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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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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 …

Girl Scouts conduct flag ceremony at Camp Kaufmann

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 …

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This past cookie season, we asked troops to show us their fun, creative side by adding some bling to their booths. Now it is time to choose the winners! Take a look at the submissions below, and ask your troop which one is their favorite. Then, place your vote here …

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Summer + Camp = Girl Scouts. 💚🏕 Camp has been a part of Girl Scouts from the very beginning, it is a place where girls try new things, engage their team-building skills, and enjoy the fresh air while making new friends. It can also be the perfect opportunity to earn …

Girl Scouts are no strangers to honoring history and tradition or discovering new things. What better way to do both of these things than at a museum, aquarium, or zoo? Luckily, we live in a city chock full of opportunities for your troop to learn about a wide array of …

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Court of Awards is a long-standing tradition which celebrates the achievements of girls who work hard earning badges, participating in troop events, and earning troop funds through the cookie program. This ceremony can also be a time to recognize co-leaders or troop parents who help enhance the girls’ troop experience. …