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Need Help Planning Your Troop Year? Start with Your Girl Scouts! | Blog

25 Oct 2022

Need Help Planning Your Troop Year? Start with Your Girl Scouts... Temperatures dip, leaves take on new vibrant hues and here in Suffolk County we know it’s time for Fall. It’s time to make new friends and keep the old; it’s time for Girl Scouts! During Back-to-Troop season, Leaders and Girl Scouts begin planning activities and setting goals for the year. It’s the time to establish expectations with Girl Scouts and their families. It’s time to kick into gear for the upcoming troop year!

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Are You Ready to Explore the Outdoors with GSSC’s Trailblazers? | Blog

30 Sep 2022

Hey there, Teen Outdoor Aficionados! This one is for you. Girl Scouts of Suffolk County’s Trailblazer Program takes your love for adventure to new heights. As a Trailblazer, you will improve your skills and help accelerate your outdoor stewardship.

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The Girl Scout Gold Award

10 Jun 2022

The Gold Award is the highest achievement in Girl Scouting and the preeminent leadership award. A Gold Award Girl Scout, no matter her background or ability, learns to tap into the world-changing power within her. During the school year 2021-2022, Girl Scouts of Suffolk County (GSSC) had 57 girls in total that earned their Gold Award. Ready to learn more about the Gold Award and our amazing Gold Award Girl Scout Class? Let’s shed some light on these remarkable young women....

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Meet GSSC's Media Girls!

20 May 2022

Girl Scouts of Suffolk County (GSSC) is excited to launch a new older girl program for Juniors and above, who love Girl Scouts and aren’t afraid to be in front of the camera. Our media girls will create videos, interview with local media, and develop their public speaking and photography skills. Get to know GSSC’s 2022-2023 Media Girls as they share a little bit about themselves...

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How My Love for Girl Scouts Led Me To Become a Lifetime Member

06 May 2022

There are so many reasons to be a Girl Scout. Girl Scouts promotes courage, confidence, and character and helps girls meet new friends and gain new experiences. In Girl Scouts, girls learn leadership, social, and entrepreneurial skills to help them dream big and succeed. Girl Scouts support their community and do lasting take actions projects that make a difference. Girl Scouts can change the world. But graduating from high school and turning 18 doesn’t mean an end to the adventures.

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What It Means to Be a Girl Scout Leader

22 Apr 2022

Taking on the part of "role model" is courageous...and it's what Girl Scout troop leaders are ready to embrace! There's nothing like seeing your girls' eyes light up when they try something new, or their smiles when they realize they're not afraid of a challenge. There are so many reasons that volunteers step up and support girls as they grow into the strong leaders they were meant to be. Here are the reasons and benefits to being a Girl Scout Leader...

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More Than S’mores—Why Girl Scout Summer Camp Makes A Difference

05 Apr 2022

Summer camp registration has begun here at GSSC, and we are excited to provide awesome opportunities and activities for your Girl Scout this summer! Whether she is exploring the outdoors on a tour of our hiking trails, cooling off in our two large pools, or focusing her skills on the archery range, Camp Edey is a great place to start her adventure.

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Women’s History Month is HERE & We’ve Got Reasons to Celebrate!

18 Mar 2022

Did you know Women’s History Month started as “Women’s History Week,” a local celebration in Santa Rosa, California? Organizers from the Education Task Force of the Sonoma County Commission on the Status of Women planned and executed a “Women’s History Week” celebration in 1978. They planned the celebration to include March 8, to correspond with International Women’s Day. By the following year, Women’s History Week was honored in communities all across the country

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Girl Scouts Know How to Show the Love

28 Feb 2022

Did you know that there are 8 different kinds of love? In Ancient Greece they had 8 words for the many types of love we experience in our lifetime. February naturally makes people think about romantic love, or “eros”. But there’s also ‘philia’ for deep friendship love, ‘storge’ for the familiar love between parents and children or childhood friends, and ‘philautia’ or “self-love”.

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Top 5 Things I Wish I Knew For My First Girl Scout Cookie Season

25 Jan 2022

1. It’s Bigger than just Booths  There are numerous ways to participate in the Girl Scout Cookie Program.  When you think about Girl Scout Cookies, you typically think about door-to-door sales or troops at supermarket entrances. But the Girl Scout Cookie Program has hit the 21st century and the possibilities are almost endless. 

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Girl Scout Eleanora Alloway Awarded USA Gold Award Scholarship | Smithtown Matters

07 Aug 2022

Local Southold Teen Receives the Girl Scouts of the USA Gold Award Scholarship. Member of the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County Selected to Earn National Scholarship Award.

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GSSC's Girl Fest | News12

12 Jun 2022

Girl Fest is Back in Action! Check out this clip from News 12 featuring highlights from this exciting day at Girl Scouts of Suffolk County’s Camp Edey. The event celebrated girl power and showed Girl Scouts can do anything!

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GSSC's Gold Award Ceremony & Dinner | News12

03 Jun 2022

GSSC was featured on News 12 to celebrate the Gold Award Girl Scout Class of 2022. The Gold Award Dinner is an annual event that shines light on the amazing girls who have earned highest award in Girl Scouts.

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Girl Scouts of Suffolk County March in Local Community Memorial Day Parades

02 Jun 2022

View photos of our Girl Scouts participating in local Memorial Day parades and commemorative events.

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Older Scouts bring wisdom, commitment to organizations | Newsday

08 Apr 2022

In 1997, Celeste Davis of Amityville, then 40, became a Girl Scout leader when her daughter joined the Daisy troop, the initial level of Girl Scouts. “When I was a Girl Scout, my mother was not able to be a Girl Scout leader,” said the administrative clerk. “I wanted to do it for my daughters.” As her daughter advanced through the Scouting ranks, Davis’ younger daughter also enrolled. The elder Davis stayed put...

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Gurwin Residents Receive Valentine's Day Cards From Girl Scouts | Patch

16 Feb 2022

Residents of the Commack nursing home received cards with inspirational words, kind thoughts and heartfelt wishes.

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Miller Place teen enlists tech firms to narrow gender gap in coding | Newsday

24 Jan 2022

A 15-year-old Miller Place computer whiz is striving to expand coding opportunities for girls with the help of some major tech companies.

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Smart Cookies! How Girl Scouts Develops Entrepreneurs | Newsday

09 Jan 2022

A Recipe for Success: Entrepreneurs say Girl Scouting prepared them to be their own boss.

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Girl Scouts in Nassau and Suffolk Counties Earn Gold Award Scholarships for Tackling Important Issues in their Communities

25 Oct 2021

Girl Scouts Mary Fernandez and Sofia Haskelson earned a national scholarship for contributing to a lasting change regarding consent and sight.

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How Girl Scouts Can Support Ukraine

25 Mar 2022

GSUSA fundraising restrictions have been lifted by the GSUSA Board of Directors through Friday, September 30, 2022 to enable Girl Scouts to raise money in support of our sister Girl Guides and their volunteers and families who are being impacted by the war in Ukraine. Please note that this is a voluntary activity. Learn more how you can help.

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Girl Scouts of Suffolk County Appoint Tammy Severino as New President & CEO

15 Feb 2022

Exciting Announcement Lays the Groundwork for Long Term Growth and New Vision for Socially, Emotionally and Academically Empowering Programs for Girls Throughout Suffolk County

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