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Girl Scouts earn bronze through literacy

Four Girl Scouts from El Dorado Hills Troop 2318 recently earned the highest award for Junior Scouts, the Bronze award, by collecting and then delivering more than 500 books to the Mustard Seed School in Sacramento, which educates homeless youth from preschool through high school. Scouts Caitlin Gerety, Quinn Walker, Sonya Alexis and Zoey Jen, […]

June 29, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Girl Scouts ensure old flags get proper respect

For people who don’t know what to do with their old, tattered, torn and faded American flags, El Dorado Hills Girl Scouts Alaina and Carina Baxter have a solution. The 14-year-old twins, freshman students at Oak Ridge High School, designed and built a flag retirement box to earn their Girl Scout Silver Awards. It sits […]

November 18, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Girl Scouts promote literacy

When it came time to choose a service project to earn their junior Girl Scout bronze award, three Troop 907 scouts in El Dorado Hills banded together through their mutual love of reading and decided to see to it people who may not otherwise get a chance to read get books. Katie, Natalia and Zini […]

May 06, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

EDH Girl Scouts donate bags to Shriners

Girl Scout troop 1879 assembled and delivered more than 200 waiting room bags filled with coloring books, notepads, crayons, colored pencils and stickers for young patients at Shriners Hospital earlier this month. Each waiting room bag is filled with items to keep 2- to 16-year-olds busy, said co-leader Julie Cummings. At the start of the school year the […]

November 27, 2013 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Girl Scouts turn lunch waste into cash

Girl Scout Troop 1126 helped reduce waste at Oak Meadow Elementary School in El Dorado Hills, all while raising money for school supplies for homeless children. The troop of fifth-grade girls recently completed a year-long Journey program exploring electricity and energy savings. The troop chose to participate in the TerraCycle program as its final project. […]

June 19, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Girl Scouts celebrate World Thinking Day

More than 200 El Dorado Hills Girl Scouts ages 5 to 16 years old met at Lake Forest Elementary’s multipurpose gym Saturday afternoon to celebrate the organization’s annual World Thinking Day. According to the Girl Scouts, each year on or around Feb. 22, the official World Thinking Day, “Girls honor their sister Girl Guides and […]

March 13, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Girl Scouts part ways after 12 years together

What began 12 years ago with 13 vibrant and enthusiastic Brownie Girl Scouts forming Troop 240 has reached its final meeting and squeeze. “It’s bitter sweet that our troop meetings have come to an end. I’m so excited for all of these young women as they move on to college,” co-leader Deb Jolette said. “They should be […]

June 27, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,
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