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Girl Scouts of Nassau County (GSNC) Girl Scout Shop Starter Kits

Getting Started

The GSNC Shop has everything you need for the new Girl Scout year. Starter Kits are back. Purchase the Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting along with a Girl Scout Journey book from the GSNC Shop and receive a free backpack (a $12.00 value) while supplies last.

Download this handy guide so that you don't forget any of the items needed to get you off to a great start.


Girl Scouts of Nassau County's (GSNC) Oktoberfest 2012 - Hogwarts in the Hamptons!

Hogwarts in the Hamptons

Spend a magical weekend filled with fun, hands-on learning Girl Scout activities at Camp Blue Bay. It's Oktoberfest 2012 - the perfect Girl Scout learning environment for Girl Scout Ambassadors and Girl Scout Adult Volunteers. With a Harry Potter theme, it's the perfect time to meet other wizards, witches, leaders and this year, Ambassador Girl Scouts! Click for more information and to register

 


Girl Scouts of Nassau County (GSNC) Critical Issues - Girl Speak

Girl Speak

Are you interested in talking about bullying or body image? Would you like to improve these issues in your community? Join Girl Speak, our leadership and advocacy group for 6th-12th graders. Meetings take place on the last Thursday of every month. Click here for more information and to register.



Girl Scouts of Nassau County (GSNC) - Participate in Beach Cleanup at Garvies Point

Beach Cleanup at Garvies Point

Garvies Point Museum and Preserve will be hosting the International Coastal Cleanup on Saturday, September 22nd from 10 am - 12 noon. After the cleanup, stay for a FREE live animal program hosted by North Shore Audubon Society. Open to all ages.

Girls grades 9 and up are also needed to direct/instruct the cleanup volunteers. Contact Veronica Natale.


Get the flyer with more information






Girl Scouts of Nassau County (GSNC) Mags&Munchies 2012 Theme

What Can a Girl Do?

She can help her Troop Earn Funds early in the Year through the Mags&Munchies Program!

Get entertaining activities that promote an understanding of supply chain management (where stuff comes from and how it gets to us), money handling, & how to deal with customers.

Did you know that with a little supervision from a parent, girls can set up their own, real online business for the Magazine portion of this Program that will benefit their Troop and count towards the girl reward program? Click here to learn about this and all the "nuts" and bolts of the program.



 

 


 





 


 
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Get Inspired

Check out GSUSA's new Inspiring Women Timeline. Read about women of "courage, confidence and character" who have been "making the world a better place" from 1580 through today.



Getting Started as a Troop Leader

Are you a new Troop Leader? After you get your required training, you can add "Getting Started With Your Troop" in either the online version or, sign up to take the training in person . Get some practical tips to get you off to a great start.




Anti-Bullying Event

On Friday, October 19th from 6:45-9:00pm, 15 year-old Jamie Isaacs will speak about her intense bullying experiences, followed by a panel discussion. Open to all 6th-12th graders and adults, non-Girl Scouts are welcome. Click for more information and to register.

Girls and adults are also invited to speak on our panel or help with set-up and clean-up. Contact Eliza Zipper at 516.741.2550 ext. 254.



NY Liberty

Girl Scout Day

See the women of the NY Liberty at this Saturday, Sept. 22nd game. Special goodies for Girl Scouts, including a patch and other giveaways PLUS the opportunity for a special fan experience. Learn how to place your order.