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Girl Power! exhibit heralds Girl Scouting traditions

In it’s 100th year, the Girl Scouts organization has changed the lives of many young girls.

The Girl Scouts heritage is chronicled in an exhibit entitled Girl Power! at the Institute of Texan Cultures. The exhibit, which heralds the rich values and traditions of Girl Scouting, will run through July 14, 2013.

The exhibit features many familiar artifacts from local and national programs like a giant sash complete with badges, a replica of the Storybook Tree from Camp La Jita and an early Golden Eaglet award that represents a Girl Scout’s highest honor.

Family days and badge opportunity events will be scheduled to coincide with the exhibit. Upcoming events: March 23, Outdoor Skills Day; April 6, the Girl Scout Way; May 11, Girl Scout Badge Day: All About Art

Admission cost is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, $6 for children ages 3 – 11 years old. Children 2 years and young are free. Visiting hours are Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday hour are Noon to 5 p.m.

For more information about the exhibit, 210-458-2300. Plan Your Visit (click here).

Learn more about the Girl Power! Exhibit.
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Photo Courtesy: Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas