The Girl Scouts: So much more than cookies

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Wausau, Wis., (WSAW) -- Every year millions of girl scouts across the country celebrate more than a century of tradition.

To talk about National Girl Scout Day Sunrise 7 was joined by three troop members.

2nd year senior level scout 16-year-old Samantha, a 3rd year cadet level scout Rachel and 1st year cadet level scout Zoey.

Girl Scouting in the United States of America began on this day, March 12, 1912, when Juliette Gordon Low organized the first Girl Scout troop meeting.

The group is widely known for their delicious Girl Scout cookies but they are so much more than that. The organization is holds enrichment programs, service projects, and outdoor activities and adventures.

A cornerstone of Girl Scouting, the seven legacy badges build on over 100 years of Girl Scout history. Each of these badges (Artist, Athlete, Citizen, Cook, First Aid, Girl Scout Way, and Naturalist) is available at five levels of Girl Scouting, from Brownie to Ambassador.