"Those who can, do.
Those who can do more, volunteer."
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 »
We all know that Girl Scouts are more successful when their family members join Girl Scouting, and everyone goes on the journey together!
We’d like to invite your family to show your support and commitment to building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place by registering as an adult member of the Girl Scout movement. If you register, your Girl Scout will... Read more »
Welcome to another year of scouting that we know will be quite exciting. Our volunteers are essential to the work we all do in carrying out the Girl Scout mission.
We are pleased to share with you the Council’s 2015-2016 Troop Resource Guide. Click HERE to download a copy. Thanks to our 8,058 adult volunteers, girls in New York City are able to enjoy the premier leadership development... Read more »
Dear Girl Scouts Friends and Family:
Sunday is Father's Day - a day when we celebrate fatherhood and male parenting; honor fathers; and recognize the contribution that fathers and father figures make to the lives of their children.
I am often asked why, as a father of two boys, I am involved with the Girl Scouts of Greater New York.
The answer is simple: You... Read more »
On September 14, over 40 Girl Scouts gathered at the Gowanus Canal to help make that part of the world a better place by making a compost system, mulching, picking up litter, and making bioswales.
Local papers The Brooklyn Eagle and The Brooklyn Paper covered the event. The latter is reproduced below.
GIRL SCOUTS AIM TO... Read more »
Dear Friend of the Girl Scouts:
This Sunday, we celebrate Father’s Day, a national holiday honoring the 70 million men in America who play pivotal roles in the lives of their children. We at the Girl Scouts of Greater New York applaud the crucial contributions of the men who help make Girl Scouting possible in NYC.
Increasingly over the past 100 years of Girl Scouting in New York, fathers... Read more »
In honor of Volunteer Recognition Day, which was celebrated yesterday on April 20, let us share with you one quote that simply expresses what our volunteers, many of whom are troop leaders, accomplish throughout the year:
“A good leader is someone who works with others to make things happen.”
-- Anne, age 17, Girl Scout... Read more »
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." -- Margaret Mead
On behalf of the nearly 28,000 girls we serve, thank you for helping us make a difference! Today, on National Philanthropy Day, we celebrate you: our members, volunteers, and supporters of the Girl Scouts of Greater New York. It's... Read more »
Dear Girl Scout Friends:
On September 30,2013 we closed out the books on another successful Girl Scouting year and on our 100th anniversary celebration. Once again we have good news to report: last fiscal year we saw our 8th consecutive year of growth in the number of girls served by Girl Scouting in NYC, and we continued to increase our program offerings to meet the needs and the interest... Read more »
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In a new video that was released nationwide today by Girl Scouts of the USA, First Lady Michelle Obama highlights the important role played by Girl Scout volunteers.
The video coincides with the launch of the new national campaign to increase recruitment of girl members and adult volunteers while highlighting the... Read more »