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August 1, 2017 AT 9:00 am

Girl Scouts adds 23 STEM badges in biggest rollout in nearly a decade #MakerEducation

Exciting news, via Mashable.

Girl Scouts of the USA rolled out 23 new badges in STEM and the outdoors on Tuesday, putting scouts one step closer to their eventual destiny of saving the world and everyone in it.

“The new Girl Scout programming builds girls’ skills and encourages their interest in STEM and environmental conservation from an early age—areas girls are not typically encouraged to explore outside Girl Scouting—increasing their confidence in an all-girl, girl-led environment where they feel comfortable to try new things, take appropriate risks, and learn from failure,” the organization said in a statement.

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