Carrying their overnight gear, Girl Scout troops started arriving at Harford Mall around 10:30 p.m. Saturday, all ready for a night of badge work, a dance party and shopping as part of the 41st annual Harford County Junior Mall Lock-In.
The girls talked, as they settled in, excitedly about the night ahead.
"We're looking forward to the badges and all the cool events," 10-year-old Melissa Provenza, a member of Bel Air-based Troop 5720, said.
Melissa and her fellow troop members could barely contain their excitement about the lock-in.
Isabel Dukes, 10, said she was looking forward to the dance party "because there's going to be a DJ, and I just love...