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Believe what you read--Girl Scouts are amazing! Our Council publications are sure to impress. Our Annual Report tells a dynamic story of girls and adults making the world a better place. And we also provide resources to help you in your volunteer role.

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Program Guide K-12 - Fall/Winter 2017-2018

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Camp & Travel Guide - Summer 2017

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Impact Report 2016 (Annual Report)

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  • Introducing New Journeys and Badges for STEM and the Outdoors


    On July 17, 2017, Girl Scouts of the USA released programming for 38 new badges and Journeys focused on outdoors and STEM, which are available at no additional cost through the Volunteer Toolkit! This new programming follows the same model as the current badge and Journey options and is intended to be an add-on to the program choices now available to girls and volunteers. Here's a quick snapshot of the new awards available to you and your girls:

    Outdoor Journey

    Anchored by the Troop Camping badge, this new Journey will strengthen girls' outdoor skills and ignite their interest in environmental stewardship. Girls will also complete a Take Action project.

    • Available for Daisy, Brownie, and Junior troops 
    • Formatted as a downloadable PDF on the VTK for Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors (launching mid-August)

    STEM Journeys

    Designed to increase girls' aptitude and interest in STEM topics and fields, these new Journeys will introduce girls to a wide range of skill-building opportunities in areas like robotics, programming, and citizen science. Available for Daisy through Junior, and Multi-level (K-5).

      Engineering | Think Like an Engineer: Girls learn how to think like a designer by participating in hands-on design challenges and completing a Take Action project.  Computer Science | Think Like a Programmer: Girls learn how programmers solve proble...


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  • Adventures are waiting.


    Date:  July 23-28, 2017

    Location: Boy Scout Camp Mountaineer, Morgantown, WV

    Pack your bags and head to Camp Mountaineer for an adventure-filled week this summer!  Challenge yourself to new heights on the new zip lines and climbing tower, as well as, at the C.O.P.E. (Challenging Outdoor Personal Experiences) course.  Keep your eye on the target at the archery range, stay busy in handicrafts and paddle from shore to shore at the lake, during this resident camp experience. 

    The camp has a high adventure theme, special Girl Scout social activities, and survivor skill challenges will also be included in this year’s programming.  This camp is back by popular demand, so sign up right away.

    This event is open to 3rd grade Brownies who are Bridging to Juniors and up. 

    All participants are required to complete BSA health exams. 

    Adults must be a current member and have a successful background check on file. 

    Tents/canvas cots are provided, or participants can bring their own.

    $300 per girl. $100 per adult. Register by June 23rd.

    Questions? Contact Kathy Storage, Camp and Travel Manager. 

  • Renew your membership, get a patch!


    We know who loves patches almost as much as the girls — our troop leaders do! All girls and up to two leaders per troop who renew their membership for 2018 by June 15th will receive our celebratory early bird patch to sport proudly all year long.

    Renew today!

     

  • Service Unit (local) Day Camps


    Nothing says summer like Girl Scout camp! At day camp, girls can continue their Girl Scouting experience with day’s full of sun, fun, and friends. With us, the good times never end.

    Check out our list of Service Unit camps and register your girl today.http://www.bdgsc.org/en/camp/ServiceUnitCamps.html

  • Physics with the WV Black Bears August 4, 2017


    Physics with the WV Black Bears August 4, 2017, 7:00 pm. Come cheer on the West Virginia Black Bears baseball team as they play at the Mountaineer County Ballpark. Afterwards, enjoy fireworks and then join us as West Virginia University faculty lead us in amazing activities that demonstrate the elementary physics that make the game of baseball work!

    If you'd like to camp on the field afterwards, be sure to register for the camp out option. Camp out ends on August 5th at 9:00 am.

    Registration Options
    Option 1: $9.50 includes game ticket with fireworks & physics demonstration
    Option 2: $24.00 includes game ticket with fireworks, hotdog/drink during game, & physics demonstration
    Option 3: $33.00 includes game ticket with fireworks, hotdog/drink during game, physics demonstration, night snack, and morning continental breakfast

    Registration opens on May 1st and closes on July 14th! You must register through the WV Black Bears:

  • Camp and Outdoors


    Camping is a great way for girls to explore leadership, build skills, and develop a deep appreciation for nature. Whether for a day, a week, or longer, Girl Scout camp gives girls an opportunity to grow, explore, and have fun under the guidance of caring, trained adults.

    Reserve your space at Girl Scout Camp for spring and summer now! Our camps are currently being booked for spring and summer camping trips for troops, and service unit day camps. And, they are filling up quickly! If you are planning to hold a camping trip this spring or summer and want to guarantee your space at one of our camp facilities, book now!

    At Camp Rocky Ledges and Camp Giscowheco we have platform tents, half cabins, lodges as well as showers, flush toilets and big kitchens to work in.  In the Girl Zone we have 2 bunkrooms with 12 beds each, big bathrooms and kitchens.

    Questions? Call us at (304) 345-7722 or email customercare@bdgsc.org.

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  • Who like's being pampered?

    Spend the weekend making face masks, lotions, soaps, and candles. Learn how to do new styles with hair and makeup. Get tips on how to keep yourself healthy and active as the new school year approaches and enjoy extra time relaxing by the pool!

    Open to Bridging Girl Scout Daisies that are bridging to Brownies through Ambassadors.

    August 4-6, 2017 | Camp Giscowheco