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Weekly Troop Spotlight: June 21, 2019

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Girl Scouts around our council are always active – camping, traveling, doing service projects, and making the world a better place. Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains invites all Girl Scouts in our council to share photos of their adventures, achievements, projects, and more. Send your photos to us at Be sure to include a description of the event, your troop number and levels involved, when it took place, and any other relevant information.

Multi-level troop grows

The Daisies, Brownies and Juniors in Troop 58157 of Orwell and Benson, VT, celebrated the end of their first full year with star pins and ice cream sundaes with family and Girl Scout volunteers. They began the troop in October with seven girls and finished with 16.

Girl Scouts help a food pantry

The Girl Scouts in Bedford, NH, gathered more than 3,700 food items during their April food drive. The food was donated to the Bedford Community Food Pantry.

A new tradition

Emma Victoria Nichols of Troop 10362 graduated from Lebanon High School in New Hampshire on June 8. She joined the Girl Scouts as a Daisy and “stayed in for the long haul,” said VSC Susan Henderson, Emma’s grandmother and former troop leader. Emma earned her Bronze Award along the way, and is now a lifetime member of Girl Scouts. Henderson attended the Global Leadership Conference with Emma, and was impressed that the recognized the girls graduating from high school. She then proposed to her service unit that they do something similar. Now SU 221 is honoring all high school graduating Girl Scouts by giving them a Girl Scout tassel and certificate. Emma is the first to begin this new tradition.

Bridging on top of the world

The Juniors in Girl Scout Troop 10246 in Salem, NH, bridged to Cadette at the top of Mount Washington the morning of June 15.

Dover Girl Scouts host community bridging

Dover, NH, Girl Scouts met at Henry Law Park for their community bridging ceremony on June 9. They had almost all levels participate, with 19 girls moving up. One Ambassador bridged to adult. They opened with a flag ceremony and Girl Scout Law candle ceremony, then bridged by level. Troops participating were 22827, 58013, 59220, 22274, and 59221.

Little librarians

For their Bronze Award project, Girl Scouts in Junior Troop 10090 of Nashua, NH, designed and built a Little Free Library and installed it at the Nashua Division of Public Health and Community Services, working with the United Way. They also made a second one for the New Searles Elementary School, raising the money for the project and collecting books.

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