Troop Spotlight

Troop Spotlight

Troop 1080 - Bloomington
Daisies and Brownies from Troop 1080 recently toured the Bloomington Police Station and learned about roles and functions within a police department. The troop learned about the crime lab, evidence collection and processing, fingerprinting, dispatch, community outreach, crime reporting, and more! They even got to sit in a squad car! Special thank you to City of Bloomington - Police and Officer Bryce Janssen for providing this cool opportunity!

Troop 6085 - Sherman

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear! Girl Scout Troop 6085 spread some holiday cheer by handing out homemade holiday cards, peppermints and singing Christmas carols at a local nursing home.

Service Unit 8 - Bloomington

Girl Scouts from Service Unit 8 spread holiday cheer - and created anticipation for Girl Scout Cookie season! Several troops walked and waved in Pontiac's Light Up Parade, adorning reindeer antlers alongside their float, "Oh Deer, Cookie Season's Almost Here!"

Troop 2222 - Urbana

Troop 2222 from Urbana exemplified the spirit of giving this holiday season! Girl Scouts volunteered at the WCIA 3 News Toy Drive, collecting toys and donations to ensure all area children are able to receive a Christmas gift this year. Way to go, Girl Scouts!

Troops 6388 and 6246 - Chatham

Girl Scout troops honored and recognized the service of our veterans and the incredible sacrifices they have made for our country

Daisies and Cadettes from Troops 6388 and 6246 participated in the Chatham Veterans Day Ceremony and Brownies, Juniors and Cadettes from Service Unit 8 greeted and served drinks at a Pontiac veterans' luncheon.

Troop 4854 - Peoria

Even the undead can't live without Girl Scout Cookies! Girl Scouts from Troop 4854 got 'zombified' and acted out hair raising scenes from the grave in front of the GSCI Peoria Service Center as part of Peoria Park District's Lakeview Park after Dark. Way to share the spooky fun of Girl Scouting!

Troop 1070 - Mount Pulaski

Girl Scout Troop 1070 had a special visitor at their recent troop meeting - Rusty the horse! One of the troop parents brought their family horse and shared about horse care and anatomy. The Girl Scouts got to brush and take their picture with their new animal friend!

Good Neighbor Days

A huge THANK YOU to everyone who dropped off non-perishable food donations for Good Neighbor Days! Together, we collected over 2,500 pounds to benefit local food banks and help alleviate food insecurity throughout central Illinois!

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 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.

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 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.