Gwendolyn’s Playground

The Gwendolyn Strong Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing global awareness of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), accelerating research focused on ending the disease, and supporting families impacted by SMA and other life-altering conditions. Victoria Strong formed the foundation with her husband, Bill, after their daughter was diagnosed with SMA at 6-months-old. SMA is … Continue reading Gwendolyn’s Playground

Girl Scout Week

Girl Scout Week is a time to celebrate Girl Scouts as ground breakers, big thinkers, and role models. This guide offers many ideas for girls to choose their own way to be a G.I.R.L. (Go-Getter, Innovator, Risk-Taker, Leader)™. Gather up your troop or try out these activities solo to celebrate everything that being a Girl … Continue reading Girl Scout Week

Spooky Science

What better time than Halloween to try out some spooky science experiments with your troop? Grab your fellow Girl Scouts and try out one of these fun STEM-inspired projects to set the mood for the upcoming holiday. Flying Ghost Rockets Materials:  Film canisters Corn starch Water Black marker Alka Seltzer Stir stick Instructions:   Start by … Continue reading Spooky Science