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High Academic Achievement   The Girl Scout mission is to develop girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Through the Girl Scout Leadership...

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DC Girl Scout Step Showcase

Congratulations to all the Steppers  Girl Scout DC Step Showcase The Girl Scout DC Step Showcase was a huge success. Nine teams from the District of...

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Winner GS Facebook Cookie Recipe

Samoa Treats!      The winner of the Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital Facebook cookie recipe contest is Ariel Oandasan from Gainesville, VA for...

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Happy Birthday Bobby Lerch!

First President of our Council turns 103 Gertrude "Bobby" Lerch turned 103 on March 11, one day before the Girl Scouts' 101 st Birthday! Read Proclamation honoring Bobby...

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President's Circle Dinner Honors

Jan Verhage Receives Officers' Award   On Friday, March 8, 2013, the Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital held its annual President’s Circle Dinner. The event honors all...

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Keys to Leadership Conference

An inclusion Conference    On Saturday, March 9, 2013, the Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital held its annual Keys to Leadership Conference. Keys to Leadership...

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Looking For Girl Scout cookies?

Find a Girl Scout Cookie Booth Near You Looking to purchase your favorite Girl Scout Cookies? Find a Girl Scout cookie booth here: Free Cookie Locator mobile app!...

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National Women's History Month

59 million Girl Scout Alumnae Throughout the month of March, Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital has highlighted prominent Girl Scout alumna for National Women’s History Month. With 59...

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World of Good Campaign

Read about the good work of our Girl Scouts Do you want to nominate a Girl Scout or troop who does a World of Good? Fill out this survey and we'll send you a certificate signed by CEO...

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Inclement Weather Closings and Delays

View listing for March 25, 2013   GSCNC Offices The Martinsburg is currently on a two hour delayed opening. Camps Due to inclement weather conditions, all spring...

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Martinsburg Office Closing at 4PM

The Martinsburg, WV office is closing at 4PM today March 18, 2013 due to inclement weather.

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Looking for Girl Scout Cookies?

This page is currently Under Construction. Please check back soon for updates. Find a Girl Scout Cookie Booth Near You Looking to purchase your favorite Girl Scout...

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Girl Scout Week

March 10-16 Girl Scout Week is celebrated each March, starting with Girl Scout Sunday and ending with Girl Scout Sabbath on a Saturday, and it always includes the Girl Scout Birthday,...

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Inclement Weather Closings and Delays

Offices and Shops Closed    GSCNC offices follow the Federal Government Operating Status for inclement weather. Our offices will be closed March 6, 2013. Council staff...

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Together Greening Project

Learn about Plastic Waste Challenge   In 2012, 15,038 plastic items (bottles and bags) were saved from going to the landfill during Girl Scouts Forever Green Plastic Waste...

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DC Step Showcase Performer Deadline

Participation registration closes February 7th Performer registration will close on February 7. We are looking for GSCNC troops of all ages to come up with unique routines and perform at...

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Forever Green Plastic Waste Challenge

Troops will begin February 1, 2013   In 2012, 15,038 plastic items (bottles and bags) were saved from going to the landfill during Girl Scouts Forever Green Plastic Waste Challenge....

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President's Circle Dinner

Support Girl Scouts and Attend   Donate $750 now to receive your invitation! The President's Circle Dinner, funded by a...

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Girl Scout Day at the Newseum

Invitation to Breakfast at Hard Rock Café Registration for Girl Scout Day at the Newseum is closed, but you can still purchase tickets at a discounted Girl Scout price of $10 by...

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Girl Scout do a "World of Good"

Nominate a Girl Scout for the World of Good Certificate   Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital salutes all of our girls for their dedication and service to their...

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Girl Scouts Salutes Black History Month

Featuring famous Girl Scout Alumnae February is a time for every American—including Girl Scouts—to join together in celebrating Black History Month. This is an opportunity for us to...

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Teen Awards: Gold, Silver and Silver Trefoil

Deadline March 15       Teen Award Deadlines       March 15, 2013 is the deadline to submit teen awards paperwork if a girl wishes to...

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Capitalk Newsletter Online

Keep up with news about our Council  CapiTalk is our membership newsletter, distributed electronically. Read the letter from our CEO Lidia Soto-Harmon, learn about new program...

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Offices and Shops Closed

in honor of President's Day.   Council offices and shops are closed Monday, February 18, 2013 in honor of President’s Day. GSCNC Shops will be closed February 16 - 18.

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Day & Evening Camp Registration

is Open! Register Today! Registration for Day & Evening Camps is Open. Click here for details and to register: http://www.gscnc.org/camp.html Girl Scout Council of the...

