Girl Scouts Introduce New Badges

In honor of next year's 100th anniversary, the Girl Scouts have done a major revamp of the badges members can earn for the first time since 1987. Popular badges like cooking, athletics and first aid are staying, but now girls can also earn insignia for locavore awareness, financial literacy, and website design. The… » 10/10/11 11:51pm 10/10/11 11:51pm

"On My Honor I Will Try To Serve Allah And My Country... And Live By…

I joined the Brownies in the first grade, but left after a year because it made me feel insufficient. But apparently the Girl Scout movement is providing an opposite feeling for Muslim American girls. "When you say you are a Girl Scout, they say, 'Oh, my daughter is a Girl Scout, too,' and then they don't think of you… » 11/28/07 5:30pm 11/28/07 5:30pm