Today Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast (GSWISE) and Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) hosted a celebration to commemorate 100 Years of Girl Scouting in Southeastern Wisconsin at Clarke Street School (2816 W. Clarke Street, Milwaukee). By historical record, the first Girl Scout troop formed in the state of Wisconsin occurred on the playground of the school in May 1917.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker issued an official proclamation observing Friday, May 19, 2017, as Girl Scouting in Southeastern Wisconsin Day for all citizens to join in celebration of the Girl Scout movement; and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett participated in this historic event to present an official proclamation. Christy Brown, GSWISE Chief Executive Officer, and Dr. Darienne Driver, MPS Superintendent and Girl Scout Alumna, lead the inspirational celebration for the students, Girl Scouts, public officials and community leaders.
Enjoy our photo album.