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What are Girl Scout Brownies called in Greece?

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Girl Scout Brownies are called Asteri Stars in Greece. Asteri Stars are between the ages of 5 and 7. In the United States, Brownies are second and third graders, which means they're typically 6 to 8 years old.

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The Girl Scouts is an international organization for young girls from kindergarten age through teens. This organization is dedicated to providing young girls with experiences to build their self confidence, sense of community and responsibility towards the planet. It was introduced to Greece in 1923. According to its national website, as of 2012, the Girl Scouts have over 6,000 Greek members. Unlike its American counterpart, the Greek Girl scouts allow male members.

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