Girl Scouts and STEM

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) made some serious press over the summer when they announced the release of the new STEM based badges. I was super excited to get my hands on them, only to be disappointed to learn that the badge requirement booklets hadn't been released yet! If you read my blogs or know me, you know I am a life-long Girl Scout. I am a Gold Award recipient, the highest award in Girl Scouting, a Camp Director, and I even worked at the Council level running the leadership programs for older girls before moving into a volunteer role as a First Lego League Coach for a Girl Scout robotics team and now a multi-level troop leader. Girl Scouts is in my blood. Merging the Girl Scout wi

The Pinnacles

My husband and I recently took a vacation to California to celebrate our upcoming 10th anniversary. Now, my husband and I are not ones to sit by the pool and eat bon bons. We are constantly on the go trying to see as much as possible. I wanted to visit as many National Parks as we could. I have the National Parks passport book and a goal of mine is to visit all of our National Parks. I am a bit like little kid as I ask for the stamp for my passport book. I do have to say purchasing the America the Beautiful Pass is essential if you plan to hit up several National Parks in one year. I was so thankful we purchased one this year, as we definitely got our monies worth and saved a lot! The Pinn


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