Iannone: How I found acceptance in Girl Scouts

Whether it’s leading a service project, teaching younger girls to make s’mores around the campfire, or earning my Gold Award, Girl Scouts has [...] Continue Reading →

Blommel: Have faith in our future, the outlook is bright

On March 23, I had the honor of helping lead a ceremony to congratulate 825 girls at the Girl Scout High Awards Celebration. Girl Scouts and [...] Continue Reading →

Six Scottsdale Girl Scouts earn Gold Award

Arizona Cactus-Pine Council will award the Gold Award to six Scottsdale girls this year. This distinguished award allows Girl Scouts to take [...] Continue Reading →

Girl Scouts learn from Scottsdale Fire Department

Girl Scout Brownie Troop 4392 spent time with the Scottsdale Fire Department’s Ladder 602 Friday, Nov. 16. The girl scouts explored the inside of [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Girl Scout tells seniors’ stories to win award 

  Scottsdale teen Maddie O’Rourke has received a Gold Award from the Girl Scouts – Arizona Cactus-Pine Council, the highest and most [...] Continue Reading →

Arizona Cactus-Pine Girl Scouts sells 2.9M boxes of cookies

After selling nearly 3 million boxes of Girl Scout cookies in northern and central Arizona this year, the Thin Mint has officially been named the [...] Continue Reading →

Girl Scouting: it’s what this Scottsdale troop leader does

Girl Scouting is simply a way of life for Scottsdale Troop Leader, Diana Laulainen-Schein. As a girl, Ms. Laulainen-Schein was in Girl Scouts [...] Continue Reading →

Iannone: Every Girl Scout has her own journey

When people hear I’m a Girl Scout Leader, they immediately think of those yummy cookies– but I want the community to know that Girl Scouts is so [...] Continue Reading →

Girl Scouts Arizona, Goodwill seek old shoe donations

In honor of Earth Day, the Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council is teaming up with Goodwill of Central & Northern Arizona for the fifth year [...] Continue Reading →

Arizona Cactus-Pine Council bestows Gold Award to Scottsdale girls

Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council has announced that 33 girls received their Gold Award --- the highest and most prestigious Girl Scouting [...] Continue Reading →