Blog

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 »
Jun 28

A safe haven for Forest Park turtles: Queens Girl Scout earns her Gold Award

Katherine Kurre, a Girl Scout who lives in Glendale, Queens, received a special award for building a turtle island at Strack Pond in Forest Park.

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Apr 30

What Really Makes You A Leader

By Alessandra Allen, Ambassador Girl Scout & Gold Awardee

Rowdy kids and a desperate teacher surround a girl in a 5th grade class. There is an important lesson on their agenda, but the teacher can’t get the children to calm down long enough to start. The girl sees the distress written... Read more »