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Girl Scouts Care
For the month of August, Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada will be collecting back to school supplies for Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth. Girls will receive a patch for donating at least two items.


Bring all items to the Council Shop during regular business hours August 1-30, 2012. A list of needed supplies can be found at For more information, contact Toni Carey at

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Gold Award


The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest and most prestigious award that Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors can earn. Fulfilling the requirements for the Girl Scout Gold Award starts with completing two Girl Scout Senior or Ambassador Journeys or having earned the Silver Award and completing one Senior or Ambassador Journey. Each Journey you complete gives you the skills you need to plan and implement your Take Action project.


To get started, refer to your Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting.

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Reach for the Stars Rocket Competition 

August 11 Girl Spotlight  


3-2-1 blast off! The rocket completion is back by popular demand! With the help of Tripoli Las Vegas Rocketry Club, girls will build, decorate and launch a rocket! Get fueled up for some friendly competition with your fellow Girl Scouts because after you build your rocket, you will get two chances to launch it as close as possible to the pre-set target.

  Ambassador Learning Opportunities

Ambassadors in Action

Destinations: Italy and Greece

More than 20 girls from across the country including three from right here in southern Nevada spent two weeks in Italy and Greece. This once in a lifetime experience is part of our Girl Scout Travel Program. Our travel opportunities help girls gain experience in planning, budgeting and earning travel funds, meeting new friends and making the world a better place through service. 


For more photos of this Destination and more, visit

Girls World Forum 

Local Girl Scouts Rebecca Stolar (far left) and Suzannah Elliott (lower row center) played an important role as global citizens at the 2012 Girls World Forum  in Chicago, IL. The girls engaged with girls from around the world in discussions and take action projects that focused on three United Nations Millennium Development Goals: end poverty and hunger, promote gender equality and empower women, and achieve environmental sustainability.   


For more photos of this Destination and more, visit 

Adult Learning Opportunities

More learning opportunities available at

August 2012

In This Issue
Badges, Patches, & Awards
Ambassador Programs
Girls in Action
Learning Opportunities
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Class of 2012! Don't forget to get your Lifetime Girl Scout Membership at the discounted rate. Print your registration form here and turn it in before September 30! 

To see more stories about Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada visit,

Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada - 2941 Harris Ave. - 702.385.3677