary honors Girl Scouts’ Young Women of Distinction


  • Young Women of Distinction event celebrated community service


    Read the press release here!

  • Artist Ellen Davis lends her talents to Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains


    Hopkinton, NH artist Ellen Davis captured Camp Farnsworth’s tranquil lake in homage to her Girl Scout days. Prints of the painting will be presented to all Gold Level sponsors this year.

    Read the Press Release Here!