Troop Spotlight

Troop Spotlight

Troop 2938 - Catlin

Girl Scouts are agents of change! Junior Troop 2938 organized a food drive and teamed up with their local school to distribute 15 meal kits to community members in need as part of their Agents of Change Take Action Project.

Troop 6013 - Chatham 

Girl Scout Troop 6013 had some fun learning about the art of balloon animal making! The Daisies each got to make their own balloon animal snake and helped created a giant octopus!

Troop 6304 - Springfield

Juniors and Cadettes in Troop 6304 are certainly living up to the Girl Scout slogan of “Do a good turn daily." The troop cooked dinner for families staying at the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois in Springfield.

Quincy Area

In remembrance of the brave men and women who gave their lives for their country, Quincy area Girl Scout troops helped place over 9,000 flags at the Illinois Veterans' Home Sunset Cemetery this Memorial Day weekend.

Troop 4992 - Washington

Girl Scout Troop 4992 met with firefighters from the Washington Fire Department to complete steps toward their Philanthropy and First Aid Badges! The Brownies donated gently used stuffed animals to be given to children needing comfort in emergency situations and learned first aid techniques from the firefighters, like how to make a splint.

Troop 6196 - Athens 

Taking care of our furry friends! Girl Scout Troop 6196 visited Laketown Animal Hospital and got to be a vet for a day. They learned how veterinarians perform exams, dental cleanings, x-rays and surgeries, got a full tour of the hospital and went home with their very own stethoscopes!

Quincy Area

Batter up! Quincy area Girl Scouts had a great time cheering on the Quincy Gems last night! The Girl Scouts got to high five the players as they entered the field and had a blast watching the game.

Service Unit 8 - Bloomington

Girl Scouts from Service Unit 8 spent the day getting in touch with nature at Humiston Woods! The Daisies, Brownies, Juniors and Cadettes had the opportunity to earn two outdoor badges and worked on their camping skills, went on a hike, got crafty with outdoor art and made s'mores!

Troop 6200 - Springfield

Girl Scouts from Troop 6200 took a trip to the Springfield Fire Fighters Local 37 fire station! The troop went on a full tour of the station, got to sit in the fire truck, spray the fire hose and learn about fire safety. They even met Star, one of only 5 women in the Springfield Fire Department. What an awesome example of women breaking barriers!

Troop 4704 - Dunlap

As part of their Agents of Change Journey, Girl Scouts from Troop 4704 made toiletry kits to benefit their local women's shelter, Peoria Rescue Ministries' Esther House. They put together and delivered bags filled with shampoo and conditioner, soap, towels, brushes and more to help 20 women.

Troop 2053 - Danville

Girl Scouts don’t just dream of a better world—they go out and make it. As part of their Take Action Project, Girl Scout Troop 2053 picked up trash at an area park to help beautify the area for their community!

Troop 1070 - Mt. Pulaski

Troop 1070 had the honor of helping with an unveiling and dedication ceremony for our new Abraham Lincoln statue at the Courthouse in Mt Pulaski on Sunday, July 23, 2023. The girls had a great time and two of our Juniors helped unveil it with the committee 

Troop 1883 - Pontiac

Learn first aid and be a lifesaver! To take steps toward earning their First Aid Badge, Cadettes in Girl Scout Troop 1883 learned and practiced infant CPR to understand how to care for younger children.

Troop 2941 - Mahomet

Girl Scout Troop 2941 visited Memorial Stadium and earned their Junior Music Badge with the help of the University of Illinois Marching Illini. The Girl Scouts toured the different instrument sections, learned how woodwinds and brass instruments make sound and change pitch, explored basic music notation, learned conducting techniques from a drum major, and made their own small wind instrument!

Troop 6549 - Chatham

Way to go, Girl Scouts! Troop 6549 organized a very successful donation drive to benefit the Mini O'Beirne Crisis Nursery. They set out drop-off boxes around town, set up booths to collect donations and even went on the radio to promote their drive!

Troop 4754 - Peoria

Troop 4754 participated in the Great River Sweep last fall and picked up trash along the Illinois River. The Girl Scouts learned about the effects of littering and how it directly impacts our river and wildlife.

Troop 4815 - Bryant 

Girl Scout Troop 4815 assisted with cleanup efforts from the recent tornado in Bryant. Envoking one of the Girl Scout tenants of resourcefulness, the troop also used their leftover cookie cases to make care packages for their affected neighbors.

Troop 4082 - Peoria

To celebrate a successful cookie season, Daisy Girl Scout Troop 4082 participated in a scone backing lesson at Four30 Scones. The troop enjoyed measuring ingredients, shaping and cutting the dough, icing their scones and adding LOTS of sprinkles! Each Girl Scout got to take home their delicious treats to enjoy.

Troop 2529 - Watseka

Congrats Girl Scout Troop 2529! The Girl Scouts participated in the Watseka Annual Lighted Holiday parade. The parade theme was "Superhero Christmas" and the troop's float highlighted everyday superheroes! They were awarded "Best Children's Unit" - their fourth float win!

Troop 3629 - De Land

Troop 3629 held a food drive over a recent snowy weekend for a local food bank that benefits their school district. The Girl Scouts collected donations and raised $300 to purchase food, enough to fill a truck! Way to go!

Troops 1436, 1387, 1030 and 1038 - Bloomington

Girl Scouts from Troops 1436, 1387, 1030 and 1038 spent the night at the Peoria Zoo. The zoo staff taught about animal habitats and the Girl Scouts got to see the rhinos and giraffes up close!

Troop 5984 - Bowen

What a great way to spread joy over the holiday season! Brownie Troop 5984 purchased gifts for a child in need of being "adopted" for the Christmas Program within their school district. After discussing the importance of giving to others in need, the troop visited Walmart and each Girl Scout selected items to be gifted.

Troop 3044 - Clinton

Troop 3044 is a new troop this year. Since our first meeting at the beginning of August we have completed several service projects: making and donating toys to a local pet rescue organization, making, decorating and delivering cookies to a local firehouse, and collecting tab tops for the Ronald McDonald House with the proceeds directed toward helping a young girl in our community. We have plans for many more service projects as that is one focus of the troop: to give back and help others. Some of those projects include making no-sew blankets for a local shelter, collecting personal care items for a local woman's shelter and collecting gently used shoes for an international organization.

Troop 4099 - Fulton

Troop 4099 used funds raised throughout the last couple of years to donate supplies to Fulton County Human Society. The girls provided a list of needed supplies and went shopping together to purchase the supplies. They were delivered to various locations of the Fulton County Humane Society.