A little over a year after its founding, Troop 6000–New York City’s beloved Girl Scout troop specifically for homeless girls–finally held its first cookie sale, to great fanfare and throngs of customers. “They have been wanting to do this for so long,” Corinthia Fludd, Troop 6000’s recruiting specialist, says on the …
The Girl Scouts are looking into whether one of their young entrepreneurs broke the rules by shrewdly selling cookies outside a San Diego weed shop.
The two things in this world that really make me cry are marathons and the end of The Notebook, but I’ve found a third thing to add to the list—this inspiring and heart-warming op-ed from 10-year-old Girl Scout Alice Paul Tapper.
On Wednesday, the International Day of the Girl, Boy Scouts of America announced they will be admitting girls into their program as Cub Scouts with the potential to work their way up to Eagle Scout. As you’d guess, this is not a decision without controversy.
An letter sent from Girl Scouts of the USA on Monday to the Boy Scouts of America has revealed a brewing feud between the organizations that comes with so many pointed comments you might poke your eye out reading it.
A Girl Scout troop founded in a New York City homeless shelter will expand to reach hundreds more girls in more than a dozen additional shelters.
Come September, Girl Scouts will begin offering cybersecurity as its newest badge activity, meaning skills like coding and cryptography will be joining more traditional offerings like first aid and gardening.
Girl Scout cookies are just too, too tempting.
The Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas is severing ties with Girl Scouts of the USA based largely on a misunderstanding of their ties to Planned Parenthood and their suggestion that Gloria Steinem could be a role model for girls.
It’s tough to find hope amid New York City’s homelessness crisis, currently at levels not seen since the Great Depression. The ultra-posh skyscraper condos seem never to quit barreling into the skyline, at the expense of entire neighborhoods and affordable housing. This week, though, a story in the New York Times …
Much to the chagrin of many on social media and elsewhere, the Girl Scouts of the USA are set to march in Donald Trump’s inaugural parade.
For the first time in the 90-year history of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, the Girl Scouts of the USA be joining in with their very own float.
President Obama has a genuine rapport with the nation’s kids and teens that has made the White House Science Fair a special treat during his tenure, and God knows what the official White House position on “science” will be come March 2017. So let’s take a moment to savor this annual event one last time.
For a few dollars, you too can be like recent Oscar winner Leonardo DiCaprio; at least, that’s the sales pitch one Girl Scout troop in New York led with, and if we’re honest, don’t we all want to live like Leo in his free time?
Last night at the Academy Awards, Chris Rock embarked on a mission to help his daughters Lola and Zahra sell Girl Scout cookies. Troop members were unleashed into the audience, where they offered their delicious wares. But while Rock later announced that the Scouts had raised a triumphant $65,243, it turns out that he …
During Sunday night’s Oscars, Chris Rock did a funny bit where he had his daughter’s Girl Scout troop go out into the audience and get rich Hollywood people to give them money for cookies. Very cute, very nice. HOWEVER.
A Girl Scout in Portland had the bright idea to sell Girl Scout cookies right outside a local weed dispensary. Why didn’t you think of that?
A group of girls in Santa Rosa, California are fighting to become official members of the Boy Scouts of America. The girls, who have dubbed themselves, “The Unicorns,” expressed interest in joining the organization after participating in Learning for Life, a co-ed subsidiary of the Boy Scouts that helps develop skills…
Apparently Melissa McCarthy’s next movie is Troop Beverly Hills but if Phyllis Nefler were a disgraced, post-prison lifestyle tycoon attempting a comeback on the backs of a bunch of Brownies (while teaching them some real-world skills).
On Tuesday night, a gaggle of Girl Scouts were enjoying the ultimate slumber party with First Lady Michelle Obama on the White House lawn when persnickety weather nearly ruined their plans and tents.