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21 Apr

Girl Scout Leader's Day: April 22, 2017

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On this Girl Scout Leaders Day -- and every day -- we are reminded of how precious the work is that our volunteers do in helping today’s girls become tomorrow’s leaders. We have the privilege of meeting and talking to our Girl Scouts from different parts of New York City, and they are very clear on how much they appreciate you!

When we think of you---our extraordinary volunteers, Margaret Mead’s... Read more »
17 Apr

NYTimes: "Living By the Girl Scout Law, Even Without a Home"

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We believe that regardless of where they live, all New York City girls deserve the leadership opportunities that Girl Scouting can provide.
Here is a story recently published by the New York Times about our newest initiative – bringing Girl Scouting to girls in the NYC Shelter System.
For more information about this new program, click HERE. To support this initiative, click HERE. Read more »
13 Mar

Snow Day: March 14, 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 Tuesday, March 14, 2017. We plan to re-open on Wednesday, March 15 at 8:30am.

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

Thank you! Read more »
08 Mar

International Women's Day

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Dear Girl Scouts Friends and Family,

This week, five of our Girl Scouts (pictured above) appeared before the New York City Council's Youth Services Committee to testify on the importance of providing leadership development opportunities to New York City's girls. Our founder, Juliette Gordon Low, long ago said, "Every time you show your courage, it grows." It was amazing to watch our girls' courage and... Read more »
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 »