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Preparing to turn 100, Girl Scouts USA stays relevant by imparting skills for 21st century

 

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Girl Scouts Keeping Up with the Times

The Girl Scouts are still vibrant and growing even after 100 years. What keeps this organization relevant to the hip young girls of today? Updates!

To mark its centennial year the Girl Scouts recently introduced 82 new and updated badges intended to keep up with the changing times. New badges include customer loyalty, the science of happiness, “netiquette” or applying good manners online, pet care, financial literacy, digital moviemaking, product design, science and engineering, and many others.

One thing that hasn’t changed after all these years is proudly displaying your badges of accomplishment on your vest or sash.

For more information on the history of scouting see 50 Million Women Can’t Be Wrong, Feb. 11, 2012. Please click on the link at the end of this post. To see what the Girl Scouts are doing in Columbus click on the link below.

Preparing to turn 100, Girl Scouts USA stays relevant by imparting skills for 21st century.

 
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