On this Girl Scout Leaders Day -- and every day -- we are reminded of how precious the work is that our volunteers do in helping today’s girls become tomorrow’s leaders. We have the privilege of meeting and talking to our Girl Scouts from different parts of New York City, and they are very clear on how much they appreciate you!
When we think of you---our extraordinary volunteers, Margaret Mead’s... Read more »
We believe that regardless of where they live, all New York City girls deserve the leadership opportunities that Girl Scouting can provide.
Here is a story recently published by the New York Times about our newest initiative – bringing Girl Scouting to girls in the NYC Shelter System.
For more information about this new program, click HERE. To support this initiative, click HERE. Read more »
This week, five of our Girl Scouts (pictured above) appeared before the New York City Council's Youth Services Committee to testify on the importance of providing leadership development opportunities to New York City's girls. Our founder, Juliette Gordon Low, long ago said, "Every time you show your courage, it grows." It was amazing to watch our girls' courage and... Read more »
Today we -- along with 10 million Girl Scouts and Girl Guides around the world -- celebrate World Thinking Day. It's a day created by and for the Girl Scouting movement, and there are lots of ways to celebrate, which you can find HERE.
This year's World Thinking Day theme is "grow." Here are a few ways that we at the Girl Scouts of Greater New York focus on helping girls grow their... Read more »
Calling all Girl Scouts, parents, and volunteers! It's almost booth sale season -- what better way to show your Girl Scout Cookie pride than with our exclusive "By Girls, For Girls" 100 Years of Yumminess T-Shirt!
And even better -- it's on sale for 25% off this month only at our Shop at Wall Street!
This long-sleeve t-shirt is available in girl and adult sizes in three different... Read more »
Over the past 48 hours we have received numerous emails and calls from parents, leaders, and community members about the decision of the Girl Scout Council in Washington DC, Nation's Capital, to participate in inaugural events and also our decision not to participate as a council.
Please know that we are sharing all of your messages with GSUSA and the DC Council.
As you may have already heard, the Girl Scout Council in Washington DC, Nation's Capital, has decided to participate in the inaugural parade on Friday. I want to thank all of the leaders, parents and volunteers who have reached out to me and our staff to share your heartfelt views about this decision.
Each local Girl Scout council and individual troop is free to decide... Read more »