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  • Day of Giving is October 31!


    Save the Date!

    Support Juliette’s Vision on October 31st!

    Girls Scouts’ founder Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Low believed in the power of every girl.  Today our girls are Go-getters, Innovators, Risk-takers, and Leaders (G.I.R.L.).  They are trying new things, growing in confidence and are changing the world!

    On Tuesday, October 31, Juliette Gordon Low’s birthday, you can help make sure every girl in Nassau County has the chance to become a G.I.R.L.

    How so? One thousand families making a gift of $10 will bring Girl Scouting to 250 girls in Nassau County who might otherwise not have that opportunity. And if 1,000 of our families increase the size of their gift to $20, they will double that number to 500 girls!

    Participate. Donate. Support.

    Help a girl become a G.I.R.L. on October 31st!

  • We are moving home!


    We’re packing up our files, books and of course, our computers and phones because we are officially moving back to 110 Ring Road! We are very excited to announce our much anticipated move back to our newly renovated Garden City Service Center. It has been a long and exciting process and everything is finally in place for us to move home.

    In order to move everything, we will have to close our office for an extended weekend. The GSNC Shop in Hicksville will close at 5:00pm on Tuesday, August 22. The Temporary Service Center in Hicksville will close 3:00pm on Wednesday, August 23 and will remain closed through Sunday, August 27. We will reopen at 9:00am on Monday, August 28 in our newly renovated Garden City Service Center.

    We thank you for your patience during this process.

  • Girl Scout CEO Donna Ceravolo Announces Retirement


    Girl Scouts of Nassau County CEO reflects on past and future of Council

    Hicksville, NY (June 9, 2017) – Girl Scouts of Nassau County announced today that CEO Donna Ceravolo plans to retire after working for the organization for over 16 years. Throughout her years, Ceravolo led over 100,000 Girl Scouts and 80,000 adult volunteers, staying ahead of the curve with respect to the issues facing today’s girls, developing and delivering programs to help girls succeed socially and in the business world. Collectively, the Council and Ceravolo designed programs to address social issues, such as bullying and cyberbullying, years ahead of it being popular news topics and strived to make science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fun and applicable to girls.

    “I have been blessed to have the best job in the world for the past 16 years,” said Ceravolo. “None of my accomplishments are my own, they are all the result of great teamwork and collaboration among our girls, volunteers, staff and the community at large.”

    Since joining the Girl Scouts of Nassau County in 2000 as CEO, Ceravolo championed several projects and initiatives that helped benefit the organization today and for the future. One in particular was the sale of an under-utilized property owned by the Girl Scouts of Nassau County, which helped to ensure the future financial stability of the Council. Ceravolo also oversaw the ongoing success of the GSNC Chorus and evolution...



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  • Operation Cookie Ships a Taste of Home to Military Troops


    Girl Scouts of Nassau County and DHL Express Unite to Send More Than 71,000 Boxes of Girl Scout Cookies® to U.S. Military Around the World

    Hicksville, NY (June 7, 2017) –Girl Scouts of Nassau County (GSNC) announced today that, through its partnership with DHL Express, it has sent more than 71,000 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies® to U.S. military personnel stationed overseas as part of the 12th annual Operation Cookie Program. To conclude the distribution, the partners recently held an event at the Museum of American Armor in Old Bethpage to mark the final shipment of Girl Scout Cookies for the 2017 season and send the last boxes overseas.

    “Since World War I, there has been a rich history of Girl Scouts taking action to bring comfort to those who have served our country. Operation Cookie continues this history of caring for our Armed Forces,” said Donna Ceravolo, Executive Director and CEO of GSNC. “Operation Cookie would not be possible without the generosity of the people of Nassau County. Their support for this initiative, along with their patriotism and caring, made Operation Cookie a success once again this year.”

    Since 2005, Operation Cookie has been made possible by the help of members of...



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  • Lifetime Membership for Graduating High School Seniors


    Our lifetime members are a cherished part of the Girl Scout family.

    A special lifetime membership, at the reduced cost of $195.00 (the non-discounted fee is $375), is offered to girls who are registered Girl Scouts at the time of their high school graduation, provided they apply for lifetime membership before their current annual membership expires.

    As a lifetime member, you will receive*:

    • a welcome letter and lifetime member certificate signed by the chair of the GSUSA National Board of Directors
    • a lifetime membership card
    • Girl Scouts bimonthly alumnae e-newsletter
    • eligibility to purchase a lifetime membership pin
    • additional benefits, like invitations to events, based on your Council affiliation

    Complete the Lifetime Membership Registration Form and submit it to Council no later than September 1, 2017. While we are currently using an online registration system, this special offer must be submitted directly to the Council office.  

