Girls Scouts take first place for Truckee parade Youth Division |

Girls Scouts take first place for Truckee parade Youth Division

Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada were treated to an ice cream party by Jax's at the Tracks in Truckee.

TRUCKEE, Calif. — The Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada not only sell cookies, they entered a float to look like boxes of cookies in the Fourth of July parade and took first place for the Youth Division.

The girls tied the 100-year anniversary of scouting into the theme of this year’s parade, 20 years of Incorporation and 150 years of Truckee’s establishment. The float featured vintage uniforms from 1919 to present day. The girls helped to build the float atop a truck provided by Tahoe Truckee Lumber Co. and embellished signs provided by another sponsor, Sign Source.

The girls sang camp songs along the route and impressed the judges when they treated them to a box of cookies. Tahoe Forest Health Systems and Jax Diner sponsored the decorations. Upon learning they won the trophy, the girls were treated to an ice cream party at Jax Diner. The girls chose to share the trophy among themselves for three days each.

Once it makes the rounds, the trophey will be on display at the Girl Scout office in Reno. The Girl Scouts would like to thank their parents, leaders, sponsors and of course, the judges.

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