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The power of progression at Girl Scout camp

Summer camp is all about trying something different, learning new skills and making new friends.
Posted: 4/2/2014 10:24:23 AM by Lauren Sieben | with 0 comments

Girl Scout camp: How one mom overcame her day camp jitters

Last summer, my now fourth grade twin daughters went to Silverbrook Day Camp for the first time. I am not a helicopter mom, yet for some reason I kept holding them back saying, “Next summer you can go.” I kept waiting for them to be old enough. 
Posted: 3/3/2014 2:35:31 PM by Lauren Sieben | with 1 comments

Top 5 Ways for Adult Volunteers to Support PAs and CITs at Day Camp

Program Aides (PAs) and Counselors-In-Training (CITs) are girls entering eighth grade through graduating seniors who lead and plan camp activities. They are nervous and excited to be role models at camp as they teach outdoor skills and recreate all the fun memories that they experienced back when they were campers. 
Posted: 2/12/2014 9:30:30 AM by Lauren Sieben | with 0 comments

Girl Scout troop in Whitefish Bay donates cookie proceeds for cancer care

Girl Scouts make a difference in southeast Wisconsin in myriad ways. This holiday season, we're especially inspired by the story of Brownie Troop 3522: The troop's 26 members decided to donate their 2012 cookie money to the Aurora Cancer Center in Grafton, inspired by their troop leader who is a cancer survivor.
Posted: 12/9/2013 1:47:17 PM by Lauren Sieben | with 0 comments

Girl Scout reporters interview GSUSA CEO Anna Maria Chávez at LeaderSHIFT

At the Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast's LeaderSHIFT event in October, four local Girl Scouts were armed with video cameras and circled the room as "reporters." They talked to attendees and asked their advice for girls who want to be leaders.
Posted: 11/22/2013 3:48:25 PM by Lauren Sieben | with 0 comments