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As New Yorkers adjust to a new normal, troop meetings can offer a much-needed sense of routine to your Girl Scouts’ lives. Last week, GSGNY offered a look into 4 different virtual meeting platforms, including Zoom, Skype, Google Hangouts, and Facebook Groups. You can check out that training, including video …

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Sleepovers at famous New York institutions (like the Intrepid!) are fun and exciting trips for Girl Scouts, whether it’s an annual tradition or a new adventure. These trips can often be a little pricey, so consider talking to your troop about their cookie goals and aim for an overnight! Your …

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Getting outside and tackling the Great Outdoors benefits girls in numerous ways, like helping gain confidence, leadership skills, and a love for nature. That’s why Girl Scouts partnered with The North Face to develop all new High Adventure badges! Girls can explore their sense of adventure and earn these badges …

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As the weather gets cooler and the days grow shorter, it is easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the upcoming holiday season – but don’t forget it’s also the season of giving! Below are a few ways for your troop to make the world a …

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For Girl Scouts across the country, today is a special day — Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Low’s 159th birthday, which is also known as Founder’s Day. It is a time of celebration for Girl Scouts, volunteers, and everyone who cares about our movement. In founding the Girl Scouts in 1912, Juliette …

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Every year, Girl Scouts of Greater New York, along with Girl Scouts councils across the country, honors one outstanding Ambassador Girl Scout at our annual Women of Distinction Breakfast – New York City’s Future Woman of Distinction. This exemplary Girl Scout is making the world a better place through her …

Adult Recognitions are a formal way of saying thank you to volunteers who are committed to Girl Scouting and have made an impact in their troop, service unit, or community. As volunteers can attest, they nominate each other first hand to coordinate park clean-ups, or organize the meeting prep to …

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This week, we hear from three more inspired Girl Scouts as they discuss their experience at the Leadership Institute, Powered by Girl Scouts of Greater New York and what it meant to them: Nya, Senior Girl Scout: “I chose the Business & Entrepreneurship track because it would challenge me to …

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The Leadership Institute, Powered by Girl Scouts of Greater New York is a GSGNY signature leadership program committed to developing girls with 21st century skills. The Leadership Institute serves girls in grades 6 – 12 who reside within the 5 boroughs of New York City and applications just opened—apply today! To …

Summer usually means sunshine, camp, and hopefully a little downtime. Why not encourage the Girl Scouts in your life to spend that time reading?! Here’s a list of books about awesome girls and women, for all ages we would recommend. All of the books listed are available at the New …

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