Central Region Life Skills & Entrepreneurship Partners

Nearby Girl Scout properties: Camp Birch Trails (Irma), Camp Del O’Claire (Wausau), Camp Sacajawea (Wisconsin Rapids)

2 1/2 Cupcakery

2 1/2 Cups is delighted to provide scheduled tours of our Cupcakery and Bakeshop. Girls will be introduced to the world of baking including appropriate environment, equipment, ingredients, safety, customer service, products, and more! 2 1/2 Cups is a great place to be educated on the components of baking.

126 S. Central Ave. Marshfield, WI 54449
715.898.1199 | 2.5cups@charter.net

Associated Bank

Associated Bank will come to your troop meeting to offer financial literacy programming.  Girls will learn how to balance a checkbook, budget, save for the future, be aware of fraud, the importance of credit, and even how to plan for retirement! These lessons are perfect for any financial literacy badges, including Making Choices, Money Counts, Money Manager, Savvy Shopper, Budgeting, Financing My Future, and Good Credit.

400 Scott St., Wausau, WI, 54403
715.207.1045 | melissasinha@hotmail.com

Expressions Dance Institute

Girls, get ready to earn Life Skills badges, like Dancer, with Expressions Dance Institute in Rothschild! Working with Expressions is a perfect fit for any fitness or sportsmanship themed badge. Participate in stretching, learning dances from different decades, dance history, dancing from around the world, exploring emotion and dance, and creating your own dance with costumes for the girls to wear and dance in. 

10101 Market St. Rothschild, WI 54474 dance@expressionsdanceinstitute.com | 715.571.6765

Humane Society – Marathon County

Check out the Humane Society in Marathon County for tours and community service opportunities.  The Humane Society is the perfect place to work on any animal badges!

7001 Packer Dr., Wausau WI 54401
715.845.2810 | volunteers@catsndogs.org

Humane Society – Portage County

Visit the Humane Society to learn about animals, volunteer, or donate items for the animals.  The Humane Society of Portage County is the perfect place to work on animal badges, or community service and Take Action projects.

3200 Iber Lane, Plover WI, 54467
715.344.6012 | executive.director@hspcwi.org

PATCH Workshop

Take the lead in your healthcare by inviting PATCH for Teens to your next troop meeting! PATCH for Teens is a 60-minute workshop led by PATCH Teen Educators. The primary goal is to empower young people to begin managing their own health care experiences, and equip them with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate and advocate for youth-friendly services.

These workshops are appropriate for middle and high school age Girl Scouts, and the content is a perfect fit for the Women’s Health badge for Seniors.

Will travel up to 50 miles from Wausau, WI.

715.227.2640 | wausau@wipatch.org

Women’s Community

Interactive programming for elementary school ages & up that addresses bodily respect & safety, bullying, secrets, boundaries, respect, self-esteem, feelings, safety planning, internet safety, and healthy relationships.

3200 Hilltop Ave, Wausau, WI 54401

Wooster Garage

Tour Woosters Garage, a female-owned auto mechanic shop, and learn about the trade, vehicles, and what it is like working in a male-dominated field.  Woosters Garage is a great place to work on your Senior Car Care badge.

5605 Mesker St, Weston WI 54476
715.841.0007 | info@woostersgarage.com