Girls who are in kindergarten through first grade may sign up to become a Girl Scout Daisy by visiting gsofct.org/daisy or calling 800-922-2770. As a Girl Scout Daisy, girls can make new friends, earn petals and badges while trying new things, sell cookies, gain leadership skills, explore nature and the outdoors, and learn to appreciate and care for the environment.
Girl Scouts of Connecticut CEO Mary Barneby brought her expertise on girls and young women to a program at the Ridgefield Library in early October. Barneby emphasized the importance of women having a voice and representing the government. The program, titled, “Activate Your Girl Power,” was hosted by Ms President US, a girls’ civic leadership program based in Ridgefield. The … read more
Ridgefield Girl Scouts Lauren Ahern, Alexandra Caruso, Emma Cowles, Ameesha Dugal, Megan Keough, Emma Lee, Michelle Legan, Nina Moss, Elizabeth Sacchi, and Juliana Waite of Ridgefield have earned the Gold Award, the highest award a Girl Scout can earn. The Girl Scout Gold Award requires Girl Scouts grades nine through 12 to spend at least 80 hours researching issues, assessing … read more
Ridgefield Girl Scout Elizabeth Sacchi will be awarded the highest award in Girl Scouts, the Gold Award. She will receive her pin at a local ceremony and certificates at the Girl Scouts of Connecticut Gold Award reception in June. For her Gold Award project, Sacchi wanted to address the fear and anxiety children often experience before and during MRI and … read more
A 10th grader at Ridgefield High School, Cecilie Johnsrud is Ridgefield’s delegate to Girl Scouts of Connecticut. She recently attended the GSofCT annual meeting in Meriden. While there, she was honored and impressed to meet Natalie Phillips, who is 94 years old and has consistently been a Girl Scout member for the past 87 years.