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Troop Spotlight: November 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.

Cookie monsters

Wonders of water

Brownie Troop 60336 in Milton, VT, has been working on their WOW! Wonders of Water Journey. A local water scientist came to one of their troop meetings to teach the girls about watersheds, pollution, and how to prevent erosion. Then the troop planned a hike to Niquette Bay State Park where they explored a small part of the Lake Champlain watershed.

Halloween howlers

Concord, NH, Troops 20507 and 20368 volunteered at Halloween Howl in the capital city. They made and ran their own games and activities!

Taking action for Ukraine and their community

The Girl Scouts in multiple troops in Amherst and Mont Vernon, NH, have been busy making the world a better place. Above, they made fleece scarves and neck warmers as well as cards of support for orphans in Ukraine, which were delivered in early November through the Common Man’s NH4Ukraine initiative.

For Halloween, the Girl Scouts in Amherst troops 58250, 60262, and 64564 took on the major task of collecting and distributing candy to homes in Amherst Village. Leader Lori Mix said Halloween in the Village attracts many trick-or-treaters from Amherst and other local communities. Amherst Village residents estimate 1,200 pieces of candy per participating household are distributed on Halloween night.


Troop 10424 of Gilford, NH, hosted a “Girls-giving” event for their service unit - 32 Girl Scouts in total. Troops 59000, 58666, and 60183 joined Troop 10424 for a night of crafts, pizza and fun! Each troop made a Thanksgiving basket or two to donate to a local organization. Six baskets in total will be donated. Girls had a blast meeting new friends, decorating cupcakes, making leaf wreaths and hedgehog magnets, as well as creating a Christmas card to bring to nursing homes and silver and gold Girl Scout Christmas balls.

Simple meal skills

Junior Troop 59447 of Rochester, NH, made a Thanksgiving dinner for their families. They earned their Social Butterfly and Simple Meal badges. They learned how to make homemade applesauce and homemade cranberry sauce. They also set a table with pompom flower centerpieces they made. Everything was delicious and everyone had a great time.

Respect for veterans

The Girl Scouts of Troop 51403 in East Dover, VT, helped host a special Veterans Day All School Sing program at The Dover School in Dover, VT. Each week, the entire school of 88 assembles for songs with parents and community members, with awards given once a month.

The 19 Girl Scouts in this mixed-level troop participated by presenting the colors, leading the Pledge of Allegiance, and presenting veterans in attendance with poppy pins and cards. Many of the Juniors were speakers in the program, put together by the school’s sixth grade and music teachers.

One caring Girl Scout

Girl Scout Brownie Savannah has been extremely active as an individual member. Here, she is shown with donations she collected for the needy. She has planted trees in four cemeteries for the Tree Promise, given care packages to veterans, provided 25 shoe boxes full of Christmas gifts and rosaries through Cross Catholic Outreach, participated in the Boscawen, NH, children’s Christmas gift drive, helped the local garden club cut and organize Christmas items for its fair, and more.

Girl Scouts visit D.C.

Michelle Schembri’s Girl Scouts in Troop 51498 of Hanover, NH, took a trip to Washington, D.C., in October. They enjoyed their visits to the World War II monument and the Spy Museum.

An ambassador from NASA visits

Daisy-Brownie Girl Scout Troop 62526 of Plymouth, NH, appreciated a visit from Sally Jensen, who came to talk to them about space at a recent meeting. She applied her skills as a NASA Ambassador to questioning the girls and then extending their space knowledge. . They are working on the Brownie Space Science Adventure and Daisy Space Science Explorer badges.

Spa science with the STEM van

These Girl Scouts had a great time practicing yoga and making bath salts, lip gloss, and soap during a visit by the STEM-on-the-Go van in Manchester, VT, on November 12. They planned to bring what they learned back to their troop and to have a group spa day in the spring!

Honoring veterans in Whitefield

Showing support to veterans on Veterans Day were the Girl Scouts of Troop 58002, led by Tanya Whittum and Gena McCarson. At the ceremonies held by American Legion Post 41 in Whitefield, NH, Senior Caitlyn M. and Cadette Annabelle W. showed great courage and stepped out of their comfort zones and volunteered to speak in front of the public at the event.

Fall Product becomes food donation

Wolcott, VT, Troop 61654 used some of their Fall Product proceeds to donate to the local food shelf while working on their budgeting badges.

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