Senior Troop 1431 from Arlington, VA ready for zip lining at Council event near Harper's Ferry. Photo by Ellen Smythe.CapiTalk News

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January Area Meetings

For Capital Volunteers     Four times a year, at Area Meetings, Service Unit Managers, Trainers and Association Chairs gather together to receive council wide updates from... more

Donate Your Unwanted Car

Support Girl Scouts    Getting rid of an old car, boat, or motor home? Support local Girl Scouts by donating a vehicle to Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital.... more

Girls World Expo

Special ticket offer for Girl Scouts  The one-day, fun-filled Expo where young women have an opportunity to explore different college and career choices with the help of mentors and... more

Our Annual Report

Celebrating 100 Years    Open publication more

Ready for Summer Camp

Programs and dates online Parent Information Session A great way to learn more about the Sleep Away Camp experience! Date: January 13, 2013 Location: Camp Potomac... more

Girl Scout Cookies Season Is Here

Read Blog         Visit our blog:      What videos of our Cookie... more

Charitable Gifts

What the new law means    We have exciting news! As you know, Congress just passed the President has signed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 into law. This... more

Girls World Expo

Slideshow      The Washington DC Girls World Expo was held Saturday January 5, 2013 at the Washington Convention Center from 11am-4pm. The one-day, fun-filled Expo... more

Why I Sell Cookies

Hear from a Girl Scout Cookie Spokesperson     Visit our blog: Girl Scout Cookies are on sale... more

Daisy Troop 5474 Wins NPLD Photo Contest

In Celebration of National Public Lands Day Daisy Troop 5474 Wins 2nd place in NPLD Photo Contest... more

Follow us on Pinterest and Instagram

Share your Girl Scout Activities   The Girl Scout Council of The Nation’s Capital is now on Instagram and Pinterest. Please follow us on Instagram- @GSCNC and tag... more

GSCNC Held 3 National Cookie Sleepovers

Check out all the fun The National Cookie Sleepover was January 12, 2014 at Camp Winona, Camp Brighton Woods, and Camp Crowell. more

How to Participate in Presidential Inauguration

 Ways to Celebrate MLK JR Service Day Ten Ways to Celebrate the Inaugural Girl Scouts Celebrate MLK JR  National Day of Service This year the Presidential Inauguration... more

GSCNC Art Contest

Soaring into the Next Century   The Girl Scout Council presents its 2013 Art Contest. The theme for the art contest is “ Soaring into the Next Century”.  ... more

Girl Scout Cookies

On Sale Now! Knock, knock, whose there? Girl Scouts are now taking orders for Girl Scout Cookies.            Girl Scout Cookies are on... more

Happy New Year!

Office and Shop Closings   GSCNC Offices will be closed on January 1st. Girl Scout Shops CLOSED       December 29, 2012 –... more

Weather Related Office Closings 12/26/12

The following Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital offices are closed on Wednesday, December 26 due to inclement weather: Frederick, MD Manassas, VA Martinsburg, WV All... more

Our Year in Retrospect

As 2012 comes to an end  we look back and reflect on the good times we enjoyed at Girl Scouts. Girl Scouts and volunteers enjoyed Girl Scout Centennial events such as Girl Scouts... more

Girl Scout Offices and Shops are Closed

Thursday, December 6    GSCNC Offices, the Main Shop and Martinsburg Shop will be closed for an all staff meeting and holiday party. Complete Mini Shop schedules are available... more

Local Girl Scout Wins

GSUSA PSA Contest Winner   Congratulations Hareem, Girl Scout Senior from Sterling, VA, one of two winners of  the GSUSA "Dear Mr. President" PSA contest. Hareem’s winning... more

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Calling All Patch Princesses!

Provide Patch Program Pointers!   Have you worked on a GSCNC patch program? Then we want to hear from you! We are looking to our members - that's you! - to let us know which patches... more

Annual Giving

Rosa’s Story: Donate to SHARE today! Read why guest blogger, Mary Sprague, gives to SHARE At this special time of year, thank you for recognizing the important... more

Share the Nutcracker Experience with your troop

Special Girl Scout Tickets on Sale The Classical Ballet Theatre presents The Nutcracker Ballet           Nov 24, 2012 - Nov 25, 2012... more

Happy Thanksgiving

Wishing our members a safe and happy holiday season. GSCNC offices and shops will be closed at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21 through Sunday, November 25th. We will re-open on Monday,... more

