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Troop Spotlight: June 2022


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.

Goodies for Elliot Hospital workers

Girl Scout Troop 10427 of Raymond, NH, filled 70 tote bags filled with goodies and handmade cards to bring to nursing staff. In addition, they made 50 goodie bags to hand out to the security staff, transport team, secretaries and front lobby staff, and of course the Dunks team members! Hailey D. was able to hand deliver each surprise to hospital staffers and put a smile on their faces.

“Being a Girl Scout has helped my daughter with the confidence to be a leader and help her community in a positive way,” said Jennifer Bateman. “Thank you, Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains!”

"Making others happy makes me feel even better," said Hailey.

Welcome Kits to Welcome Kids

Amherst, NH, Girl Scout Senior Troop 22720 recently completed their “Welcome Kits to Welcome Kids” service project by collecting personal hygiene items and donating them to the Nashua Children’s Home. Marjorie, left and Isabella, right, collected over 300 items at a donation bin at the Amherst Town Library, as well as donations from Brownie Troop 60162, who used a portion of their cookie earnings to support the project. The girls would like to thank the community for contributing to their project and helping the residents of the Children’s Home. The Nashua Children’s Home was very grateful to receive the items.

Ice cream science

Troops 10063, 10032 and 10417 took a field trip to sub Zero in Manchester! We had a short science lesson and then got some delicious ice cream!

From cookies to playground equipment

Troop 58211 of Londonderry, NH, donated $1,000 worth of playground equipment to three elementary schools. The Take Action project was funded with the Girl Scouts’ cookie proceeds. The donation included lockable storage bins, playground balls, jump ropes, giant Jenga, giant Connect Four, and sidewalk chalk.

Enjoying a day at Clark’s Trading Post

Girl Scout Troop 51605 of Nashua, NH, visited Clark’s Trading Post in Lincoln, NH, on Girl Scout Day. Looks like the infamous Wolf Man calmed down enough to take a photo with the troop. Leader Erica Kelley said they “had an amazing time making awesome memories!”

Super sellers enjoy a trip to Rockinghorse Ranch

After selling over 8,500 packages of Girl Scout Cookies, Troop 30261 of Newport, NH, had plenty of proceeds to fund a trip to Rockinghorse Ranch, an all-inclusive resort in Highland, NY, that offers horseback riding, a water park, games, fishing, mini golf, and much more.

Troop Leader Tara Tilton said they also had a SWAP party for the 400-500 Girl Scouts who were there at the time, and it was all amazing!

One busy troop

The Girl Scouts of Troop 61345 in Concord, NH, have been busy all year. Troop leader Alison Scheiderer shared these photos, and said:

“On May 1 we were at NH Audubon working on our World Thinking Day awards - wrong time of year, but that's when we could fit it in. We made models of the North Pole in plastic containers with Play-Doh and simulated melting glaciers with ice cubes that melted into our models while we did other activities. We explored the short educational trail at NH Audubon and learned about climate change and trees and their importance.

“On May 15 we went to NH Audubon in Concord and worked with Shelby Morelli, their education coordinator. We cleared brush from around American chestnut saplings, filled bags with dirt to help sheet mulch the space that will be their new pollinator meadow, and raked gravel out of the bayberry plantings that function as bird food and parking lot medians. This work day had been planned as a garlic mustard pull, but they - fortunately for the land - couldn't find any for us to remove, so we did other necessary work instead.

“On May 22, we went to the Epsom library and worked with a Master Gardener in training to revive neglected landscape plantings and plant beans and tomatoes in their Children’s Garden. It was a really hot day, so our two hours of gardening also included two popsicle breaks and a water fight.

“A local third grader, Sam Savastano, grew all of the plants that we planted from seed and sold them as a fundraising project for area animal rescue organizations. He donated the plants that we used to us for use at the library.”

Bridging, parade, and rollercoasters

Troop 61845 of Essex Junction, VT, has finished up their time in Daisies with some great activities! On May 7, participated in the rollercoaster design event in Rutland. The girls loved their first field trip and exploring the museum.

On May 28, the troop joined the Memorial Day parade in Essex Junction.

The Daisies bridged to Brownies on June 5, celebrating with pizza, cotton candy, Girl Scout-themed brownies, face painting, glitter tattoos, and mini golf.

Leader Marie Daneau said, “Everyone had a great time and it was the perfect way to wrap up our Daisy careers!”

Celebrating a great year

On June 15, Troop 60419 located in Woodstock, VT, had its end-of-year ceremony and bridging. The girls celebrated their accomplishments, their successes, and the fact that they met over 40 times in their first year back together.

“We had tremendous growth as a troop this year, from two girls to 16 girls, and shared some amazing adventures!” said troop leaders Kristina Waters, Jane Warren, and Mary Lawrence. “We could not be more proud of these girls and wanted to share this photo.”

Pizza and ice cream party

Daisy and Brownie Troop 62281 from Hooksett, NH, ended the year with a pizza party at Johnny's Pizza and ice cream at the Brick House in Hooksett on June 15.

Bridging in Boston

Troop 10246 of Salem, NH, bridged from Cadettes to Seniors at the bridge in the Boston Public Garden. They also enjoyed the swan boats and walked around the city sightseeing, went to Go Pixel Yourself in Cambridge, and to the Melting Pot. It was a great celebration of bridging and graduating eighth grade.

Play ball!

Troop 61345 of Concord, NH, enjoyed Play Ball! Night at the Fishercats baseball game on June 18. Other Girl Scouts were at the game, as well.

Equine experts

Troop 10427 of Raymond, NH, participated in an afternoon workshop at Verrill Stables in Danville, NH. Brownies and Juniors both completed their Horse badge work. All girls learned about grooming, horse anatomy and special markings, the styles of riding English, Western, and bare back. They learned basic safety and all got to ride two different horses.

Proud Brownie

Girl Scout Brownie Selena couldn’t wait to get a new uniform for her second year in Brownies. She’s a member of Troop 10427 in Raymond, NH.

Ready to read

Troop 60244 of Rochester, NH, recently visited the Children's Room at the Rochester Public Library. The children participated in a scavenger hunt, signed up for their own library cards, and checked out materials as a part of earning their Community badge.

Multi-level bridging

Troop 58002 in Whitefield, NH, had girls bridge from Daisy all the way up to Senior at a ceremony on June 24 at American Legion Post 41. As a special gift to the girls, all received little keepsake trays with their names engraved. Kevin W. hand painted the Girl Scout Law onto the bridge they used to cross to the next level and made engraved keys for the girls bridging to Cadette. They also included a candlelight ceremony as part of the event.

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