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22 Feb

World Thinking Day 2017

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Dear Girl Scouts,

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 »
17 Feb

Winter Association Meeting Webinar

Are you a member who missed our Winter Association Meeting via webinar on February 15, 2017?

You can still catch up on the latest Girl Scout news -- including a special presentation on getting outdoors with your troop -- by watching the below archive of the meeting.

(Note: audio begins about 20 second into the video.)
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08 Feb

Snow Day: February 9, 2017

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Due to inclement weather, the Girl Scouts of Greater New York Leadership Center at 40 Wall Street will be closed on Thursday, February 9, 2017.  We plan to re-open on Friday, February 10 at 8:30am.

In case of emergency, you may call our hotline at 212-206-2467.

Thank you! Read more »
01 Feb

Special Sale on "100 Years of Yumminess" T-Shirt

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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 »
20 Jan

Talking to your girls about other girls' decision to march - today and tomorrow

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Dear Girl Scouts,

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.

Among other things, we... Read more »
18 Jan

A message from our CEO

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Dear Girl Scouts Friends and Supporters,

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 »
13 Jan

Family Partnership Patch Contest: Vote Today

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The submissions are in, and we made the tough decision of narrowing them down. We're excited to announce the three finalists for this year's Family Partnership Patch Design Contest!

Be sure to cast your vote by January 31st! The winning design will be transformed into a patch, and distributed to everyone who donates to the Family Partnership Campaign at the $25 level or... Read more »
21 Dec

Happy holidays from the Girl Scouts of Greater New York!

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The Girl Scouts of Greater New York thank you for an amazing 2016.  Thanks to your support:

We served 27,866 girls in NYC with the help of 8,224 adult volunteers.


We launched two brand-new signature programs: Urban Day Camp and Breaking the Code.


Over 5,000 campers explored the outdoors at Camp Kaufmann, where we christened our new pool & aquatics center.


Through the Girl... Read more »
21 Dec

GSGNY office holiday hours

holiday-hoursHappy holidays!  In celebration, the Girl Scouts of Greater New York Leadership Center will close at 5:30pm on Friday, December 23, 2016.  We will re-open at 8:30am on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

Our Philanthropy office will remain open through Friday, December 30th. For information on making a gift before December 31st, please call 212.645.4000 x247 or visit... Read more »
28 Nov

#givingtuesday: November 29, 2016

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Dear Girl Scouts,

Thanks to your previous support, girls in virtually every zip code in New York City have had the opportunity to enjoy the premier leadership program for girls: Girl Scouts.

To celebrate #GivingTuesday we invite you to demonstrate your continued commitment to the girls of our city by giving the gift of Girl Scouting.  Click HERE to make your donation... Read more »