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07 May

Happy Mother's Day!

mothers-day-16This Sunday is Mother's Day ­- a day when we celebrate the women in our lives who encourage girls to pursue their dreams and help them grow in courage, confidence, and character. They are:

Mothers, aunts, grandmothers, step-mothers, and other family members who guide our girls in their day-to-day lives;
Troop leaders and volunteers who help girls in their Girl Scout journeys; and
Our... Read more »
22 Apr

National Girl Scout Leader's Day

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"Those who can, do.
Those who can do more, volunteer."
Author Unknown


On this National Girl Scout Leader's Day, we express our deepest gratitude to each of our 7,657 volunteers.

With love, patience, and a deep dedication to enriching the lives of girls everywhere, these incredible women and men generously give their time to mentor and inspire New York City's girls. Our volunteers... Read more »
18 Apr

Springfield Gardens Girl Scout is the Top Cookie Seller in Queens (NY1)

najahTo read this article and watch the video on NY1's site, click here.

Najah Lorde's living room has become her makeshift corporate office.

It's where the businesses-savvy teen prepares hundreds of bags of girl scout cookies before distribution.

"When they say oh I'll take one box, you gotta push it a little bit, oh what about two boxes?" she explained.

It's that kind of perseverance that helped Lorde... Read more »
11 Apr

Manhattan teen snags title of NYC’s top Girl Scout cookie seller for a second time (Metro)

oliviaTo read this article on Metro's website, click here.


Out of over thousands of girls from across the five boroughs, one Manhattan teen has shown that with determination and confidence, any girl can be one tough cookie.

This year Olivia Cranshaw, 14, has earned the title of New York City’s top Girl Scout cookie seller after selling a total of 1,745 boxes during the six week 2015-2016 sale period.

A... Read more »
11 Mar

Happy birthday, Girl Scouts!



Happy birthday! The Girl Scouts of the USA was founded 104 years ago tomorrow. Right here in New York City, we serve 29,242 girls from every zip code across the five boroughs.

Thanks to the commitment of our wonderful volunteers and supporters, we give girls the tools they need to succeed. Girls work together to engineer their own machines in our robotics program, learn about e-commerce through the... Read more »
22 Feb

Congratulations to Our Robotics Teams!



Dear Girl Scouts Friends and Family:

In the past several months, we began expanding our Girl Scouts of Greater New York Robotics program, and already it's achieving great success. This month, all three of our Girl Scout robotics teams, who competed in the NYC First Lego League Qualifier, are advancing to the city-wide championships in March!

On top of... Read more »
12 Feb

NYC City Council is committing $20 million to young women and girls in NYC

As you may have seen in her State of the City Speech, New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced that the City Council and philanthropic partners are committing $20 million over two years to young women and girls in New York City!

Barbara Murphy- Warrington, CEO for the Girl Scouts of Greater New York issues the following statement in response to this address. GSGNY is a... Read more »
10 Feb

Calling All Artists: Design Our Official Patch & T-Shirt

Be the designer you have dreamed to be. Be the creative, expressive, unique New Yorker you aspire to be. Be the Girl Scout you know you are. We’re opening a new Girl Scouts Retail Store, and we need you to create art for our new official t-shirts and patches!

The design you create should encompass what it means to be a Girl Scout in New York City. Your art could be part of our ongoing “GSGNY:... Read more »
23 Dec

Holiday Message from our CEO

Dear Girl Scouts,

As the year draws to a close, we thank our girls, troop leaders, volunteers, parents, and supporters for the many ways in which you support us.

2015 has been an amazing year filled with many accomplishments:

We moved to our new Leadership Center on Wall Street, which allows us to better serve girls and better prepare our volunteers;
We built a new pool and aquatics center at Camp Kaufmann - we can't... Read more »
16 Dec

GSGNY 2015-2016 Holiday Office Hours

The Girl Scouts of Greater New York offices will close at noon on Thursday, December 24, 2015, and will re-open Monday, January 4, 2016.

For information about making a contribution before December 31st, please click HERE.

For Digital Cookie questions, click HERE.

In case of emergency, please call 212.206.2467 so that the answering service can reach a member of our staff.

We wish all of our friends a happy,... Read more »