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Happy Birthday

Juliette Gordon Low     Happy Birthday Juliette Gordon Low Girl Scout founder,  Juliette Gordon Low , was born October 31, 1860. We celebrate her birthday in...

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Read Troop News

What’s happening around the council Share your experiences with us, by sending your story and photos to: gscnc.pr@gmail.com . Click here for our current listing of Girl Scout...

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Server Maintenance

Council Email Unavailable This Weekend Council servers are undergoing maintenance this weekend and council staff will be unable to respond to email.  Email will remain unavailable from...

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Girl Scouts October Service Project

Tending healing garden at Ft. Belvoir For the month of October Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital is working with the USO at the Warrior and Family Center on Fort Belvoir to help with...

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Financial Fitness

One Week with Capital One   The Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital is partnering with Capital One Bank during their community service initiative called One Week. Capital...

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Juliette Low Legacy Society

Keeps our Council strong    It took one visionary woman to create the Girl Scouts— It takes thousands of believers to carry it forward. Juliette Gordon Low...

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Hispanic Heritage

Read CEO's Blog    September 15 – October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month. Americans observe this month in celebration of the...

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Congratulations Women of Distinction

Outstanding women from the Eastern Panhandle Every year we recognize notable women in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia at Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital’s Women of Distinction...

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USO and Girl Scouts Together

Healing Garden at USO Warrior and Family Center Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital is working with the Warrior and Family Center on Fort Belvoir to help with the upkeep of the center’s...

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GS Troop Travel

Travel opportunities for Girl Scouts New this year, Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital has created a council-wide travel program, GS Troop Travel . The program is designed for troops...

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Fall Product Sales

Start  earning money for your troop The Fall Product Sale is a council-sponsored program that combines educational activities with money earning opportunities for the troops....

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Read CapiTalk

Newsletter for Girl Scout Families CapiTalk is our membership newsletter, distributed electronically. Read the letter from our CEO Lidia Soto-Harmon, learn about new program...

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Girl Scouts Kick-Off New Year

Saturday August 17, 2013   Each year we gather our Service Unit Managers, Adult Educators, Associations Chairs and REACH Volunteers in August to share what is new for...

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Girl Scouts Kick-Off a New Year

Pictures and handouts from meeting August 17, Service Unit Managers, Adult Educators, Associations Chairs and REACH Volunteers gathered with Council staff to kick-off a new Girl...

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Message from our CEO, Lidia Soto-Harmon

Message from our CEO, Lidia Soto-Harmon Click here to watch the video In Spanish As we kick-off a new Girl Scout year, we are delighted to have some of the best volunteers in...

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Mobile Shop

Cancellations for September 27-28, 2013 The following Mobile Shop stops have been cancelled: Hollywood is cancelled for Friday 9/27 Lorton is cancelled for Saturday 9/28 We apologize...

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Read Troop News

What’s happening around the council Share your experiences with us, by sending your story and photos to: gscnc.pr@gmail.com . Click here for our current listing of Girl Scout...

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Camp Getaway: White Rock Bound!

Friday, July 19 - Sunday, July 21  Camp White Rock, Capon Bridge, WV   A weekend retreat for Administrative Volunteers (18 or older) Come relax in the...

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Congressional Aide Program

Girl Scouts spend a week on Capitol Hill Each week we will feature teen Girl Scouts who are serving as Congressional Aides. Since 1974, teen Girl Scouts from throughout the...

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Encuentro De Chicas Latinas Leadership Conference

A Convening of Latina Youth Leaders is designed to inspire Latina youth to recognize their own abilities and become active in their schools and in their communities.  The...

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Sign Up for Sudden Service

Girl Scouts making news.. Represent the Council at high-profile events in the Greater Washington Region.  Each year our Council receives requests from local and national...

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Girl Scouts Recognizes Women of Distinction

Women from Eastern Panhandle   The Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital is proud to announce the 2013 Women of Distinction. Three outstanding women from the Eastern...

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Camp CEO

Connects girls and women professionals At Girl Scout Camp CEO, teen girls have the unique opportunity to contemplate life, leadership and their future with the regions most successful women...

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Encuentro conference

Introduces Latinas to Girl Scouts  On August 13-15, Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital held our 8 th annual Encuentro de Chicas Latinas de las Girl Scouts . Girls spent three days...

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Girl Scouts Salutes March on Washington

Watch video from Time Magazine   Girl Scouts hosted a thought leadership breakfast roundtable entitled “ People Who Make the World a Better Place ” with Time Magazine...

