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Beyond the cookies – Scouting Helps Develop Leadership, All-Round Confidence


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Bellingham Herald | The modern Girl Scouts of the USA are not your grandmother’s Girl Scouts – and often not even your mother’s.

The Girl Scouts, founded in 1912, now provide maximum individual attention and guidance through six age categories offered for girls of all backgrounds from kindergarten through high school.

There is also a continually growing interest and emphasis in activities related to STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), said Katie Johnston, troop program manager for the counties of Whatcom, Skagit, Island and San Juan, which are part of the Girl Scouts of Western Washington Council...read more!