    Girl Scouts of Nassau County
    110 Ring Road West
    Garden City NY 11570

    Through the generosity of a donor, limited financial assistance is available to off-set the cost of lifetime membership. Please contact GSNC Fund Development at 516.741.2550 for additional information...



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  • NEW Membership Registration and Renewal System


    Dear Girl Scout Family,

    We want to help every G.I.R.L. become the Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker and Leader that you are and that she is destined to be. This can only happen if you make renewing your daughter’s Girl Scouts membership a priority.

    Girl Scouts of Nassau County is launching a new online registration process called Volunteer Systems which will make registration easier than ever. You will be receiving two emails from GSUSA, the first will be on March 30th, the second email will follow with login instructions to create a user profile to your Member Community in Volunteer Systems. 

    We are guaranteeing your daughter’s spot in her current Troop from April 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017. After June 30, 2017, any remaining spaces in the Troop will open up to new girls. In Girl Scouts, there is room for all girls! As part of this new registration process, we are also asking Troops to open up to other girls who may be on waiting lists or new to your community. So, act now! Renew her membership early for the 2017/2018 Girl Scout Year! 

    I am excited about our new online process and ask your support and cooperation in making this aspect of the Girl Scout experience better. Please feel free to contact my team at CustomerCare@gsnc.org or 516.741.2550. 

    Sincerely,

    Donna Ceravolo Exec...



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  • GSNC is Hiring!


    Do you want to apply your work experience to making a difference in the lives of girls from behind the scenes?

    Girl Scouts of Nassau County is a great place to work.  We have a solid history and a growing future. We are the preeminent nonprofit youth organization serving girls in Nassau County. 

    But it takes great staff from a variety of backgrounds to bring it all together. We currently have positions available across several different departments, at a variety of levels of experience, and part-time or full-time hours.  If you have accounting, customer service, recruitment/sales, program or summer camp experience, we may have something for you!

    Please check out our careers page and apply for any positions that may be right for you...or refer a friend!

    Visit the GSNC Career Center for our current employment opportunities.
    (A brief registration process is required for first time users)

  • Membership Fee Increase


    At Girl Scouts, we are always thinking about the future and how we can best prepare the next generation of girls to take the lead every day. Our Movement has a rich history of forward thinking and innovation—and now in our second century, as we advance the Girl Scout mission of building girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place, it continues to be important that we keep pace with an ever-changing world.    

    As the first and largest girl-led organization in the world, we continue to evolve our unique leadership program and implement new technologies and ways of work to enhance the Girl Scout experience for girls, volunteers, and parents. To ensure we have the resources to support this work, the National Board of Girl Scouts of the USA made the decision to increase the annual membership fee to $25 for both girl and adult members beginning with the 2018 membership registration year. Every dollar of this membership fee is sent directly to Girl Scouts of the USA to cover the cost of fundamental services supporting the Girl Scout movement including; accident insurance for members participating in Girl Scout approved activities, research, building programs for girls in the areas of STEM, entrepreneurship, outdoor, and life skills. GSNC will continue to charge an additional $15 council service fee for girls. This brings the total cost to $40 per girl.      

    Our Council, along with many others across...



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  • Girl Scouts of Nassau County Celebrate National Cookie Weekend


    The Girl Scouts of Nassau County (GSNC), which officially kicked off its 100th year of Girl Scouts selling cookies in January, will be celebrating National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend, from Friday, February 24 to Sunday, February 26, 2017. During the three day event, Girl Scouts will host booth sales throughout Nassau County and use digital and social media skills to spread the word about where to buy Girl Scout Cookies®. Over the past century, Troops have learned five valuable skills needed in both life and business: goal setting, decision making, money management, business ethics, and people skills.

    Designed by Girl Scouts of the USA, National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend serves to encourage members throughout the country to take part in the largest entrepreneurial program Girl Scouting offers and for Nassau County Residents to support Girl Scouts by purchasing cookies.

    “Girl Scout Cookie Weekend is the Girl Scouts’ big push to remind their communities that Girl Scout Cookies® are for sale but for a limited time,” said Donna Ceravolo, Executive Director/CEO of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County. This is a crucial time for our girls to get out and, not only encourage neighbors, friends and family to purchase cookies to support their sales goals but gain the valuable hands-on entrepreneurial skills they will carry with them for years to come.”

    Community members may also purchase cookies from Girl Scouts in Nassau County to be donated to our military heroes.&n...



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  • Girl Scouts of Nassau County Celebrate a Century of Selling Cookies With S’mores!


    The 2017 Cookie Season Marks the 100th Year of Girl Scouts Selling Cookies

    The Girl Scouts of Nassau County (GSNC) have officially kicked off its 100th year of Girl Scouts selling cookies on January 3, 2017. In commemoration of this special anniversary, the cookie selection will be headlined by a new Girl Scout S’mores Cookie. Over the past century, Troops have learned the five skills needed in both life and business: goal setting, decision making, money management, business ethics, and people skills.

