What Did You Do Today? “It’s a question all Girl Scouts can answer with pride and purpose,” states Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania (GSWPA) CEO, Patricia A. Burkart, “As well as a brand idea that is being used in a new branding campaign by Girl Scouts across the country.”
Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania (GSWPA) and Goodwill Industries joined forces to conduct a summer-long clothing drive at Camp Conshatawba, Camp Redwing, Camp Singing Hills and Camp Skymeadow. Girl Scouts were encouraged to collect gently used clothing from family and friends, package the items and bring the donations to camp.
Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania (GSWPA) announces the addition of LEGO Robotics to its Special Initiatives program offerings. Working with the Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy, this series will offer girls the opportunity to participate in FIRST LEGO League competitions held in December at the National Robotics and Engineering Center.
Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania’s (GSWPA) Board Development Committee is pleased to announce that they are currently accepting nominations for positions on the Board of Directors from candidates in Clearfield, McKean, Greene, Fayette, Washington, Bedford and Somerset Counties. Board member positions are available in three-year terms.
Girl Scouts and their families are invited to cheer on the Pittsburgh Pirates as they take on the Houston Astros at PNC Park on Sunday, Sept. 26 at 1:35 p.m. All Girl Scouts in attendance will receive a Pittsburgh Pirates Girl Scout Patch.
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Canonsburg, PA: Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania will host a Leadership Breakfast Seminar on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010 at the Hilton Garden Inn at Southpointe, 1000 Corporate Drive, Canonsburg, PA. Registration begins at 7:45 a.m., with the program running from 8-9:30 a.m.
Erie, PA - Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania’s Awards of Distinction Luncheon will be held on Thursday, August 26, 2010 from 12 - 1:30 p.m. at the Bayfront Convention Center.
Tee off for a good cause at the 2010 Knepper Press and Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania Forever Green Golf Outing on Thursday, July 22 at Arnold Palmer’s Latrobe Country Club. All proceeds benefit Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania’s commitment to a healthy environment for girls – in the out of doors and in all aspects of their lives.
On June 26, 2010, Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania (GSWPA) hosted a memorial event at Chapman State Park to celebrate memories of Camp Birdsall Edey and to discuss plans to move forward with additional program options and outdoor program experiences. A group of both girl and adult members shared stories, sung camp songs and reviewed plans for a Camp Birdsall Edey memorabilia display. Participants left with a Camp Birdsall Edey patch and memory book. This ceremony commemorated the Girl Scouts appreciation of service by Camp Birdsall Edey, which will no longer be used as a result of the Long Range Property Plan and Study conducted in 2009.