Dreaming of Summer?

If so, we are here to fulfill your Girl Scout wishes! The Summer Supplement program guide will be in the mail in just a few short weeks. There is a program opportunity for every girl, and this summer will be chock-full of fun-with-friends and new AMAZING Girl Scout experiences! 

Look for the Summer Supplement coming soon online and to a mailbox near you! 


Thinking About Girl Scout Cookies?

You don't have long to wait. The 2014 Girl Scout Cookie Program begins February 7 and continues through March 9 with Cookie Booths starting on February 14! There's a NEW cookie in this year's line-up and AWESOME recognitions and patches for every girl who participates!


The Girl Scout Cookie Program is a fun way for girls to spend time together AND develop skills that they can use for the rest of their lives! Goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills and business ethics are all part of being a successful Girl Scout Cookie CEO


If you haven't completed a Cookie Intent Form or attended the required Cookie Training, please do so today!


They only come around one time per year and customers will line up for delicious Girl Scout Cookies!!


Volunteer Spotlight

We are highlighting one of our fabulous volunteers on a "new" Volunteer Spotlight. Read all about our

"event-urous" volunteer, Melissa Hayes of Bellevue, by visiting our website


Register for Discovering or Connecting!

Anyone wishing to register and complete online or in-person learning sessions of Discovering Girl Scouts and/or Connecting to Your Grade Level can now register via our online registration site.  See instructions here


When registering for an online training you will receive a confirmation after your registration is processed with directions on how to access your training session.


If you have questions about this new registration process, please email us today!


Summer 2014 Trips!

The registration deadline for summer 2014 trips is February 1. Be sure to submit your deposit and form to reserve your spot for...



Grades 4-8

June 10-12, 2014

Register Here

Explore Chicago, where a world of experiences await you! Visit well-known landmarks like the Field Museum, Millennium Park, Navy Pier or the Art Institute of Chicago. Plus, visit Journey World and try Chicago's famous deep dish pizza!



Grades 9-12

July 10-13, 2014 

Register Here

Seattle is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. From the Olympic Mountains to Puget Sound, natural wonders are everywhere. We'll see it all from the observation deck of the Space Needle which gives Seattle its unique skyline. We'll also explore Pike Place Market, the Seattle Waterfront and much more. Join us as we venture to the great northwest for this exciting trip!



Grades 6-12

July 20-26, 2014 

Register Here

Visit Savannah, Georgia, the birthplace of Girl Scouts and its founder Juliette Gordon Low! In addition to programming at the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace, girls will enjoy beach activities and visit historic Savannah.


Email Lori Williamson for more information.


YWECamp and YWEAchieve

Applications available February 1.

Visit our website on February 1 for YWECamp and YWEAchieve applications. Space is limited for these extremely popular programs for girls in grades 9-12. Both programs are free, but in order to attend, girls must submit the application by the deadline and be selected.


YWEAchieve is for girls wanting to learn valuable business skills, experience campus life and go on an exclusive leadership adventure. This three-day program takes place on the UNO campus.


YWECamp is a leadership development and mentoring program based in a camp setting.  Girls are paired with women who are leaders in their field during this fun and active experience. YWECamp is offered at Catron Camp and Retreat Center in Nebraska City and also at Lakeview Cabin in North Platte.


World Thinking Day

February 22, 2014

Kearney, North Platte, Omaha & Wayne

Join other Girl Scouts in this special, worldwide celebration. We'll explore different cultures through dance, games, activities and food. Troops are invited to research a country and host an exhibit at the event. Click here for more info. Email here to reserve a country. 


Upcoming Programs!


Motion Commotion

Grades K-12

Friday, Jan. 31 - Saturday, Feb. 1

North Platte Recreation Center, North Platte

Register Here by January 17!

Swimming, roller skating, Zumba!, yoga, basketball, volleyball and more! Try fun activities that lead to an active healthy lifestyle. Learn about healthy eating choices and more. Daisy and Brownie Girl Scouts need to be accompanied by an adult. 


Winter Photography

Family Event

Saturday, Feb. 1

Hilltop House, Lincoln

Register Here by January 22!

Bundle up for this adventure! Use a camera to capture the frozen beauty of the woods and prairie of Nebraska. Join us inside for hot chocolate and sharing of the photos afterward. 


Cupcake Wars

Grades 4-8

Saturday, Feb. 8

Alliance High School, Alliance

Register Here by January 27!

Use frosting, cookies, sprinkles, fondant and more to create your own edible masterpiece! You will work in teams to create a cupcake recipe, theme and display and a panel of judges will name the "cupcake team of the day."


Valentines for Vets

Grades K-12

Saturday, Feb. 8

Hastings Public Library, Hastings

Register Here by January 24!

Spread the love this Valentine's Day. Create cards to hand out to your friends and family. Then create cards to share with the local Veteran's Home. 


Cupcake 101

Grades K-3

Saturday, Feb. 8

Register Here by January 17!

Come for a fun-filled day of baking and cake decorating. Learn to work with fondant, icing, frosting and sprinkles.


Fall/Winter Junior Naturalist-Myth Busters

Grades 2-3

Sunday, Feb. 16

Pioneer Park Nature Center, Lincoln

Register Here by February 2!

If you're an outdoor girl, work with the Nature Center Naturalists to deepen your appreciation and love for the animals and plants in our environment.   


Up All Night

Grades 6-12

Friday, Feb. 21-Saturday, Feb. 22


Register Here by February 7!

Are you a night owl? Join us for this overnight adventure and learn about careers that start their work shift after dark. We'll visit a 24-hour gym, fire station, hospital, bakery and even a morgue! Dinner and breakfast included.


Camp Adventure Weekend:  Let's Keep it Clean!

Grades 2-8

Friday, Feb. 21-Sunday, Feb. 23

Camp Crossed Arrows, Nickerson

Register Here by February 5!

Girl Scouts are partnering with the Groundwater Foundation to help you learn about the water you drink and how YOU can help keep it clean! Recharge it, pump it, protect it, conserve it - get your hands wet learning through interactive, hands-on activities while earning your Let's Keep it Clean patch!   

Quick Links

Skate with Isabelle!

Meet the 2014 American Girl Doll of the Year Saturday, Feb. 15 from 12:15-3:30 p.m. at Moylan Iceplex, 12550 W Maple Road in Omaha. We'll learn intro to ice skating, do crafts and you'll have a chance to meet Isabelle and get your picture taken with her. Early bird register by Jan. 31 for $20 or by Feb. 1 for $25. For more info, click here or email Roxanne Tyler.

Community Collaborators

Have you checked out our Community Collaborators? 

From horseback riding to pottery, from dancing to adventures in the outdoors, our Community Collaborators offer fun experiences for every Girl Scout. Work toward badges or just have a good time with your sister Girl Scouts! 


Click here to see all of our Community Collaborators and what they offer this year! 

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