Press Releases

  • Aug 04, 2009

    Read it: S’MORE Magazine Fall/Winter Issue Hot Off the Presses!

    Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania’s, Fall/Winter issue of S’MORE magazine is now in the homes of all registered Girl Scouts in 27 counties of Western Pennsylvania. From beads to biotech; ecology to economics; relaxation to recreation and service to style, S’MORE is full of all the good stuff in Girl Scouting!

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  • Jul 30, 2009

    GSWPA Responds to H1N1 Influenza

    Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania (GSWPA) was notified on Wednesday, July 29, 2009 that an 18 year old unit counselor at Camp Redwing (Renfrew, PA) who was sent home sick on Friday, July 24 was diagnosed with a confirmed case of H1N1 flu.

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  • Jul 27, 2009

    GSWPA Awards of Distinction Luncheon

    Erie – Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania’s Erie Awards of Distinction Luncheon will be held on Friday, September 18, 2009 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Bayfront Convention Center.

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  • Jul 27, 2009

    Girls, Math & Science Partnership & GSWPA host national Girl Scouts Leadership Institute

    Girl Scouts from across the nation converge on Pittsburgh to participate in Click!, a spy school for girls.

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  • Jul 13, 2009

    GSWPA Offers Go Geo! Program

    Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania will offer the Go Geo! program Saturday, August 8 through Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at Camp Roy Weller in Bruceton Mills, WV. This GSUSA grant-funded program is offered free of charge to girls in grades 6-10 who reside in Westmoreland County.

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  • Jul 10, 2009

    GSWPA Announces Retirement of COO, Jean Briancesco

    Jean Briancesco, Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania’s Chief Operations Officer, announces her retirement after nearly 30 years of service to the organization.

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  • Jul 02, 2009

    Dairy Queen and Girl Scouts – The Blizzard is Back!

    Girl Scout Appreciation Week is part of a two-month, licensed promotion with Dairy Queen that includes the introduction of the new Girl Scouts Tagalongs® Peanut Butter Patties Blizzard Treat as the July Blizzard of the Month and the return of the Girl Scouts Thin Mint Cookie Blizzard in August.

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  • Jun 29, 2009

    GSWPA Takes H1N1 Influenza Precautions

    As Girl Scout camp programs are in full gear, questions regarding H1N1 Influenza (Swine Flu) can be expected to increase. Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania (GSWPA) is monitoring the situation closely and taking appropriate steps based on guidelines established by the local health department and the Center for Disease Control (CDC). The safety of girls is the top priority of the council. GSWPA is taking the necessary steps to ensure camper’s health and welfare.

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  • Jun 18, 2009

    Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania Inaugural Golf Tournament

    Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania will hold its inaugural golf tournament on Thursday, July 30, 2009 at Arnold Palmer’s Latrobe Country Club. The tournament will consist of an 18-hole scramble with shotgun start at 1 p.m. followed promptly by dinner and a silent auction. All proceeds support the girl program opportunities of Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania.

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  • Jun 12, 2009

    Girl Scout Daisy Family Reading Project

    Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania is partnering with families in the region to give girls the leading edge in school and with their peers through the “Follow the Reader” family reading project.

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