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For girls. By girls.

Girl Scouts is a way of life that brings out the best in your girl, even in the most challenging of times. While she’s learning about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM); the outdoors; entrepreneurship; and important life skills, she’s also discovering new ways to make your family and community stronger, kinder, and better for everyone. Plus? Girl Scouts is FUN!

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Girl Scouts of Greater New York is thrilled to welcome you and your girl! Membership dues are just $25 annually, but financial aid may be available if you qualify. Whether you have questions about starting a new troop for your girl and her friends, joining an existing troop, or something else, send our Customer Care team a note or call us at 212.645.4000. We’re here for you!

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Virtual Troop Meetings available now!

Learn. Explore. Go Virtual!

Please follow our Joining a Virtual Troop instructions to register.

During the current outbreak of COVID-19, we are hosting virtual Council events and have advised all troops to continue Girl Scouting activities online. This is a great time to join Girl Scouts in New York City as we have many badge activities and virtual troop meetings that can be done remotely or in your home. Virtual programming can be accessed at our Virtual Girl Scout Leadership Experience.

When your girl becomes a Girl Scout, she’ll:

  • Join a group of local girls—called a troop—for regularly scheduled meetings (either virtual or in person)
  • Make new friends in a space where she feels comfortable to just be herself
  • Have a community of caring adult volunteers to guide her as she tries new things
  • Practice new skills and earn Girl Scout badges and awards
  • Make the world a better place by helping her community
  • Try coding, robotics, engineering and more through hands-on STEM activities
  • Enjoy the great outdoors while learning how to protect animals and the environment
  • Build business smarts through the Girl Scout Cookie Program

Need to know more so you can decide what's right for you? Check out all the different ways to take the lead at Girl Scouts. Or, see all the exciting possibilities Girl Scouts offers for girls of all ages and choose your adventure.