Category Archives: Alumnae

Girl Scouts complete a 50 mile canoe trip


Submitted by Judy Moisey Asay, Troop Leader 548 Colorado Girl Scouts participated in a 50 mile canoe trip to the Buffalo National River in Arkansas this summer. The Buffalo National River is the only river in the US that is a … Continue reading

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Girl Scouts save lives while backpacking Pikes Peak


Submitted by Laura Clark, Troop 931 My girls call me Leader Laura.  I have been privileged to be the Leader of Girl Scout Troop 931 in Colorado Springs since 2007, where I have seen these girls learn, grow, and mature … Continue reading

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Fort Collins author shares love for Girl Scouts founder


Submitted by Natasha Wing When I was a young girl growing up in Connecticut, I was a Girl Scout. In fact, when I was in 5th grade, I recorded the times I went to Girl Scout meetings in my diary. I … Continue reading

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Denver Metro Volunteer Spotlight: Jody Allen Smith


Congratulations to August’s Volunteer of the month: Jody Allen Smith of the Apollo Service Unit in Denver. Jody has a long resume of accomplishments.  Ranging from wife, mother, career woman, having an MBA from Denver University, and a candidate for … Continue reading

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Former Sky High counselor celebrates return of resident camp


My name is Laura, but in the Girl Scout community many of you know me as my camp name, Cappy, which is short for Cappuccino. I have been involved in Girl Scouts since kindergarten when my mom became a troop … Continue reading

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Face to Face with Girl Scout History


On Tuesday, May 22, nearly 100 Girl Scouts (and Boy Scouts), alumnae and friends gathered at Twisted Pine to welcome Gillian Clay, granddaughter of Lord Robert and Lady Olave Baden-Powell, to Colorado. Gill, as she wished to be called, gave … Continue reading

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4th Annual Cocktails & Cookie Creations held in Grand Junction


From Cindi Graves, Fund Development Manager, Girl Scouts of Colorado More than 150 attended another successful Girl Scouts of Colorado Cocktails & Cookie Creations fundraising event in Grand Junction on May 2 at Allen Unique Autos. The event was presented by … Continue reading

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Meet Granddaughter of Baden-Powells, friend of founder of Girl Scouts


From Rae Ann Dougherty, GSCO alum and Board Member  Walking history… it is always fascinating to me to be able to have a link from the past to the present. Although young at the time, today I realize the significance of … Continue reading

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Girl Scouts announces 2014 Pikes Peak Women of Distinction


Girl Scouts of Colorado is announcing the 2014 inductees into the esteemed Women of Distinction program in the Pikes Peak area at a private reception in June (location TBD). This year’s seven honorees were selected by a committee of their … Continue reading

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A fresh highway sign to remember 1959 Roundup


A new eye-catching sign marks the site of the 1959 Girl Scout Senior Roundup just north of Colorado Springs to pay tribute to the site of this historical international gathering. The 55-year-old sign was showing its age and the Roundup … Continue reading

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