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National Cookie Day

Cookie Booth Sales begin February 22-March 24. To locate Girl Scouts selling cookies, check out the Cookie Locator .  DC Breaking Local News Weather Sports FOX 5 WTTG Celebrate...

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National Cookie Day

Celebrate the first annual National Cookie Day on Friday February 8, 2013. To celebrate National Girl Scout Cookie Day and the role the program plays in the lives of millions of Girl...

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Register for Sleep-Away Camp

Registration Opens January 23     Registration for Sleep-Away Camp Opens January 23, 2013.  First Come-First Served! http://www.gscnc.org/Camp.html Our...

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

A Day of Community Service    More than fifty years ago, Dr. King singled out the Girl Scout Movement as "a force for desegregation."  We are still a powerful force for...

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National Cookie Day

Celebrate February 8, 2013   Celebrate the first annual National Cookie Day on Friday February 8, 2013. Girl Scouts across the USA are speaking in one voice to bring greater...

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Sleep-Away Camp Registration is Open!

FAQs to help you register with ease  Sleep Away Camp registration is here! To view current openings, go here:  http://www.gscnc.org/sacspaces.html This page will be updated...

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Girl Scouts Volunteered at 2013 Presidential Inauguration

View Slideshow of Teen Girl Scout Volunteers About 750 Girl Scouts in 9-12 th grade, and adults participated in the 2013 Presidential Inauguration in Washington, DC. Girl Scouts...

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Inclement Weather Delays

Offices Open at Noon     GSCNC offices follow the Federal Government Operating Status for inclement weather. Our offices will have a delayed opening on January 28th of three...

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Registration Will Re-open at 9:00am

Please read if you are trying to register We are pleased to report that the problems with the registration system have been fixed. In order to make registration as fair as possible,...

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New GSCNC Board Members

Read about the Board   Photo -officer team- Deborah Wall, Pedro Alfonso, Diane Tipton, Barb Hunter Mahan, Faye Fields, Linda Madrid and Shirley Edwards Girl Scout Council of...

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The Presidential Inauguration

How Girl Scouts Participate   Girl Scouts have assisted with the Inauguration since 1933.  In 2013, the Presidential Inaugural Committee has asked for a total of 1,500 Boy...

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Girl Scout Winner of PSA Contest

Dear Mr. President Video  Girl Scouts Releases “Girl Scouts Speak Out: Dear Mr. President” Video: PSA Winners Tell the President How to Help Girls January 18,...

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Follow Girl Scouts on Social Media

Stay connected!      Keep up-to date with what is going on around the Council.

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Girl Scouts Graduate from Cookie College

View photos from event     Girl Scout Daisy, Brownies, and Juniors attended Cookie College Saturday December 8, 2012 at Howard University. At Cookie College, the girls...

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Photos from International Girls Day

Slideshow:      Check out the pictures from the event here: On Sunday November 11, 2012 Kappa Delta Sorority and the Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s...

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National Cookie Sleepover

Register!      You are invited to the best sleepover party ever! Kick off your cookie program with Little Brownie Bakers as they present the first ever...

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In Honor of All Who Served

Girl Scout Photos and Stories  In Honor of All Who Served... The Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital has some stories to share of our girls honoring, learning about...

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In the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

What you can do     What challenging times it has been for people on the East Coast—and for Girl Scouting. Many people remain displaced and in shelters, while others...

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Girl Scout Day at the Newseum

Registration open    Girl Scouts Get the Scoop- Day at the Newseum The Newseum offers an exciting look at the role journalism plays in society.  Girl Scouts...

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Girl Scout Step Teams Wanted

Sign up your troop today Stomp, Stomp, Clap, Clap It’s that time of year again! Team registration is now open. We are looking for your troop to perform this year at the DC...

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Congratulations Lidia Soto-Harmon

Women Who Mean Business    Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital congratulates all the 2012 Women Who Mean Business Including our CEO, Lidia Soto-Harmon Read Article from...

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Children's Toy Drive

Help Make the Holidays Brighter   Join Girl Scouts of the Nation’s Capital and give a gift of a new and unwrapped toy to the WHUR Radio Children’s Toy Drive. Drop off the...

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Girl Scouts do a World of Good

Highlights      Read some of the inspirational stories of good work of Girl Scouts. For more good news... World of Good Archives November World of...

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Girl Scout Teens

Board Member Applications Due January 1, 2013 Be a Teen Member of the GSCNC Board of Directors  Who :     Girl Scouts in the ninth,...

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Girl Scout CEO Lidia Soto-Harmon

Receives Mujer Award from NHLI   The National Hispana Leadership Institute will present two outstanding Latina leaders with its annual Mujer Award at the Executive Leadership...

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