Burlington Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Girls Scouts are having their seventh annual scouting expo at Rahanis Park, Sunday, May 19 from 9 a.m. to noon.
Friday, May 17, 2013
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
The Girl Scouts celebrated the 100th Anniversary of the organization this month and the selectman celebrated all the organization does for the community and the girls involved.
Last night's Burlington Board of Selectmen meeting began with a special recognition of the history of the Girl Scouts and four local scouts were on hand to recite a pledge and receive new levels within the organization. Selectman Robert Hogan read a proclamation in honor of the Girl Scouts, acknowledging the great work the organization does both in the community and for the girls and young women who participate in it. The special honor was also in celebration of the 100-Year Anniversary of the Girl Scouts. "Whereas since the Girl Scouts were founded 100 years ago this month, generations of girls have promised to serve God and their country and to help people at all times. And since the inaugural Troop of 18 girls was was formed in Georgia…
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Patch Snap is an occasional post that features pictures from around Burlington or Burlington residents out and about.
Welcome to another edition of Patch Snap, where we highlight a picture or pictures of around Burlington or of Burlington residents out and about. Today's Patch Snap comes from the MSMS Girl Scout Troop 77245. This month members of the Marshall Simonds Middle School Girl Scout Troop 77245 are collecting new and gently used pants for sizes newborn to 18/20 from March 1st to 31st at each elementary and middle school lobby. The effort is to benefit Cradles to Crayons, an organization that will distribute the pants to local children in need. Pictured here are a few of the troop members. From left, Elizabeth Abrevaya, Christina Purvis, Molly Anthony, Crystal Curran, Sarah Plummer and Emily Kiehl.
Friday, February 24, 2012
This year's Girl Scout Cookie season ends on March 9.
The following is a release from the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts: Only two weeks left to buy America’s favorite cookies. You dream about these sweet Caramel deLites and crisp Thin Mints all year round, so stock up while you still can. Buy and freeze your favorite flavors today and satisfy those summer cravings. At only $4 a box, Girl Scout cookies are perfect for packed lunches, after-school snacks, and team treats. Even better, buying a box helps build girls of courage, confidence and character. Through the cookie sales and other activities, Girl Scouts learn life skills and realize how to live up to their full potential. All proceeds from the cookie sales support Girl Scouting in your community. To find out where to buy …
Monday, February 6, 2012
Get your sweety some sweets for Valentines Day.
The following is a release from the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts: Make this Valentine’s Day extra sweet and treat your loved one to a box of Girl Scout Cookies. At only $4 a box, Girl Scout cookies show that special someone how much you truly care. Girl Scout Cookies not only convey the message “Be Mine,” but buying a box also helps build girls of courage, confidence and character. Through the cookie sales and other activities, Girl Scouts learn life skills and realize how to live up to their full potential. All proceeds from cookie sale support Girl Scouting in your community. With eight tasty varieties that include Thin Mints and Caramel DeLites to Peanut Butter Patties and Thanks-A-Lots, it’s guaranteed your Valentine’s taste …
Thursday, February 2, 2012
The Burlington Girl Scouts will be selling cookies this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Old Towne Liquors at 286 Cambridge Road.
The following is a press release from the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts: Tired of serving the same old super bowl snacks? For this year’s party, switch it up, and buy a box of Girl Scout cookies. At only $4 a box, Girl Scout cookies are the perfect munchies for commercial breaks and half-time performances. As you support your local team, why not support the Girl Scouts in your community? To help you get set for the big game, the Burlington Girl Scouts are hosting a cookie booth on Saturday, Feb. 4,at Old Towne Liquors at 286 Cambridge Road from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Girl Scout Cookies not only make watching your team score sweeter, but buying a box helps build girls of courage, confidence and character. Through the cookie sales and …
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Take part in our cookie poll.
For many, it’s one of the best times of the year: Girl Scout Cookie time! With so many to choose from, it’s hard to get a consensus on which one is best. We want to hear from you and learn your favorite type of cookie. Take part in our poll above and let us know which one you like best. And Girl Scout Troops, we want to help you sell those cookies throughout town. If you want to get the word out to the whole community about upcoming booth sales, be sure to share the info via an announcement on Patch. We'll then feature it for all to see and hopefully help make 2012 your troop's best cooking-selling year to date
Friday, January 6, 2012
Get the word out about ordering by sharing the info on Patch.
Girl Scouts across our area are in the midst of one of the sweetest times of year. From now until March, you can place orders for your favorite cookies by contacting a local Girl Scout. Is your daughter selling cookies this year? Then take note! If you want to get the word out to the whole community about upcoming booth sales, be sure to share the info via an announcement on Patch. We'll then feature it for all to see and hopefully help make 2012 your troop's best cooking-selling year to date. The Girl Scouts of Eastern Mass. report that booth sales have already started, with some wrapping up this weekend. Be sure to check their site for locations
Monday, September 19, 2011
Nice fall day, get a taste of Burlington and Girl Scouts sign-up event.
Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the feature in the comments section. Today is Monday, Sept. 19. Here are 5 things you need to know: For more things to do today, check out our Events page.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Burlington Girl Scouts Host Their First Annual Rope Runners Competition
Rope Runners, the Girl Scout‘s answer to the Pinewood Derby, is coming to Burlington. Burlington’s fourth and fifth grade Girl Scout troops will be participating in the town’s first Rope Runners Race on Sunday, March 27th at the Fox Hill Elementary School from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Rope Runners are simple wooden figures that balance on a single wheel and race along 1/8 inch nylon ropes. The participants construct their Rope Runners from a kit and then decorate them according to their own design. Rope runners can be as simple as a wooden box with weights, wheel and axel, or they can be as elaborate as their creators’ dreams. They are limited only by the imaginations of their designers. Troops from all four elementary schools will participate …