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"I've got something for the girls of Savannah, and all of America, and all the world, and we're going to start it tonight!"

Juliette Low, founder of Girl Scouts of the USA. — March 12, 1912.

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"Girl Scouts has come a long way since my day."

Jessie Bloom, founder of Girl Scouts in Fairbanks, Alaska in
1925. — 1967.

Girl Scouts 100th Anniversary
Girl Scouts turns 100 on March 12, 2012. Farthest North Girl Scout Council has lot of events planned to make this year special.

Calendar of Events

  • August 26 - Through the Decades Recruitment Party at the Pioneer Park Civic Center, 6 - 8 pm
  • September 30 - Into the Future On-Time Party at the Girl Scout BP Room, Daisy & Brownie 6 - 7 pm and Juniors and older 7:30 - 8:30 pm
  • October 31 - Juliette Low's Birthday Party at the council office, 4 - 5:30 pm
  • March 10 - 100th Anniversary Party at the Pioneer Park Civic Center, 10 - 4 pm
  • March 12 - First Girl Scout troop meets with founder Juliette Low in Savannah, Georgia. Girls around Alaska are celebrating the event with a troop campfire.
  • April 14 - Council annual meeting, 9:30 - 12 pm
  • May 10 - Council-wide bridging
  • June 22 - 26 Older girl trip to Savannah, GA
Girl Scouts 100th Anniversary Party - March 10, 2012

Girl Scouts 100th Celebration

GS 100th Birthday Entertainment Stage Schedule:

  • 10:00 am – Opening Flag Ceremony and Song
  • 10:30 am – The Golden Eaglet DVD
  • 11:00 am – Juliette Low Skit and Song
  • 11:30 am – The Golden Eaglet DVD
  • 12:00 am – Thinking Day Ceremony/song
  • 12:30 am – The Golden Eaglet DVD
  • 1:00 pm – History/Fashion Show-and-Tell/song
  • 1:30 pm – The Golden Eaglet DVD
  • 2:00 pm–3:00 pm - Birthday Cake and “Happy Birthday”
  • 3:00 pm – Camp Songs
  • 3:30 pm – Retire Colors / songs
  • A photo booth with Girl Scout props to try on

More Fun:

  • Interactive historical displays
  • A Girl Scout "history hunt" trivia game with a free fun patch for the first 100 Girl Scouts who complete it
  • The Golden Eaglet Girl Scout film will play every half hour

Fun for the whole community! See you there.

Troops
Celebrate the 100th with you troop. Click here for 100 ways to celebrate the 100th.

Historical Photos
The photos below are a selection from our photo archives:

Photo First Fairbanks Troop, 1925.
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At left: Historical photo, 1926.

At right: Brownie Girl Scout, 1936.

Photo Jessie Bloom, 1948.
Photo Camp Picture, 1967.
Photo Brownie, 1970s.
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Brownies, 1980s.

Photo Ceremony, 1980s.
Photo Golden Days Parade, 1982.
Photo Barrow Brownie Troop, 1991.
Photo Camp Jessie Bloom, 1992.
Photo Camp Jessie Bloom, 2000s.
Photo Nome Brownie Troop, 2000s.
Photo Golden Days parade, 2000s.
Photo Cookie booth, 2008.
Photo Nome Girl Scouts, 2009.

 


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