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Special Events

Girl Scouts of Central & Western Massachusetts (GSCWM) hosts several signature events throughout the year to raise money to support Girl Scouting; to highlight the impact Girl Scouting makes on girls and their communities, and to recognize individuals that make positive impacts in their communities. Businesses and organizations can support GSCWM through event sponsorships and attendance. Interested in sponsoring an event? Contact

Fork It Over…is our semi-annual cookie culinary competition and fundraiser. GSCWM hosts two events per year, one in Worcester during Girl Scout Cookie Season (winter) and one in Holyoke in the fall. These events invite chefs from central and western Massachusetts to create appetizers and desserts – all inspired by Girl Scout Cookies

Girl Scout Gold and Silver Award Celebration… The award is a major accomplishment in a young woman’s life and an extension and compilation of all that she has learned through her Girl Scout Leadership Experience. We host a ceremony and celebration befitting.

Geek Is Glam STEM Expo… celebrates Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in a day-long event in partnership with Worcester Polytechnic Institute and over 100 area education and adventure collaborators to give girls access to some of the area’s top scientific and engineering minds as they engage in the hands-on exploration and discovery while they build, explore, assemble and imagine. GIG will be held on October 17th.

Volunteer Recognition Event… helps feed our culture of appreciation for the talented women and men working for the mission of Girl Scouts Without the work of adult volunteers, we would not be able to provide the Girl Scout Leadership Experience! Typically held in the spring.