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The 100th Anniversary of Girl Scouts

The event took place this past month at St. John's Church.

On Sunday, Nov. 18, the Canton Girl Scouts attended the 100th Anniversary of Girl Scouts at St. Johns Church.

The troops enjoyed activities and went around to stations to see how Girl Scouts have evolved over time.

There was a movie presentation, "The Story of a Girl Scout", a display of Girl Scout handbooks along with a slideshow of Girl Scouts from 100 years ago to the present.

Girl Scouts were able to learn the morse code, create ties for their water bottles, how to set up a sleeping bag for camping, how to start a fire and roast marshmallows, the meanings of signal flags and different methods of cooking while camping.

Girl Scouts of South Eastern Massachusetts serves more than 41,000 girls ages 5-17 and engages 18,000 adult volunteers in 178 communities across Eastern Massachusetts with the mission to build girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. The Girl Scouts provide girls with the opportunity to discover, connect and take action to make the world a better place. Girl Scouting helps each girl achieve her personal leadership pathway to the future.

For more information about becoming a girl scout contact info@girlscoutseasternmass.org.

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