About the Volunteer Resource Center
The Volunteer Resource Center located in our Service Center at Girl Scouts of Nassau County is filled withBadge and Journey kits, browsing files, and program materials to help make your Troop meetings fun! Here is a glimpse of what the VRC 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.
Volunteer Resource Center Hours
Thursday: 9am-8pm (excluding July, Aug.)
September- November - First Saturday of the Month 10:00am - 1:00pm
March - May - First Saturday of the Month 10:00am - 1:00pm
Closed Saturdays - December- February and June - August
Materials for Loan
The Volunteer Resource Center has materials for loan. flags, candle logs for ceremonies, and an assortment of resource boxes with ready-to-use materials.
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 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.