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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 …

Category: Girls, Traditions, Volunteer
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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 …

Category: Girls, Traditions, Volunteer

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 …

Category: Volunteer
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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 …

Category: Girls, Uncategorized

While many girls and leaders are taking a little break over the summer to relax and recharge (or go to Girl Scout Camp!), Girl Scouts has been busy releasing lots of new resources, so troops have even more ways to explore, innovate, and have fun! You can find all the …

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Since the first troop in 1912, Girl Scouts have always exhibited a great amount of support and love for their country. It all started in Savannah, Georgia with the bravery and innovation of Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Low – our amazing founder. She had a vision for girls and remained selfless …

Category: Girls, Traditions

Awesome Cookie Dad This cookie season, we asked you to highlight an Awesome Cookie Dad in your troop, and many of you shared stories and photos of the amazing dads who lend a helping hand with all things cookies. One particular ‘Awesome Cookie Dad’ entry stood out, check him out …

Category: Cookies, Girls
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