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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... more

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... more

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... more

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... more

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... more

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... more

Girl Scouts Go 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... more

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... more

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... more

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... more

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. more

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! Stay up to date... more

We Are Family

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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... more

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... more

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... more

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... more

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... more

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)... more

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... more

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... more

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... more

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... more

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... more

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... more

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... more

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... more

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... more

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... more

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... more

Do More 24

Donation time has been extended!   Make a difference in your community Because of technical problems, DoMore24 has been extended to Do More 48. Please share the link... more

Remember the Time...

Girl Scouts Rock the Mall- Anniversary Where were you one year ago on June 9th? At Girl Scouts Rock the Mall in Washington, DC with 250,000 of your closet Girl Scout friends celebrating the... more

Congratulations Gold Award Girl Scouts

Gold Award Scholarships   Girl Scouts are making a difference in their community. They are combating bullying in the schools, helping younger students excel in reading, science... more

Girl Scout Naturalist Badge Kits

Forest Service connects girls to the earth Girl Scouts Stay Connected to the earth—Camping and Badge work! Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital (GSCNC) and the... more

Register for Administrative Volunteer Training

July 19-21 at Camp White Rock   Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital Service Unit, Association and Council level volunteers come to Camp White Rock in Capon Bridge, WV for a weekend of... more

Local Girl Scout wins GSUSA's PSA Contest

"Cliques" video spreads anti-bullying message Nation’s Capital Girl Scout wins GSUSA’s PSA Contest Hannah, a senior Girl Scout from Chantilly, VA, has won GSUSA’s "Girl Scouts... more

Bowie Baysox Girl Scouts Lock-in and Sleepover

Baysox vs. New Britain Rock Cats Girl Scouts and troops of all ages can receive discounted tickets to watch professional baseball as the Bowie Baysox take on the New Britain Rock Cats... more

Offices and Shops Closed

Memorial Day Schedule     The main GSCNC shop will be closed May 25-27 for Memorial Day. Council offices and shops are closed May 27, 2013 on Memorial Day. Offices and shops... more

Give Every Girl the Camp Experience

Send a Girl to Camp    Please help us make the camp experience possible for girls like these this summer. Send a girl to camp today!        ... more

Retiring Girl Scout Patches

Order your Patches today!   Download the form and send it to the shop. General Shop Hours: Main Shop Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm... more

Girl Scouts Thank Volunteers

Madame Tussauds Event      Girl Scout volunteers  attended a special cocktail hour at the historic Madame Tussaud’s DC Wax Museum on May 9 th , 2013. Volunteers... more

Girl Scout Art Contest

Take a look at the talented artwork  Girl Scout Art Showcase This year 10 art pieces were selected out of many Girl Scout submissions to showcase for the 2013 Girl Scouts... more

Dell Powering the Possibilities

Girl Scouts Create Videos    The Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital is a Dell Powering the Possible grantee. Powering the Possible is Dell’s... more

JLNV Named Girl Scout Council CEO

Woman of Vision        Woman of Vision Award On May 2, 2013 the Junior League of Northern Virginia (JLNV) honored Lidia Soto-Harmon, ... more

Hard Rock Cafe Supports Girl Scouts

Special lunch menu and collectable pins Hard Rock Café DC and Girl Scout Nation’s Capital have teamed up for a good cause - Girl Scouts. Try the special $19.00 pre-fix lunch... more

Girl Scout Council CEO Named

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Girl Scouts Go High Adventure

At Camp Coles Trip     Girls love high adventure and they found lots of it last weekend at Girl Scout Camp Coles Trip. Area C, which includes the city of Alexandria,... more

Offices and Shops Closed

May 3, 2013       Our Offices and shops will be closed May 3, 2013 for our All Staff Meeting/Staff Enrichment Seminar. We apologize for any inconvenience. Our... more

Hard Rock Cafe Girl Scout Collectable Pins

Support SHARE campaign    Hard Rock Café DC and Girl Scout Nation’s Capital have teamed up to introduce four collectible pins. Two dollars from the sale of each... more

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