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  • 2017 National Convention

    Meet Girl Scouts from across the country and enjoy an experience you'll never forget at the 2017 Girl Scout National Convention, scheduled for Oct. 4-8 in Columbus, Ohio!


    Registration and housing blocks for the convention will open on March 14, and will remain open until Sept. 15. Early bird discounts will be offered for those that register by summer.

    Visit the 2017 National Convention page for more information.

    National Delegates

    National Delegates and Alternates are elected by GSU's voting membership and are our voice at national business meetings. The voting membership will elect approximately 8 Delegates (including Alternates) to represent our council at the triennial National Council Session.

    The role of a National Delegates is to:

      Be the voice of the Utah Council on all policy discussions Vote...

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  • Trefoil Ranch Property Update

    On Saturday, February 11th, Trefoil Ranch experienced mudslides due to extreme changes in weather. Campers and staff onsite at the time were able to leave the property safely. While none of the camp buildings were impacted or damaged, Trefoil Ranch is temporarily closed while GSU works with hydrologists and engineers to ensure the property remains safe for staff and our members.

    Programs scheduled to occur at Trefoil Ranch through Sunday, Feb 19th, have been cancelled, and our Member Support Team is contacting those members to issue full refunds. We are sorry for the impact the mudslides may have on members’ plans for camp. As we know more about the duration of the closure, we will update this website and contact members who are affected.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Trefoil:

    Why is Trefoil Ranch closed? Trefoil Ranch is temporarily closed due to flooding experienced Saturday, February 11th, which resulted in a significant amount of mud and debris around the Lodge.  GSU is working with engineers and contractors to ensure the property remains. Due to winter weather and spring thaw, we do not anticipate that the clean-up will be completed until the end of May.

    Does this impact my camp registration?

      Unfortunately, programs scheduled at Trefoil through May 2017 are cancelled.  The cancelation includes mini-camps, troop camping, Never the Same Weekends, and property renta...

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  • Girl Scouts looking to build a better Utah

    Instead of going outside and enjoying a beautiful Saturday afternoon, the Girl Scouts of Utah County are inside, working tirelessly. 

  • Girl Scouts give service to patients at Primary Children’s

    Some 70 girls and their leaders converged on a home in Kaysville last Saturday to put together “Sunshine Boxes” with toys, games and activities. 

  • Girl Scouts participate in day of service to Build a Better Utah

    More than 250 Girl Scouts and volunteers participated in Build a Better Utah on Saturday.

  • A Creepy Good Cause

    Girl Scouts of Brigham City kicked off Halloween festivities at the annual Maya's Zombie Crawl.

  • "Old Girl Scout"

    In the October article, "Old Girl Scout," Fran Bush tells us the story of Beth Butler and her fantastic memories and contributions to Girl Scouts of Utah.

  • Birdie Clampitt

    In the August Heritage Committee article, "Birdie–Once a Girl Scout, Always a Girl Scout", Fran Bush tells us the story of Birdie (Birdena) Clampitt and her picturesque memories of Girl Scouts through the years.

  • Utah Girl Scout Camps From Times Past

    Shaggy Dog Rag (a lively dance), Red Cliff Specials and campfire skits were all part of Camp Red Cliff in the 1950s when I got hooked on camping. I loved the after dinner dancing, the skits at campfires and the wonderful songs sung after every meal. I loved the way the camp smelled early in the morning when the sun glinted on the dew covered landscape.

    Some of those things have not changed over the years but progress happens. I have watched the camping program modify to meet the needs of girls in the age of technology. Plus, girls today do not want to use a “biffy”. Utah Girl Scout Camps are alive and well today because of the fine programming directed by our professional staff...

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  • Stay Up-to-Date with our Facebook Page!

    You'll find new information on events, your community and more on the Girl Scouts of Utah council page. 

  • Volunteers, Find Helpful Resources on Pinterest!

    Find activities, inspirations and tips and tricks for your troop on our Volunteering with GSU board. Plus, we've got many other boards for recipes, DIYS, cookie booth resources and more!

  • The True Adventures of a Lifelong Girl Scout

    Sharon Muir, devoted lifelong Girl Scout, shares her experiences as she grew from a girl to adult in Girl Scouting.

