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Girl Scout Council Nation's Capital

50 th Anniversary As our council celebrates its 50 th anniversary, it is important to remember our rich history, our proud traditions and our enduring commitment to girls. Girl... more

Patches Retiring Soon!

March 31 Purchase Deadline     Mark Your Calendars-Retiring Patches Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital is retiring some of our council patches in 2013.  The... more

National Women's History Month

Dept. of Justice Celebrates Women in STEM Women Inspiring Innovation through Imagination: Celebrating Women in STEM On March 19, 2013, Girl Scout Troop 2296 participated in the... more

Girl Scouts visit the White House for SoSTEM

State of STEM Event       SoSTEM at the White House February 13, 2013 was the first-ever White House State of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (SoSTEM) event,... more

World Thinking Day

Girls think globally     World Thinking Day Each year on February 22, World Thinking Day , girls participate in activities, games, and projects with global themes to honor... more

Girl Scouts Day at Newseum

Explore journalism and role of media   Saturday February 16, 2013 was Girl Scout Day at the Newseum. The Girl Scout  Council of the Nation’s Capital... more

Girl Scout Day at the Air and Space Museum

Register today!     Come and explore exciting science activities during the Girl Scout Day at the National Air & Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy... more

Girl Scout Centennial Commemorative Coins

Available February 28, 2013    2013 Girl Scouts of the USA Centennial Silver Dollar The Girl Scouts of the USA Centennial Commemorative Coin Act, signed... more

Girl Scouts on Capitol Hill

Congressional Aide Visibility Day   Congressional Aide Visibility Day On February 27, 2013 Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors met on Capitol Hill for... more

America Saves Week

Earn a Financial Literacy Badge   America Saves Week is February 25- March 1 Girl Scouts lets get Financially Fit! Take the Financial Fitness Challenge... more

Women's History Month

GS Celebrate Women in History   March is Women's History Month, a time to celebrate the accomplishments of women who have made significant accomplishments in our world. Visit... more

Girls+Girl Scouts=

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... more

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... more

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... more

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... more

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... more

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... more

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!... more

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... more

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... more

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... more

Martinsburg Office Closing at 4PM

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

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... more

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,... more

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... more

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... more

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... more

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.... more

President's Circle Dinner

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

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... more

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... more

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... more

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... more

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... more

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. more

Day & Evening Camp Registration

is Open! Register Today! Registration for Day & Evening Camps is Open. Click here for details and to register: Girl Scout Council of the... more

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... more

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... more

Register for Sleep-Away Camp

Registration Opens January 23     Registration for Sleep-Away Camp Opens January 23, 2013.  First Come-First Served! Our... more

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... more

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... more

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: This page will be updated... more

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... more

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... more

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,... more

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... more

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... more

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,... more

Follow Girl Scouts on Social Media

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

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... more

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