• Volunteer Spotlight: Shannon Twilling

    Hi there! I’m Shannon Twilling and I’m the fearless leader of Troop #4, a mixed-level Daisy/Brownie troop. We’re just finishing our second year together and it’s been a blast! Some of the cool things we've done are: camped at the Hacienda (the first time camping for a lot of the girls – and a few of the adults!); made some fun art and science projects (did you know you can make slime from white glue and borax?!); painted beads at Ben’s Bells (supporting their mission of spreading kindness and learning about kindness as a sustainable act!); exchanged friendship letters with a sister troop in Connecticut; and learned about the world around us through a Girl Scout World Thinking Day postcard exchange! The girls have worked through several journeys at the Daisy and Brownie level and done some…

    03 2014
  • STEM Club at Flandrau Science Center.

    Our STEM Club girls wanted to thank the Flandrau Science Center for allowing them to meet there every week.  After talking to some of the staff the girls learned that the science center would be having a day camp and needed some help getting their youngest room ready for campers. The girls helped with turning an old storage room in to a bright new classroom by cleaning and painting the wall. The girls had an awesome time helping with this as it was many of their first times painting a room. STEM Club meets every other Thursday during the Summer and weekly during the school year. The club consists of girls Juniors and up who love doing hands on Science, Engineering, Technology and Math activities. In the past the girls have worked with the Girl Scout guinea pig, Gordon, and trained him to …

    28 2014
  • Girl Scouts CEO to Address UA Grads During 150th Commencement

    Thousands of soon-to-be alums and their families and friends will gather for the University of Arizona's 150th Commencement, where the CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA will address undergraduate and graduate students set to receive more than 7,500 degrees. The May 17 ceremony will again be held at Arizona Stadium. University officials said Monday that, judging from the number of RSVPs already received, the crowd will be big. "Not in the history of the University have we seen these numbers," Mary Venezia, assistant director of strategic initiatives for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, said of the number of guests planning to attend. The excitement around Commencement reached new heights last year when the University moved the ceremony from McKale Memorial Center to the stadiu…

    07 2014
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