  • Arlene Dart– Dedicated Girl Scout

  • Stand Beside Her

    9 years old-The age a girl’s self-esteem peaks, before it takes a nose dive.

    Your attendance at our premier event will encourage girls to reach for larger goals and become our future leaders. Business, civic, and community leaders will come together to celebrate female leadership and honor women and corporations who are making positive changes in our communities.

    Friday, March 4, 2016 

    11am–1:30pm Hilton Salt Lake City Center

    RSVP or learn more

  • 1981 Mt. Rainier Expedition

    Girl Scouts can do anything, set your goals, overcome obstacles, rework your plan, and achieve your dreams!  That is the power of Girl Scouts and our very own Fran Bush from the Heritage Committee has been out in the community learning about the adventures of a Girl Scout with a BIG dream from 1981!

    So begins our story of Tammy, a Utah Girl Scout, who learned that climbing the fireplace at Camp Cloud Rim can inspires dreams. Many years ago at theage of sixteen, Tammy dreamed of climbing Mt. Whitney in Alaska and she focused on making that dream a reality.  She would need to train heavily, get other Girl Scouts involved, build a fundraising plan, and put together the details for the trip.....

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  • Utah Girl Scouts Among Nation’s Most Effective at Cookie Sales

    SALT LAKE CITY -- For so many young women in the Beehive State, knocking on that first door is scary.  But, girls as young as five make Utah one of the top-selling states for Girl Scout cookies, and the lessons they take away are just plain sweet...

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  • We're Hiring!

  • GSU Stories From the Past

    Fran Bush, from the Girl Scouts of Utah’s Heritage Committee, has been out and about collecting more of GSU history!  This month she brings us the story of Pat Corey, a Girl Scout mom and leader.

  • The Heritage Committee Brings Girl Scouts' Past into the Present

  • Girl Scouts of Utah Presents a Special Evening with Beauty Redefined

    Girl Scouts of Utah invites girls, grade 5 -12, and their caregivers to a special presentation on positive body image and healthy living featuring Lindsay Kite, PhD, and Lexie Kite, PhD, of Beauty Redefined. Whether you are an active member or simply curious about where Girl Scouts can fit into your family’s schedule, be part of this event!

    Photoshop and diets and cosmetic surgery, oh my! Are you fed up with the media telling you what you should look like? Are you ready to take back beauty for females everywhere? If you’re a female or have a female in your life, then join us for this special evening. The way we feel about ourselves is the core of healthy living. Discover inner strength, true beauty, and what it means to be a friend first. We’ll arm you with strategies to redefine beauty and health in ways that promote real fitness, confidence, happiness, and love for yourself and others. Be empowered to make a difference in the world, starting with yourself! This could change everything!

    Free event open to current Girl Scouts members and all others.
    Space is limited and reservation is required

    Event made possible by the B.W. Bastian Foundation and R. Harold Burton Foundation



  • Camporee 2015

    It happens only once every three years, but Camporee 2015 was worth the wait with horseback riding, hiking, a Dutch oven cooking contest, and outdoor adventures with all of our friends at Trefoil Ranch!

    Watch the video.

  • Be a Girl Scout Ranger

    Girl Scouts is excited to announce a partnership with the National Park Service to launch the “Girl Scout Ranger Program,” a joint venture connecting girls with National Park Service sites throughout the United States, including monuments, seashores, and urban sites.

    Through the program, girls can participate in a variety of organized educational or outdoor service projects. Additionally, Girl Scouts may design their own project that aligns with their Girl Scout Journey experience, various badge activities, or a Take Action (“highest award”) project. Girls who successfully complete projects will be awarded certificates from the National Park Service and Girl Scout patches.

    “Providing girls with access to the outdoors is one of the cornerstones of the Girl Scout mission,” said Anna Maria Chávez, CEO of GSUSA. “Through terrific partnerships and programs like the Girl Scout Ranger Program, we offer girls a chance to engage in outdoor activities that encourage a healthy, active lifestyle and a respect for the environment. We are proud to be teaming up with the National Park Service to help more Girl Scouts in more places experience everything the outdoors has to offer.”

    Girls and troops who wish to participate in the Girl Scout Ranger Program can visit the National Park Service website to locate a park (“Find Your Park”) near their home. There, they can also explore the history of the park and learn about its natural and cultural resources. Troop leaders a...

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