Bring a book, take a book

Lucy BranamOur Town Youth

Girl Scout Troop 20898 recently held a book drive to fill their “Little Free Library” in time for summer.
This is the three-year anniversary of the troop’s bronze project, the Little …

Girl Scouts: Alive and kicking

Lucy BranamOur Town Youth

“We’re alive and kicking here in East Knox County!” says Girl Scouts troop 20411 leader Jane New. And she’s right. Despite a global pandemic bringing many everyday activities and events …

Honoring Joyce Maienschein

Brooke ConnerOur Town Youth

Few have made an impact – on an individual, local and national Girl Scout Movement scale – like Joyce Maienschein.
She passionately believed in Girl Scouting and inspired girls and women …

Girl Scouts help Random Acts of Flowers

Brooke ConnerOur Town Youth

Girl Scout Troop 20034 of Knoxville delivered 213 vases that they collected through a vase drive held during December and January. When delivering, the Girl Scouts helped out by washing …

Explore Camp Tanasi in winter

Brooke ConnerOur Town Youth

Join the Girl Scouts on Saturday, Jan. 23, to visit Camp Tanasi in all its wintry wonder. Meet the summer camp director, make a winter craft, take a hike, and …

Girl Scouts try to crack the code

Sandra ClarkOur Town Youth

Girl Scouts of Southern Appalachians has set four virtual workshops with one based in Knoxville.
The Virtual Oak Ridge Computer Science Girls-Encryption Workshop is set for Saturday, Jan. 9, from 10 …