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Girls come first at Girl Scouts. We believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. As a Girl Scout parent, we understand there’s a lot to learn—but we’re here to support you.  We will guide you through the Girl Scout year with timely topics, tips and upcoming Girl Scout opportunities to help your daughter have the best year ever.

21 Suprising Skills She'll Learn By Selling Girl Scout Cookies

Thinking Outside The Cookie Box --in real time. 

If you’ve ever asked someone, “Would you like to buy Girl Scout Cookies?,” then you probably already know that girls who participate in the Girl Scout Cookie Program learn invaluable skills that last a lifetime. 

Girl Scout Program Opportunities  

Sleep-Away Summer Camp Registration 

As a Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital member you have access to eight wonderful Girl Scout camps, four summer sleep-away camps, local day & evening camps, and unique badge programs that'll help you learn skills in the great outdoors! So get ready to choose your adventure–Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital wants to leave no girl inside!  

Go to Summer Sleep-Away for program information. 

Read the 2019 Camp Brochure here. Not a Girl Scout member, no problem. Girl Scout camp is for all girls. First you must join Girl Scoutsand if your membership is only to attend camp, click unsure at the time of registration. Wait 24 hours before registering your daughter for camp. Any questions email

Volunteer Updates 


Are you using our online Volunteer Toolkit?

Troop leaders have access to their entire troop roster. They can select their year plan and add and delete meetings. In addition to GSUSA program resources they will find our Council’s Volunteer Essentials, New Leader Passport and links to support material on our website.

Parents can view and update their Girl Scouts information. They can see the year plan and access Girl Scout resources.

What are you waiting for? Use the Volunteer Toolkit for easy access to materials to help you deliver the best Girl Scout experience to your troop. Go to the website and click MYGS to get started.  

Learn how this fully customizable digital planning tool can save you time and energy all year long, so that you can focus on unleashing the G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ in her, ensuring she has every opportunity she deserves to build a lifetime of leadership, success, and adventure. Learn more here

Outdoor & High Adventure Training

We provide a variety of trainings to help you lead a troop, take girls camping, go on trips and engage in exciting activities. --And right now we are looking to expand our list of volunteer high adventure facilitators!

If you are not currently certified in any high adventure activities but would like to become a volunteer trained facilitator, you are also encouraged to attend upcoming trainings, here.


3/9 - Girl Scout Day at the National Air & Space Museum 

3/15 - High Awards Deadline

3/10 through 3/16 - Girl Scout Week

3/30 - Girl Scout Day at Hillwood Estates 

4/27 - Girl Scout Day at Nationals Park

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