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Girl Scouts do amazing things every day. They might build robots, fight bullying, and make their communities better in more ways than we can count. Check out the amazing ways Girl Scouts in Maine are changing the world!

Girl Scouts in Maine Give Back

For more than 100 years Girl Scouts have taken the lead helping their communities and making the world a better place. Girl Scouts across Maine are stepping up to find new ways to serve during the COVID-19 pandemic. From making and donating masks, to care packages for healthcare workers and cookies for those those on the front lines, Girl Scouts are giving back to their local communities. Read more by clicking the images below and keep checking back as we continue to add new Girl Scouts Give Back Highlights.

  • Kasey Jordan
  • Payton Devoe
  • Donated Girl Scout Cookies from Troop 73
Troop 200
Healthcare Workers at Bridgton Hospital

Troop 200 in Naples donated Girl Scout Cookies to the healthcare workers at Bridgton Hospital to show their support during this difficult time.

Troop 954
Rumford Hospital Cookie Donation from Troop 954

Girl Scouts care about giving back to their communities. Troop 954 donated 33 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies to the Rumford Hospital and 9 boxes to the Norway hospital.

Lila Nichols
Lila Nichols

Lila Nichols from Troop 794 made 36 rice bags for all of the local law enforcement chiefs and dispatchers including the Aroostook County Sheriff, Shawn Gillen, to show her appreciation for all they do and thank them for their service. She is also making face masks! Read this article to learn more.  

Troop 896
Troop 896

Troop 896 gifted Maine Medical Center with Girl Scout Cookies and their thoughtful gesture brought joy to many healthcare workers.

Ellie Judice
Ellie Judice

Girl Scout, Ellie, from Troop 1082 created some fun and educational videos to pass the time during quarantine. You can check them on her Facebook group.

Troop 498

Girl Scout Juniors from Troop 498 have donated 140 boxes of cookies to their local food pantry, hospitals, and nursing homes. Great way to give back, girls!

2020 Gold Award Highlights

Read more about their Girl Scout Gold Award projects by clicking on their images below.

  • Gold Award Girl Scout, Isabella Chandler
  • Gold Award Girl Scout, Kylie Josephson
  • Gold Award Girl Scout, Helen Vaughan
  • Gold Award Girl Scout, Jessica Schlotterbeck
  • Gold Award Girl Scout, Isabel Berman
  • Gold Award Girl Scout, Audra Hamlin

2020 Silver Award Highlights

Read more about their Girl Scout Silver Award projects by clicking on their images. These stories will be posted weekly, beginning the week of March 23, 2020! 

  • Abby Fiore
  • Autumn Wellington
  • Bailey O'Rourke
  • Chloe Pierce
  • Chloé Ruest
  • Ginger Waters
  • Katy Hankinson
  • Leah Cromarty
  • Lorenza Piper
  • MacKenzie Michaud
  • Mackinna Campbell
  • Macy Farrington
  • Madison Boucher
  • Maeve Donnelly
  • Molly Graham
  • Nora Spratt
  • Olivia Marion
  • Olivia McCartney
  • Olivia Neely
  • Olivia Stewart
  • Taylor Mario

Past Awardees

Girl Scout Gold Award Stories
2019 Gold Award Girl Scouts
  • 2019-Gold-Award-Girl-Scout-Amelia-Searfoss
  • 2019-Gold-Award-Girl-Scout-Audrey-Hankinson
  • 2019-Gold-Award-Girl-Scout-Ava-Sealander
  • 2019-Gold-Award-Girl-Scout-Bailee-Kinney
  • 2019-Gold-Award-Girl-Scout-Belle-Albert
  • 2019-Gold-Award-Girl-Scout-Mairéad-Murphy
2018 Gold Award Girl Scouts
  • Erin-O'Donovan
  • Ann-Grabowski
  • GIRL-story-natalie-gale
  • GIRL-story-valery-gillis
  • GIRL-story-kate-ginder
  • GIRL-story-sara-imam
  • GIRL-story-celine-lowell
Girl Scout Silver Award Stories
2019 Silver Award Girl Scouts
  • Acadia Lane
  • Aila, Athena, Josie, and Megan
  • Ayla, Camilla, and Rebecca
  • Danielle and Emily
  • Devlin Geisler
  • Emma Butterfield
  • Emma Gaecklein
  • Grace Pierce
  • Hannah Reed
  • Izzy Densmore
  • Kasey Jordan
  • Kimberley Spears
  • Mikaela Spooner
  • Olivia Buswell
  • Rebecca Caron
  • Taylor Jordan
2018 Silver Award Girl Scouts
  • 2018-Silver-Award-Riley-Flannery-Green-Team
  • 2018-Silver-Award-Rayna-Schinhofen-Composting-at-Curtis-Memorial-Library
  • 2018-Silver-Award-Rachel-Prejean-Summer-Reading-Program
  • 2018-Silver-Award-Maddy-Buzza-Little-Free-Libraries
  • 2018-Silver-Award-MacKenna-Homa-Seed-Lending-Library
  • 2018-Silver-Award-Kelly-Bruns-Small Animal-Survey-for-Foster-Families
  • 2018-Silver-Award-Karissa-and-Brooke-Summertime-STEM
  • 2018-Silver-Award-Hannah-Robertson-StoryWalk
  • 2018-Silver-Award-Grace-Girardin-Outdoor Homework-Area
  • 2018-Silver-Award-Gillian-Elaine-and-Montana-E.E.M.S.-Art-Club
  • 2018-Silver-Award-Erin-Corcoran-Mini-Libraries
  • 2018-Silver-Award-Amanda-Winslow-Oragami-with-Yarn
  • 2018-Silver-Award-Adeline-Dolly-Busy-Blankets
  • 2018-Silver-Award-Abigail-Decrow-4H-Showmanship-Rabbit-Show
  • 2018-Silver-Award-Abigail-and-Charlena-Veteran-Parking

The Power of the G.I.R.L. Experience

With nonstop adventure at every turn, Girl Scouts always have great, inspiring stories to tell.

Whether they’re taking on awesome change-the-world service projects, going on life-altering trips to incredible places, or having BIG outdoor fun and forging “forever friendships,” the excitement of learning something new and building a lifetime of memories is remarkable—and the stories of girls, volunteers, parents, and alumnae are a true testament to the power of the Girl Scout experience.

Have a great Girl Scout story to share? How has Girl Scouts made a difference in your life? Would you be willing to share it with us?


Submit it today for a chance to be featured throughout the year on our website, our Facebook and Twitter pages, and more.