    “This year we are not only celebrating the return of everyone’s favorite Girl Scout cookies, but also the hundredth year of a program that has allowed girls to gain skills they can take with them for years to come,” said Donna Ceravolo, Executive Director of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County, Inc. “Now, with a brand new Girl Scout S’mores Cookie, we are really honoring past traditions while adding something new to our program for all of our girls and their loyal customers to get excited about and enjoy. We look forward to watching how this centennial class of Girl Scouts become leaders and how all of Nassau County celebrates this new season and milestone.”

    The new Girl Scout S’mores™ Cookie pays homage to a beloved Girl Scout tradition of combining roasted marshmallows and chocolate in a graham cracker sandwich over a campfire, first documented in an issue of Girl Scout Leader magazine in the...



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  • Announcing the newest Girl Scout Cookie flavor –Girl Scout S’mores.


    In honor of 100 years of Girl Scouts selling cookies, we are proud to introduce the newest Girl Scout Cookie flavor –Girl Scout S’mores.

    Girl Scouts of Nassau County will offer a s’mores-inspired crunchy graham sandwich cookie with creamy chocolate and marshmallowy filling. This s’mores-inspired cookie made with specialty ingredients was created with emerging consumer trends in mind. It contains no artificial flavors or colors, high fructose corn syrup, or hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated oils. This newly introduced cookie is the first of its kind for Girl Scouts. Like other similar consumer products, the cookie could be priced higher than other Girl Scout Cookies, reflecting the cost of production.

    The tradition of making and enjoying s’mores in the outdoors was popularized by Girl Scouts as early as the 1920s. The organization was one of the first to publish the iconic recipe under the name “Some More” in a 1925 issue of Girl Scout Leader magazine and, then, as “somemores” in an official 1927 Girl Scout publication. The popular s’mores recipe is just one component of Girl Scouts’ longstanding commitment to the outdoors, a cornerstone of the organization that plays a vital role in girls’ leadership development. According to the Girl Scout Research Institute (GSRI) More Than S’mores report, there is a clear connection between outdoor experiences and girls' understanding of their leadership potential. Girls who spend time outdoors through Girl Scouts e...



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  • GSNC to Temporarily Relocate First Week of July


    Garden City, NY (June 22, 2016) – The Girl Scouts of Nassau County (GSNC) will spend its final week in its longtime facility located at 110 Ring Road, Garden City N.Y., while preparing to undergo extensive renovations. The move, scheduled for the first week of July, will provide the GSNC corporate offices, Cookie Cupboard and Girl Scout Shop with a short-term home in Hicksville, N.Y.

    “This transition into our new temporary office in Hicksville would not be possible without the understanding and support we have received from everyone who is part of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County,” stated Donna Ceravolo, Executive Director, Girl Scouts of Nassau County. “We have been in our current headquarters for more than 50 years, and we are so excited for the much-needed renovations that will help us better serve the 23,000 Girl Scouts members.”

    The planned renovations will be executed by design firm Danita Otruba Architect of Westbury, N.Y., and are anticipated to be completed summer 2017.

    The headquarters will receive much-needed structural updates including a new roof, windows and insulation which will provide overall cost savings on utilities, security and technology system renovations. Additionally, the interior will undergo several cosmetic changes, including updates to the kitchen area, a redesign of the existing Girl Scout Shop, a new Volunteer Resource Center and a showcase for the council’s “Living History” collection of Girl Scout uniforms and treasures...



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  • Girl Scouts of Nassau County Temporarily Relocate Headquarters


    Garden City, NY (May 17, 2016) – The Girl Scouts of Nassau County (GSNC) will be moving into a temporary headquarters in Hicksville, N.Y., while their longtime facility located at 110 Ring Road, Garden City N.Y., undergoes extensive renovations. The move, scheduled for July 1, 2016, will provide the GSNC corporate offices, Cookie Cupboard and Girl Scout Shop with a short-term home while the regional Girl Scouts council headquarters undergoes a complete overhaul.

    “We are very grateful to everyone who is part of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County for being understanding and supportive as we transition to our new temporary office in Hicksville,” stated Donna Ceravolo, Executive Director, Girl Scouts of Nassau County. “After more than 50 years, our building is in need of several updates, which will help us better serve the 23,000 Girl Scouts member.”

    The planned renovations will be executed by design firm Danita Otruba Architect of Westbury, N.Y., and are anticipated to be completed summer 2017.

    The headquarters will receive much-needed structural updates including a new roof, windows and insulation which will provide overall cost savings on utilities, security and technology system renovations. Additionally, the interior will undergo several cosmetic changes, including updates to the kitchen area, a redesign of the existing Girl Scout Shop, a new Volunteer Resource Center and a showcase for the council’s “Living History” collection of Girl Scout uniforms an...



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