Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The Girl Scouts of Central & Southern NJ offers camp options focused on activities and experiences that will help young girls build courage, confidence and character.
Wednesday, February 13
Although it is cold and blustery out, parents and children all over New Jersey are already exploring summer camp options. In a time where costs are skyrocketing and everything is becoming more and more expensive, it is comforting to know that girls can still have an affordable and amazing experience this summer at camp offered by the Girl Scouts. If you have ever gone to summer camp you probably have fond memories of sitting around the camp fire roasting marshmallows, singing everywhere you went, making new best friends and spending sunny days underneath the trees. Some things change, but these traditions remain the same. Today’s campers learn how to shoot a bow and arrow, cook over a camp fire, swim in a lake or pool, climb a rock wall, …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
It's time for thin mints, thanks-a-lots, and other cookie delights. Here's how to find a cookie sale near you.
Girl Scout cookie sales are in full swing. But hurry and stock up on those thin mints because cookie sales end March 3. Cookies are $4 per box, that's fifty cents more than last year. This year's newest flavor is Mango Cremes, which is a vanilla and coconut cookie filled with mango-flavored crème and enhanced with fruit derived nutrients. You can often find Girl Scouts selling their cookie-greatness outside Trader Joe's on State Street but you may want to check these local websites for a cookie locator nearest you. Try both sites Girlscouts.org and ABC Smart Cookie, type in your zip code and hurry out to buy your cookies. The Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania partner with ABC Bakers for the annual sale.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The annual Girl Scout cookie sale is about to begin. Find out where to buy cookies near you.
The 2013 Girl Scout Cookie Sale runs from January 17 through March 3. The Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania partner with ABC Bakers for this annual sale. Cookies are $4 per box. Eight Varieties to Choose From Where To Buy Cookies Many local malls, grocery stores, and events will feature Girl Scout Cookie Booths. Enter your zip code next to the Find Cookies icon on the Girl Scout website to locate a cookie sale near you. Take a look at the list below of some cookie sales in the area. Wawa Exton Square Mall Plymouth Meeting Mall Willow Grove Park Mall SEPTA “What Can a Girl Do?” “What Can a Girl Do?” it the theme for this year's cookie sale which continues its tradition of helping girls to develop essential life skills while earning …
Monday, February 20, 2012
Penn State Brandywine joins in the 2012 celebration of the "Year of the Girl."
Monday, February 20, 2012
Penn State Brandywine is joining in the 2012 celebration of the "Year of the Girl." The campus’ Laboratory for Civic Engagement is hosting a Girl Scouts of America Time Capsule Project in honor of the organization’s 100-year anniversary. The capsule creation will take place in March, to coincide with the campus’ Women’s History Month celebrations. Laura Guertin, associate professor of Earth sciences and head of the Laboratory for Civic Engagement, has named the program, "We Are…Girl Scouts Across Time: The Girl Scout Time Capsule Project." "The goal of the project is to invite students, staff, faculty and alumni to write a statement about their Girl Scout experience or their thoughts about the impact of Girl Scouts USA," Guertin wrote on …
Sunday, March 6, 2011
Despite the frigid temperatures and many snowstorms this winter, the demand for cookies was still strong.
"I am very excited. This cookie season was much better than last year," says Allison Kirchoff, 10, of Middletown. "I am very happy." This was the second year in a row Kirchoff sold cookies. Media Patch caught up with Kirchoff in January when she picked up her initial cookie order at Cardinal O’Hara High School. She had set her sales goals pretty high going into the big cookie season, and came very close to meeting her mark. Kirchoff went door-to-door, selling to family, friends and neighbors, she worked weekend cookie booths all over the area, and had her dad help her sell them at work. Kirchoff and the rest of her Troop worked tirelessly from Jan. 20 through March 6, promoting and selling the cookies, from the ever-popular Thin Mints and …