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Girl Scout Monday: Local Girl Scouts Plan a Big Journey around the World


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When girls sell cookies, they’re doing more than just helping their customers stock up on delicious treats. They’re doing it with a goal in mind. Whether that goal is a pizza party, a community project, or an adventurous trip with her troop, she knows how many boxes she needs to sell to make it happen.

Local Girl Scouts, Ellie and Kendra reached their goal of traveling across the world to England and France!

“We wanted to go because it’s an exciting way to meet new people, make friends from all over the world, and an opportunity to improve our leadership skills,” say Ellie and Kendra.

The girls worked hard to raise money by selling cookies, holding fundraisers and applying for financial aid. Through the Oxford Youth Leadership Destination Program, they had the opportunity to travel with 20 other U.S. Girl who all share the love of adventure.

To read their full story on the Listening Post, click here!