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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.
Over 5,000 teens, volunteers, staff, alumnae and friends have joined the Girl Scouts Advocacy Network to champion legislation and educate policy makers about issues affecting girls.
Camp Conshatawba, Camp Elliott, Camp Hawthorne Ridge, Camp Redwing, Camp Skymeadow and Camp Singing Hills will participate in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all eligible girls, free of charge.
Girls in grades 7-12 are invited to Camp Elliott in Volant, PA to team up with members of the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard. Sponsored by Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania, the two full days of this special “boot camp” are designed to build courage, confidence and character.
On April 18, 2009 Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania held their second Annual Meeting at the Syria Shrine in Cheswick, PA. Delegates, board members, volunteers, leaders and girls gathered to review the Leadership and Stewardship Report, share important achievements of girls and volunteers and elect new board members.
Both girls and adults have the opportunity to vote on incentives offered for the 2010 Cookie Program. This year’s theme, Inspired by U, encourages girls to discover what matters most to them, connect with people in their community and use the power of Girl Scout cookies to take action and make the world a better place!
There is a disease that is devastating hibernating bat colonies in this region. Not much is known about this except the presence of a white fungus on the muzzle and wing membrane of infected bats. This is why it is called "White Nose Syndrome" (WNS). It is suspected that WNS is transmitted from one habernacle to another from both bat to bat, and cave to human to bat.
Girls in grades K-12 are invited to experience day and resident camp this summer with Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania (GSWPA).