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Girl Scouts Named Helios Award Finalist
Celebrating our culture of commitment
We are excited to announce that Girl Scouts Nation's Capital is a finalist for the Helios HR Apollo Awards, which...
April is Volunteer Appreciation Month
We know that without our amazing volunteers, we could not deliver the best leadership experience to girls in our region. Our dedicated volunteers provide a safe, supportive and fun environment for...
Bling Your Booth Voting Now Open
Thank you to all the troops who submitted photos of their amazing cookie booths! We were so impressed by your creativity and marketing savvy. Now it’s time for your voice to be heard as we...
Troop 2 Troops - USO Metropolitan Washington
Your troop can donate cookies to the military through our partnership with the USO Metropolitan Washington.
There will be a Troop 2 Troops Drop-Off Day on Sunday, April 12, 2015...
Keys to Leadership
Check out pictures from the conference
On Saturday, March 21, Girl Scouts Nation's Capital held its annual Keys to Leadership Conference.
Girl Scout Day at Air and Space
View photos from the day
On Saturday, March 14, families across the Council gathered at the National Air and...
Encuentro de Chicas Latinas
View photos from the day
On Saturday, March 14, one hundred girls from the Greater Washington Region gathered at George Mason University for the 10 th...
Lidia Soto-Harmon on Comcast Newsmakers
CEO talks cookie season
In February, CEO Lidia Soto-Harmon was a guest on Comcast Newsmakers, where she discussed the two new cookie varieties and...
Summer Camp Spaces Still Available
Get ready to have your best summer ever!
Spaces are still available at a number of sleep-away and day and evening camps. Find out which programs still have spots left by clicking here.
Attend the Annual Meeting
Registration now open
Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital will hold its 2015 Annual Meeting on Saturday, April 25 at the National Conference...
President's Circle Dinner
On Friday, March 6, Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital held its annual President’s Circle Dinner, which honors individuals who have contributed $1,000 or more to our Council in the past...
DC Step Showcase
On Saturday, March 7, girls from around the Council stomped it out at the 9 th annual DC Step Showcase, held at Trinity Washington University. Seven troops showed off their skills, competing in...
Loudoun Office Phones Offline
March 11, 2015
The phone system in our Loudoun office is offline this morning. Unlike our DC and Martinsburg offices, we aren't installing new equipment but we are...
CEO Lidia Soto-Harmon a US Delegate at the UN Commission on the Status of Women
This week, Girl Scouts Nation's Capital CEO Lidia Soto-Harmon was invited by the US State Department to serve as a United States delegate to the 59th United Nations Commission on the Status on...
Inclement Weather Schedule
Council Offices and Shops Open 2 Hour Delay
Girl Scouts Nation's Capital follows the Federal Government Operating Status for inclement weather. All Council offices and shops are opening on...
World Thinking Day 2015
View photos from around the Council
On February 22, troops from across our Council honored their sister Girl Scouts around the world during World Thinking...
Inclement Weather Schedule
Closings, Delays and Cancellations
Our Area A Meeting has been cancelled due to inclement incoming weather. This event will be rescheduled at a later date. We apologize for any...
Plain is Boring. Bling Your Booth!
View contest guidelines
Ready to make your cookie customers say WOW ? Showcase your troop's creative cookie marketing skills by creating your own...
Have No Fear: Thin Mints Are Here!
Reports in the news of a national Thin Mint production shortage due to high demand for the most popular Girl Scout cookie will not affect customers in the Greater Washington Region. Girls Scouts...
Our Girl Scout Cookie Price is $4.00 per box!
Seven varieties of cookies sold at our council remain $4.00 a box
You may have seen reports in the news of...
Participate in Gift of Caring
Support your community through cookies
At Girl Scouts, we know there’s so much a cookie can do. Whether it’s supporting our troops, local...
Girl Scout Troop Travel
Attend interest meetings
When Girl Scouts travel, every day is a new adventure. Girls have the opportunity to...
Resources for World Thinking Day
February 22, 2015
Every year on February 22, girls have the option to honor their sister Girl Scouts around the world during World Thinking Day. World...
Cookie Delivery Changes
IMPORTANT! The cookie delivery schedule has changed due to the Federal government closing due to inclement weather.
-Assn 11 as scheduled -Assn 56 rescheduled...
