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Volunteer Trainings:

Join us for a Regional Day of Training on Saturday, November 18 in Glenwood, MN. Network and learn with other Girl Scout volunteers and leave prepared for your upcoming Girl Scout journey. Learning sessions include Troop Volunteer Training, Troop Finance, Songs and Games, and Ceremonies. Sign Up through Ebiz Today!

Save the Date: Winter Volunteer Training Retreat, January 5-7 at Camp Shingobee Timbers. 

Have a trainer come to you!

One training offered by Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin Lakes and Pines is a Ceremonies Training. In Girl Scouts, ceremonies play an integral part. Ceremonies reinforce values, pass on traditions, recognize accomplishments, strengthen friendships, and give life to the beliefs established in the Girl Scout Promise & Law. No matter what kind of ceremony you are having, good planning is essential to make the ceremony meaningful and stress-free. If your Service Unit is interested in a Ceremonies Training or other trainings offered by Girl Scouts please let us know. 

Opportunity Catalog Contest Winners 

Congratulations to these troops for winning our Opportunity Catalog fall contest!

  • Troop 372
    • Troop Leader - Jenny Hoppe
    • Assistant Troop Leader - Katie Rasmussen
  • Troop 278
    • Troop Leader - Amy Maciej 
    • Assistant Troop Leader - Dita Willner
  • Troop 137
    • Troop Leader - Mindy Decoursey
    • Assistant Troop Leader - Jenn Fronk
  • Troop 17
    • Troop Leader - Amanda 
    • Assistant Troop Leader - Melissa Beyatt
  • Troop 1482
    • Troop Leader - Chrissy Malmquist
    • Assistant Troop Leader - Jana Chambers
  • Troop 26
    • Troop Leader - Kimberly Ziesmer
    • Assistant Troop Leader - Dannielle Strong
  • Troop 4254
    • Troop Leader - Sally Oase
    • Assistant Troop Leader - Tammy Dixon
  • Troop 1224
    • Troop Leader - Karisa Johnson
    • Assistant Troop Leader - Nicole Frederick
  • Troop 4240
    • Troop Leader - Heidi Selvog
    • Assistant Troop Leader - Nichole Ojard
  • Troop 4358
    • Troop Leader - Deborah Ann Schwantes
    • Assistant Troop Leader - Kelliann Clapero
  • Troop 1228
    • Troop Leader - Emily Major
    • Assistant Troop Leader - Amanda Schug
  • Troop 4393
    • Troop Leader - Jennifer Brown
    • Assistant Troop Leader - Kali Kubista
  • Troop 3516
    • Troop Leader - Bridget Pederson
    • Assistant Troop Leader - Deborah Arends
  • Troop 165
    • Troop Leader - Elisha Seanger
    • Assistant Troop Leader - Alyssa Klaphake
  • Troop 385
    • Troop Leader - Rachel Templin
    • Assistant Troop Leader - Abby Lyon
  • Troop 711
    • Troop Leader - Pam Rue
    • Assistant Troop Leader - Rachel Schmidt
  • Troop 509
    • Troop Leader - Alisa Olson
    • Assitant Troop Leader - Angela Wallace
  • Troop 104
    • Troop Leader - Amy Isder
    • Assitant Troop Leader - Becky Bzdok

Now through November 15, take the G.I.R.L. Agenda Pledge to add one girl, and your troop could earn a patch and be featured on Girl Scout's Facebook page on Thanksgiving.

Green Hat Society

The Green Hat Society is a Girl Scout alumnae group for ages 50+. Started in 2004, the Green Hat Society was born with the mission to have fun while passing on Girl Scout traditions! The Granite City Green Hat Chapter serves the greater St. Cloud area. To learn more about waht the Green Hatters do, check out their latest newsletter.

November Spotlight Available

Lakes and Pines Spotlight is an activity sheet that troops can send home with girls. Each month will highlight something special happening in Girl Scouts, and troop leaders have a spot to enter their own updates/reminders. Click here and download the Lakes and Pines Spotlight!