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  November 3, 2013
Property Round Tables
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The Property Roundtables begin this week.
Learn more about the proposed Property Plan under consideration. Hear the results of four years of research as the Board of Directors begins to make decisions that will meet the needs of Badgerland Girl Scouts today and into the future. Attend a Property Roundtable and be part of the conversation in your community.
Upcoming Property Roundtables

 Nov 5
8-10 am Beloit Service Center Nov 12
12-2 pm
Madison Service Center

12-2 pm Beloit Service Center
6-8 pm
Camp Brandenburg, Dane

6-8 pm

Camp Oakwood Knoll,

East Troy 

Nov 14
6-8 pm
Madison Service Center
 Nov 7
12-2 pm Camp Stetler, Richland  Center Nov 15
8-10 am
American Family Insurance, Madison

6-8 pm  Platteville Service Center

About the Photo 


Troop 2396 spent a memorable day volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House preparing meals. The Cross Plains troop not ony prepped the food they also planned meals then purchased the ingredients with a donation from the John Deere Employee/Volunteer fund.

Put Your Troop in the Spotlight!

What's your troop up to? Let us share your troop's story in upcoming Badgerland Banners. Send two or three troop photos and the following information:

  • Troop number and city
  • Troop member names
  • Your troop's favorite thing to do
  • Favorite troop memory
  • What you're planning working on this year (community service projects, outings, etc.)

Make sure the girls all have parental permission to release their photographs publicly. We won't be able to use all the stories and photos in the Banner but watch  for them to show up in other Badgerland publications. 


Submit photos 

Add a description

"in a nutshell..."


Thank you to everyone who participated in the fall fundraiser. Word on the street is it was a big success and customers are eagerly awaiting delivery of their nuts and sweets.

If you have any questions about the program, contact 

Travel the World Next Summer


From Japan to Morocco to Hollywood, explore the world through a Girl Scout destinations trip! Learn about the different destinations and download an application here.  



Applications are due November 15 to Eliza.


In August, Badgerland Ambassador Lily traveled to the
Galapagos Islands through a Girl Scout destinations trip.

Program Aide Training

Learn how to be an effective leader while putting your own personal touch on all that you do. After completing the PA Training you become part of the Badgerland Program Aide Corps and are invited to assist at Badgerland events.


Dec 7 | Beloit Service Center


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Friends Forever
Spend an afternoon learning about social media, creating your own Scene Spinner and making all new Girl Scout friends.


Dec. 7 | Camp Ehawee
Make New Friends but Keep the Old 

Celebrate being a Girl Scout Daisy and Brownie with lots of sister Girl Scouts. Discover Girl Scout traditions and create fun new traditions



Dec. 7 | Camp Ehawee 

Fresh and Friends Forever Overnight Option
Make it a troop weekend at Camp Ehawee! Attend Friends Forever and Fresh on December 7 and 8 and stay overnight at camp.
Whoa! New Leader Trainings Were AWESOME
Beaver Dam volunteer Maureen McGuire wowed new Brownie leaders with her troop's Kaper chart!

A heart felt thank you to the amazing volunteers who facilitated our new Daisy and Brownie troop leader trainings. If you're a new leader and missed this round of new leader training, do check with your membership specialist for future training dates.


Kellie Aquino

Jaime Fortier

Sheryl Barker

Jeni Hallatt

Becky Byrnes

Maureen McGuire

Joan Chase

Elaine Mumm

Allyson Cummings

Kathy Peterson

Sherri Cyra

Heather Reader

                                                             Megan Schmeisser


One Tough Cookie participant


One Tough Cookie 2014


Okay so we just cleaned off the mud from September's One Tough Cookie but we're already thinking ahead to the next one! And we want your help.


Join the One Tough Cookie Planning Committee. The 5K adventure fundraiser is held at Camp Oakwood Knoll in September. It's a lot of fun and we need your help to make 2014 even better.  


Attend an information meeting November 19 to learn more about how you can get involved - we need lots of help with everything from marketing, to booking the bands to dreaming up the obstacles and more. Attend the 90-minute meeting in-person or online. Please explore helping make One Tough Cookie 2014 extra special.  


- Tuesday, November 19  5:30-7:00pm
-  Madison Service Center, 2710 Ski Lane
-  Online: click here to sign up to attend online

-  Questions:



Love cookie season and have a few hours to spare? We're forming a "cookie cupboard core" to help troops picking up cookie orders in the Madison Service Center. The cupboard will be open February 8 - March 23. Help us make this the best cookie season yet.


Contact Terri (1-800.236.2710 x1142)

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Inspire, the planned November retreat for adult volunteers, is postponed until March 29. The new event is called Energ!ze and will be held at Upham Woods in Wisconsin Dells. There will be learning, fun and camaraderie with fellow volunteers and staff.  


Plan ahead and register now! 

Courage Confidence Character tshirt

Say it Loud and Proud 


Let everyone know what Girl Scouts are made of with this turquoise t-shirt that says Courage, Confidence, Character. Soft and comfy with raised lettering and butterflies, it's sure to become a favorite. Don't forget to get a matching t for your Savannah puppy! Each Savannah sells for $15 and comes in the t-shirt color of your choice; or buy a puppy shirt separately for just $3.50.


Available now in Badgerland Shops

Kids Sizes XS-XLG


Council Saturday

November 9


This is the day to come to your Girl Scout Service Center and stock up. We'll be here 9 am til noon next Saturday.

Troop Crests  

A Girl Scouting Tradition


Before there were troop numbers there were crests. Today a crest represents a troop's goal or main interest. Does your troop have a crest? Click here to see them all and learn what each crest means. Once your troop decides on theirs, order them from Badgerland!

United Way Chili Cook-Off

Hey what are you doing after you've shopped in the Girl Scout Shop next Saturday? Head to Fort Atkinson and cheer on Badgerland Membership Specialist Jessica Graves-Schaal at the Chili Cook-Off for the United Way of Jefferson and North Walworth Counties.


More information


 Girl Scouts of Wisconsin - Badgerland Council
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