What's New with Cookies
February 20 through March 22, Girl Scout Cookie Booths will pop up. Find a Girl Scout Cookie Booth in your neighborhood by using the online Cookie Locator and downloading...
Girl Scouts Celebrates Black History Month
Throughout the month of February, Girl Scouts is proud to celebrate African American Girl Scout alumnae who have made significant leadership contributions to our country. Among these amazing women...
Staff Share Camping Memories
Read stories on the Girl Scout blog
Do you remember the first time you pitched a tent, or your first night sleeping among the stars? When girls go camping, they create memories...
Read January CapiTalk
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Important Deadlines for Girl Scouts
Destinations, Congressional Aide and more
Program deadlines are fast approaching. So you don’t miss out on all the exciting programs Girl Scouts...
Make this her best summer ever!
Whether she likes hiking, sailing, arts & crafts, archery or horseback riding, she’ll discover exciting activities and challenge her limits all with supportive adults by her side. A...
Register to Attend a Forum
Provide feedback to the Board
Each year at Forums, the Board solicits feedback from our members on different topics. This year, the Board is seeking...
Brand New Maker Challenges
Join us for Maker Day at the Annual Meeting
Tuesday, November 18, Girl Scout Emily S. spoke on Capitol Hill at the Congressional Maker Caucus about engaging girls in STEM and Maker...
Resolve for a Healthier 2015
Download free Healthy Habits booklets
In partnership with the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation , Girl Scouts has...
Take Cookie Quizzes
Test your cookie knowledge
Think you’re one smart cookie? Take the cookie quiz to test your knowledge, or print it out and try it with your troop! When...
Girl Scout Cookie Recipes
Click to download recipe cards.
Savannah Smiles Zesty Lemon Streusel Bars Thin Mint Brownies Rah-Rah Yogurt Parfaits Fried Samoas Shrimp All...
Due to inclement weather, our Martinsburg office will delay opening until 11:00 am on Tuesday, January 6
Girl Scout Cookie PSA
Share the video with family and friends!
For more information on all things cookie, click here.
Samoas 40th Birthday Bash
You’re invited to the party!
This January, the iconic Samoa cookie is celebrating its 40 th birthday, and girls across the country are...
Portraits in Leadership
Girls interview women in Congress
In a series of interviews with female members of the United States Congress, Girl Scouts across the country sat down with their...
Girls Graduate from Cookie College
View photos from the day On Saturday, December 6, more than 180 Girl Scout Brownies and Juniors gathered at Howard University for Cookie College. Girls...
In Memory of Marguerite Cyr
The Girl Scout family remembers Shawnee Girl Scout Council’s first President of the Board (1963), Marguerite Cyr. Her leadership helped shape Girl Scouting in the Shenandoah region, which...
Cookie College To-Go Kits
Service Units interested in hosting their own Cookie College event can order the Cookie College To-Go kit, which provides activity supplies, handouts, leader guides and event patches for...
CEO Lidia Soto-Harmon on Comcast Newsmakers
CEO Lidia Soto-Harmon discusses STEM, the 100th anniversary of the Gold Award and the upcoming cookie season.
Read New CapiTalk Cookie Edition
Cookie Season is coming!
Support your Girl Scouts' Cookie Sale
The Cookie Program helps girls earn money to support their Girl Scout activities....
Girl Scouts Code the Holidays
On December 4, eleven Girl Scouts from across our Council attended the 92 nd annual National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at President’s Park. Thanks to Google’s Made with Code...
Outdoor Badge Voting
Girls voted and we listened! Outdoor Recreation has been chosen as the theme for the next set of Outdoor badges. The second phase of Girls’ Choice voting for the Outdoor badges...
Shop with AmazonSmile
Support our Council
Here is a convenient way to support Girl Scouts while shopping on AmazonSmile. Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase to...
Cookie Program Aide
View photos from the day
Last Saturday, November 15, more than 100 Cadettes gathered at Howard University for Cookie Program Aide Training. Cookie Program Aide is a...
Report from National Council Session
Read the report and guest blogs
Click here to read the delegate report and visit our blog to read about the delgates' firsthand experiences.
Happy Veterans Day
Girl Scouts honor veterans Across our Council this week, Girls Scouts took time to show their appreciation for those...