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Inclement Weather Schedule
Council Offices Open on a two hour delay
Girl Scouts Nation's Capital follows the Federal Government Operating Status for inclement weather. Council offices and shops will be opening with...
Inclement Weather Schedule
Closings, Delays and Cancellations
Your Turn to Lead Cancelled February 21, 2015
Your Turn to Lead Cancelled
Due to the inclement weather, our Your Turn to Lead event scheduled...
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...
Martinsburg Office Closed
February 20, 2015
The Martinsburg office is closed today, February 20, 2015. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Girl Scout Troop Travel
Attend interest meetings
When Girl Scouts travel, every day is a new adventure. Girls have the opportunity to...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
I Can't Wait to...Invite a Friend
Do you know someone in your community—a school volunteer, family member, friend, or church member—who would love to share in the excitement of Girl Scouting?
Beginning November 1,...
Sharing Our Success Event
Learn about STEAM careers
Who: Girl Scout Cadettes, Girl Scout Seniors, Girl Scout Ambassadors
When : November 6, 2014 from 5:00pm-7:30pm...
Adventure Day with Association 90
Saturday, October 25 More than 600 Girl Scouts gathered at the Fauquier County Fairgrounds for Adventure Day, sponsored by Association 90. More than 100 vendors set...
Download Healthy Habits Booklets
Learn about energy balance
In partnership with the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation , Girl Scouts has developed three Healthy Habits...
New Outdoor Badges
At National Convention, Girl Scouts of the USA CEO Anna Marie Chávez made an exciting announcement: There will be four new Outdoor Badges added to the Girl Scout program in fall...
2015 Cookie Kickoff
Happy 40th birthday, Samoas!
On Saturday, October 25, volunteers and Girl Scouts gathered in Arlington for the 2015 Cookie Kickoff. While volunteers received...
Make the Connection
View photos from the day On Saturday, October 25, Booz Allen Hamilton and Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital hosted the ninth...
DC Core Camp
Experiencing the Great Outdoors On October 25-26, Girl Scouts enjoyed learning outdoor skills at the Daisy and Brownie Core Camp....
53rd National Convention
View photos from Salt Lake City
Thousands of Girl Scouts from across the nation headed to Salt Lake City, UT for the 53 rd National Council Session and Convention, October 17-19. ...
2014 Membership Survey
View the results
Thank you to everyone who completed the 2014 Girl Scout Nation’s Capital Membership Survey. More than 2,400 members completed the comprehensive...
Application deadline November 17, 2014
Have you dreamed of visiting a game reserve in Cape Town, or experiencing high adventure in New Mexico?
Apply for one of the 2015 Destinations...
Read Troop News
What’s happening around the council
Share your experiences with us, by sending your story and photos to: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Click here for our current listing of Girl Scout...
Sudden Service Registration
Deadline: October 31, 2014
With the start of a new Girl Scout Year, it's time to register for Sudden Service . Sudden Service provides troops with the opportunity to represent the...
Somos Familia Girl Scout Expo
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
As a closing event for Hispanic Heritage Month, Girl Scouts Nation's Capital held the first Somos Familia Girl Scout Expo on Saturday at Marymount...