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Critical Issues Programs

 

Girl Scouts of Nassau County is committed to helping girls develop physical and emotional strength. We have programs for current Girl Scouts, Parents, and community groups such as PTAs, schools, religious groups, and sports teams. Click the links below information about these programs.

Programs for Girl Scouts, non-registered girls, and adults:

 


GIRL SPEAK

 

Are you interested in talking about important issues, like bullying or body image? Would you like to helps others deal with these issues? Join Girl Speak, our leadership and advocacy series for older girls.

Members of Girl Speak will:

Our meetings will take place on the dates below. For more information, please contact Eliza Zipper, Program and Critical Issues Manager, 516.741.2550 x254.

WHO: Middle and High School (Gr. 6-12) Girls who are current or past Girl Scouts, or who are new to scouting.

 

DATES: All meetings will take place on the first Thursday of the month from 7:00-8:30pm.  **Notes meetings that do not take place on the first Thursday of the month. 

*10/19/13 (Sat. from 10:15am-2:45pm at Adelphi)

11/7/13

12/5/13

*1/9/14 (2nd Thursday of the month)

2/6/14

3/6/14

4/3/14

5/1/14

6/5/14

 

TIME: 7:00-8:30pm

PLACE: GSNC Service Center, 110 Ring Road West, Garden City

COST: $15.00 per year for Girl Scout members; $35.00 per year for non-members.

REGISTER: Registration will be open in September. After registering for the program, read, sign, and return the Participation Agreement/Permission Slip by Thursday, October 10th.

QUESTIONS: Contact Eliza Zipper, Program and Critical Issues Manager, 516.741.2550 x254.

*Girl Speak projects can help girls develop ideas or complete certain tasks for Silver, Gold, or Journey Awards.

 

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CRITICAL ISSUES VOLUNTEER TRAINING

Do you know girls who have been bullied? Or who have issues with friends, or body image problems? Would you like to help girls confront these problems? We are looking for a few good volunteers to lead programs for schools and community groups. Don’t worry, we will train and prepare you until you are comfortable to work with groups on these issues.

WHO: All adult community members, including parents, teachers, Troop Leaders, coaches, etc.

WHEN: 10/18/12 OR 1/14/12. Volunteers can attend EITHER of these trainings. Sessions are also scheduled for groups of at least 5 people on an as-needed-basis. If you can not attend either of these sessions, please contact Eliza Zipper, Advocacy and Critical Issues Coordinator, 516.741.2550 x254.

TIME: 7:30-9:00pm

PLACE: GSNC Service Center, 110 Ring Road West, Garden City

COST: Free for current adult Girl Scout members. $12.00 for non-members. Financial aid is available. If you are not a member and cannot pay this fee, please contact Eliza Zipper at the email address or phone number below.

 

QUESTIONS: Contact Eliza Zipper, Program and Critical Issues Manager, 516.741.2550 x254.

ELIGIBILITY: In exchange for this training, we ask that all participants commit to observe or help with AT LEAST 2 programs over the next 12 months.

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