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Troop Spotlight: February 2021

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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.

Winooski Girl Scouts earn many highest awards

Winooski, VT, Girl Scout troops overcame a challenging 2020. They persevered and completed their Bronze and Silver Awards.

Earning their Bronze Award are Amelia Slade, Bayley Hayes, Carmen Johnson and Izzie Soutiere. They bought and filled backpacks with school supplies, hand sanitizer, and more to help teens in foster care.

Earning their Silver Award are Amira Mohamed-Oussaid, Amoni Barratt-LeBlanc, Aundrea Nunez, Gabriella Lothrop-Penn, Logan Erwin, Olivia Johnson, Thera Nielson and Zoe Need on earning Silver. Amira and Zoe addressed the need for volunteers at Franklin County Animal Rescue with their video about why to help out. Amoni, Gabriella, and Logan addressed teens at risk for suicide at WHS by creating a Tree of Life with resources to suicide hotlines and hopeful quotes.

Aundrea and Olivia chose to address access to books during a pandemic with their Little Free Library. Thera and her friend, Sali, worked on helping Union de Cyclistes de Guinee to build a website to promote their work and seek donations. Their mission is to help young men and women access bicycles for sport, education and employment. All of these projects create lasting change to make the world a better place.

Bronze Award Project - Troop 30948 Amelia Slade and Carmen Johnson; Troop 52013 Bayley Hayes and Izzie Soutiere.

Left: Silver Award Project -- Troop 30187 Thera Nielson. Right: Silver Award Project -- Troop 30187 Amoni Barratt-LeBlanc, Gabriella Lothrop-Penn & Logan Erwin

Top: Silver Award Project -- Troop 30187 Zoe Need (Amira Mohamed Oussaid not pictured). Bottom: Silver Award Project -- Troop 30187 Olivia Johnson (Aundrea Nunez not pictured).

Cadettes enjoy a snow adventure

Cadettes in Troop 60248 from Bennington, NH, had a blast at Pats Peak on January 24, soaking up some sun while skiing and snowboarding our way to completing the Cadette Snow Adventure badge. A great time was had by all, despite the frigid temperatures!

Creative cookie booths and more

Troop 60164 Daisies had their booth at the 110 Grill in Stratham, where they used a chute for contactless delivery.

Troop 10615 in Conway, NH, had an outdoor booth with a Plexiglas shield and snowman.

Troop 22628 of Goffstown, NH, came up with a clever marketing hook of having cookies as a quarantine survival kit.

Daisy Selena of Raymond, NH, is dwarfed by all those cookies!

Ice castle queen

Troop 12573 in Atkinson, NH, created an ice castle in the snow.

Cupid Crew delivers to senior residence

Troop 30393 in Milton, VT, worked on their Girl Scouts Give Back project by continuing their work with the Elm Place senior residential center. The girls sent cards, letters, and a small craft to the local senior residential center. Earlier this year the girls worked on holiday gift bags and ornaments. For Valentine's Day, the girls held a Zoom meeting to work on heart-shaped keychains and ornaments, heart decorations, and decorated cookies for the seniors. Each senior got a small decorated gift bag, a decorated card and letter, some sugar cookies, and some crafts the girls made during their February Zoom meeting.

Valentines for people and birds

Girl Scout Becca in Troop 10659 of Lebanon, NH, made Valentine’s Day cards and pinecone bird feeders to spread love around to all.

Pottery pros

The Girl Scouts of Troop 58974 in Warren, VT, enjoyed a day of pottery.

All for the animals

Girl Scout Troop 51286 in Orleans, VT, collected and donated items to the Pope Memorial Animal Shelter to help them care for their animals.

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