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Girl Scouts Go Back to School

Read our blog http://gscnc.wordpress.com/2013/08/27/girl-scouts-head-back-to-school/

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Girl Scouts Recruitment Weekend

Photos from event     Girl Scout Nation’s Capital staff, volunteers and Girl Scouts spent three days last weekend (September 6-8) at 58 different sites across...

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Girl Scout Day at the Nationals

Enjoy baseball with Girl Scouts   Girl Scouts of all ages are invited to participate in this special and growing tradition with the Washington Nationals on Sunday, September 22...

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Girl Scout Day at the Nationals

Enjoy baseball with Girl Scouts Girl Scouts of all ages are invited to participate in this special and growing tradition with the Washington Nationals on Sunday, September 22 at Nationals...

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Game On: Girls and Technology

DELL Hosted Interactive Event   On Wednesday, September 18, Girl Scouts of the USA and DELL hosted an interactive event that explored how to encourage girls to get involved with...

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Offices and Shop Closed

September 13, 2013 - All Staff Meeting Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital offices and shops are closed September 13, 2013 for an All Staff Meeting.

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Join us on Facebook

Follow us to stay up-to-date As you start the new Girl Scout year please be sure that you and your troop's parents " Like Us" on Facebook! www.facebook.com/gscnc Stay up to date...

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We Are Family

Become a Volunteer.    Interested in joining? Email Joingirlscouts@gscnc.org  

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Office and Shop Closures

In observance of Labor Day.   GSCNC offices will be closing early Friday August 30, 2013 and will remain closed through Labor Day September 2, 2013. We will reopen on Tuesday...

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Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

Girl Scouts partnered with TIME Magazine and AT&T to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, which Dr. King...

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Get ready for Day to Serve, September 15-29

Make a difference in your local community.. One of the key aspects of being a Girl Scout is staying involved in the local community through service projects, such as troop outings to...

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Membership Registration Now Open

Create a new log in.   Registration reopens Monday, August 12 at 8:00 am.  Click on the New Online Account button to create a new log in.  You can use the same username...

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Registration System is getting an Upgrade!

Everyone is preparing for another exciting year in Girl Scouts!  You asked for improvements on the registration site, we advocated for changes and GSUSA listened.  GSUSA is introducing a...

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Girl Scouts go to China! Twinning Project

In celebration of the Girl Scouts 100 th anniversary, Alcoa Foundation in partnership with Girl Scouts of the USA and the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS)...

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Read Newest Edition of CapiTalk

Newsletter for Girl Scout Families   Keep up with news from our Council CapiTalk is our membership newsletter, distributed electronically. Read the letter from our CEO Lidia...

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Your Turn to Lead: Your Voice Matters

Saturday June 15, 2013   Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital hosted Your Turn to Lead: Your Voice Matters at Howard University School of Law, on Saturday, June 15. Over...

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Your Turn to Lead

Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital hosted Your Turn to Lead: Your Voice Matters at Howard University School of Law, on Saturday, June 15. Over 70 girls, ages 11 – 17, participated in...

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Sudden Service in Action

Sudden Service Girl Scouts   Each year the Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital receives requests from local and national organizations and governmental agencies for...

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Women's Advisory Board Celebrates Gold Award Girls

Gold Award Reception  The Women’s Advisory Board hosted the 2013 Gold Award Reception at the home of Judy Walter in Washington, DC on June 20, 2013. The event was...

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Independence Day Office and Shop Closings

All our offices and shops will be closed beginning at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, July 3 through Friday, July 5 at 5:00 pm for Independance Day holidays. We will re-open on Monday, July 8 in all...

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Sun Safety Patch Program

Girl Scouts practicing smart sun behavior Did you know that the deadliest form of skin cancer - melanoma - is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women in their late...

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June is Great Outdoors Month!

This summer Girl Scout camps will be filled with laughter and adventures. We expect over 13,000 Girl Scouts to attend our day and sleep-away camps. Our affordable camp programs are just another...

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Top 100 Cookie Sellers

Recognized at Zoo event   Top 100 Cookie Sellers convened at the National Zoo to be honored and this year videotaped on Saturday, June 14. Girls who attended represented the...

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Girl Scout Night at the Washington Mystics

Saturday, June 8th     The Washington Mystics invited Girl Scouts to watch them take on the Minnesota Lynx for Girl Scout Night on Saturday, June 8th at the Verizon...

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Inclement Weather Update

Delays and Cancellations    All council offices and shops are currently open. Cancellations The Gold Award Reception scheduled for tonight has been cancelled. Check...

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