Blog

Jan 29

Failure Is A Good Thing When You Learn From It

By Elizabeth Crowell, Brownie Leader of Troop 2292 in Brooklyn and Leadership Advisory Board Member


As a senior in college, I was nervous about my next... Read more »
Jan 16

January 17th is Thank Your Mentor Day



January 2013 marks the 12th anniversary of National Mentoring Month, an annual campaign to encourage volunteers to become mentors for young people and to honor those who already are mentors.

As a highlight of National Mentoring Month 2013, Thank Your... Read more »
Dec 20

My Participation in the Girl Scouts’ National Ad Campaign: An Amazing Experience






 

By Regan Sims, Ambassador Girl Scout from Troop 3054

When I joined the Girl Scouts of Greater New York seven years ago I knew I was going to have a great time with my fellow Girl Scouts; what I... Read more »
Dec 18

Girls’ World Forum 2012



Earlier this year, girls from 79 countries and 89 U.S. councils met at the Girls’ World Forum 2012 in Chicago to address the world's most urgent challenges. Girls discussed systems to help end poverty and hunger,... Read more »
Nov 20

Girl Scouts on WNBC News 4 New York

Girl Scouts on WNBC News 4
On Monday night, three members of the Girl Scouts of Greater New York appeared on WNBC News 4 New York. The three - Janae Headly of Troop 2018 in Brooklyn, Rachel Malken of Troop 4121 in Queens, and Lucretia Edwards of Troop 2043 in Brooklyn - are among the 25 girls whom will take part in the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday.

All the... Read more »
Oct 26

Experience of a Lifetime

By Asha Alexandria Wills, an Ambassador Girl Scout from Troop 2203

I recently had the unique opportunity to go on a press junket – which is an event where reporters interview stars from a new movie. After travelling to Los Angeles for six hours on... Read more »
Oct 26

Make a Difference in Celebration of Juliette Low’s Birthday

By Barbara Murphy-Warrington, CEO, Girl Scouts of Greater New York

 

Over the next few days, we have great reason to celebrate and to take action. October 27th marks Make A Difference Day, the nation’s largest day of volunteering;... Read more »
Oct 11

International Day of the Girl

By Barbara Murphy-Warrington, CEO, Girl Scouts of Greater New York

October 11, 2012 marks the first United Nations International Day of the Girl. The day is part of a larger global movement to recognize girls' rights and the unique challenges girls face. Girls... Read more »
Oct 05

Will You Still Need Your Badges When You Grow Up? Understanding How Girl Scout Patches and Badges Define Success

By Monique Tinglin, Ambassador Girl Scout and Delegate for the Girl Scouts of Greater New York Council

As the saying goes, eighty percent of success is showing up. The other twenty percent is what one does when one gets there! As Girl Scouts, we recognize this;... Read more »
Sep 29

How to Boost Cookie Sales With Lessons From the Coca-Cola Giant

By DeAndra Forde, Senior Girl Scout

My favorite stop during our 2012 Girl Scout Troop Trip was World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta, Georgia. It dawned on me that I could increase my cookie sales this year by leveraging the 4 U’s that I learned from the cola giant.... Read more »