You don't have to be an adult to make a difference in the world — that's the main lesson of Girls Rock the Capitol. This intensive internship program led by Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains links girls to female legislators; together, they work on government and advocacy issues, giving teens an inside look at the legislative process. "It feels great to be able to express your concern on a bill, or how you feel this may or may not affect people of Vermont," writes Mary, a teen who recently completed a year in the program. Does your daughter want to get involved? High school girls are encouraged to apply for this year's internship. The application deadline is October 31; no Girl Scout experience is required.
Founded in 1994, Camp Common Ground is an inter-generational family camp designed to provide families with a healthy and happy bonding experience while weaving in elements of nature education, arts, music, wellness, sports, and fun! Camp Common Ground prides itself on welcoming all definitions of "family" and cultivating a sense…(more)