Get Financially Fit

Participate in the Capital One Challenge What is the Financial Fitness Challenge? GSCNC’s Capital One Financial Fitness Challenge empowers Girl Scouts of all levels to build... more

Girl Scout Day at State Department

UN International Day of the Girl Child  On October 10, 2012, in recognition of the United Nations International Day of the Girl Child, over 150 Girl Scouts from the Girl Scout Council of... more

Financing My Dreams:

Cadette Challenge    On October 17, 2012 Cadettes challenged themselves at the Capital One Headquarters for a Financial Fitness Challenge. Girl Scouts and their leaders... more

October is National Bully Awareness Month

Read post from CEO Lidia Soto-Harmon  National Bully Prevention Month is the perfect opportunity for Girl Scout Cadette leaders to learn more about the aMAZE Journey. Girls can learn... more

Have what it takes to be a Cookie Media Spokesperson?

Sign up today      Do you enjoy being photographed? Are you comfortable talking to reporters? Do you have a good cookie story? If you have answered yes, then you... more

A World of Good Campaign

Nominate a Girl Scout or a Troop Today             What can a girl do? A World of Good      Girl Scouts do a World of Good is our... more

Happy Birthday Juliette Gordon Low

A Day Dedicated to Girl Scout’s Founder On Halloween, a day that many associate with ghosts and spirits of the past, Girl Scouts the world over celebrate the life of their founder... more

Capitalk Newsletter

Available Now     Keep up with all the new exciting information our council has to share with our CapiTalk Newsletter.     CapiTalk is our... more

Girl Scouts of the USA

New York Headquarters Closed  Please be advised that due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy, GSUSA Headquarters will be closed for the remainder of the week. As long as power is... more

Spring Core Camp

Has Your Girl Scout Troop Experienced Camp? Camping is a great way for girls to explore leadership, build skills, and develop a deep appreciation for nature. Whether... more

Smithsonian Celebrates Juliette Gordon Low's Birthday

Special Girl Scout Programs October 27-28 The Smithsonian is proud to celebrate 100 years of Girl Scouting and continue the celebration with special birthday programs offered October... more

GSCNC Offices and Shops Open on Wednesday

UPDATED: October 30, 2012  6:00 pm Our guidelines follow the Federal Government operating status for adverse weather conditions. Federal Government offices will be open on... more

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Shooting Beauty: Everyone Deserves a Shot Patch Program In honor of National Disabilities Awareness Month, Girl Scout Cadettes are invited to attend the Shooting Beauty: Everyone Deserves a... more

Take Pride in America Award

Congratulations Girl Scouts from West Virginia Congratulations Troops 40726 & 40480 from West Virginia. Today at the Department of Interior, Girl Scouts received the 2012 Take Pride in... more

Environment Leadership Institute

View pictures from the event    On September 29, 2012, GSCNC held the 3 rd Environmental Leadership Institute.  Over 100 attendees participated in exciting program sessions... more

Help Girls Become Leaders

Donate to SHARE campaign   This page is redirecting to.... Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital (GSCNC) invites you to help us... more

Girl Scout Commemorative Coin

Coming in 2013      Signed into law in 2009 by President Barack Obama, 350,000 silver dollar coins commemorating the celebration of Girl Scouts 100th... more

It's Back to Troop Time

Join Girl Scouts     Girl Scouts opens a world of opportunities for girls in grades Kindergarten - 12th grade to make new friends, gain interesting new skills,... more

New Billboards applaud WOD

Congratulations to Women of Distinction Eastern Panhandle of WV     Girl Scouts Announce 2012 Women of Distinction Event raises funds for Girl Scout Camp White Rock... more

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Girl Scouts Featured on VIVA radio program Listen to the show online. In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, CEO Lidia Soto-Harmon and Spanish Language Outreach Staff member Jocelyn Garay,... more

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Juliette Low Legacy Society

Inducts New Members     On Sunday, September 16, we were delighted to induct 11 new members into the Juliette Low Legacy Society at a High Tea at the Four Seasons.... more

Girl Scouts Featured on VIVA radio program

Listen to the show online. In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, CEO Lidia Soto-Harmon and Spanish Language Outreach Staff member Jocelyn Garay, were invited to tape a 45 minute program... more

GSCNC Offices and Shop Closed

September 21, 2012     GSCNC Offices and Shop will be closed on September 21, 2012 due to an All-Staff Meeting. Our Offices will reopen on Monday Morning September 24,... more

Mobile shop face-lift

Girl Scout mobile shop hours   Come see our new improved Mobile Shop! View Fall hours here . more

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