girl scouts of the united states of america

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Girl Scouts of the United States of America definition


An organization for girls from the ages of five to seventeen. Its aim is to increase values of citizenship and develop the interests and abilities of the members. The organization has five levels, divided by age: Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, and Senior Girl Scout. Several million girls and adults participate.

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