About the Resource Room
The Resource Room located in our Service Center at Girl Scouts of Nassau County is filled with books, browsing files, and program materials to help make your Troop meetings fun! Here is a glimpse of what the Resource Room has to offer. Take a look at the Materials for Loan, ideas for Ceremonies, Crafts, Games/Activities, SWAPS, Council Patch Programs & Earned Grade-Level Awards, Monthly Tips and view a list of some books on the Resource Room Bookshelf. Share this information with your Girl Scout Troop. Be creative and flexible. The girls will have fun and you will, too!
For more information, visit the Resource Room or contact Diane Seekamp, Program Resources Coordinator at 516.741.2550, ext. 244, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Resource Room Hours
Thursday: 9am-8pm (excluding July, Aug.)
First Saturday of the Month: 10am-1pm (excluding July, Aug., Sept.)
Materials for Loan
The Resource Room has a wide range of materials for loan. You will find music (audiocassettes/CD's), flags, candle logs for ceremonies, an assortment of resource boxes with ready-to-use materials, flannelgraph (flannel board) activities, games, sports/ fun equipment and more!
Ceremonies are part of our Girl Scout tradition. They recognize accomplishments and reinforce the values of the Girl Scout Promise and Law. Ceremonies are held for Investiture, Rededication, Bridging and on special days in the Girl Scout year.
Games are a great way for your girls to interact and have fun. Click below for an icebreaker (getting to know you game) and other games/activities relating to the Girl Scout Promise, the Girl Scout Law, and the life of Juliette Low.
SWAPS (" Special Whatchamacallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere"or" Shared With A Pal") are small hand made tokens of friendship that Girl Scouts exchange with each other. They are fun to make and collect. Click below for more information and directions to make SWAPS with your Troop.
Patch Programs & Earned Grade-Level Awards
GSNC has Council Patch Programs and Earned Grade-Level Awards to add to your Girl Scout Program activities. The requirements can be downloaded or requested from the Resource Room. Patches (worn on the back of the sash/vest) and Earned Grade-Level Awards (worn on the front of the sash/vest) are purchased in the Girl Scout Shop, unless otherwise noted.
The Resource Room has a sizeable collection of books for either research or loan. They cover a variety of subjects including Arts & Crafts, Camping, Character & Service, Games, Girl Scout History, International, WAGGGS and more. Here are just a few of the books available. This list includes leader and girl favorites, plus new additions to our Resource Room collection.
The Resource Room's Monthly Tips lets you know what is going on in the Girl Scouting World each month! It will help your Troop plan their Girl Scout meetings, providing you with important Girl Scout dates, ceremonies, and activities to remember during the Girl Scout Year.