Largest youth-serving agency on Long Island, serving more than 30,000
girls and 5,000 adult volunteers. One of every four girls in grades
K through 12 in Suffolk County is a Girl Scout.
Girl Scouts of Suffolk County is a not-for-profit corporation
governed by a board of directors and administered by President &
CEO. The council has a staff of more than 90 employees and a dedicated
force of more than 7,000 adult volunteers.
Girl Scouts of Suffolk County builds girls of courage, confidence and
character who make the world a better place.
The Council serves more than 40,000 girls between the ages of 5 and
17 (kindergarten through 12th grade).Girls can participate as members
of troops that meet weekly, through group activities such as
sports/workshops/training sessions, or as independent members in
activities such as camping and sports without joining a troop.
Levels of Girl Scouting are Daisy (grades K-1), Brownie (grades
2-3), Junior (grades 4-5), Cadette (grades 6-8), Senior (grades 9-10)
and Ambassador (grades 11-12). Worldwide, more than 3 million girls
are Girl Scouts.
More than 7,000 adult volunteers in Suffolk dedicate their time and
expertise as troop leaders, board members, and other key positions
within the agency. Girl Scout volunteers are a diverse, dedicated and
energetic group of women and men from many different backgrounds and
walks of life.
All Girl Scout facilities serve as training and program centers,
hosting Girl Scout activities, workshops, events and meetings. All
facilities are home to a Girl Scout Shoppe, which offers patches,
badges, uniforms, books, accessories, and boutique gift items.
GSSC operates two year-round Girl Scout camps, both accredited by the
America Camping Association (ACA). In addition to traditional camping,
both camps offer day care during school vacations and special spa-like
camping weekends at Camp Getaway.
Camp Edey, Bayport • (631) 543-6622
A 95-acre natural preserve on a chain of freshwater lakes that
offers girls-only camping opportunities. Home to the Juliette Low
Friendship Center, a state-of-the-art dining and program facility.
Camp Sobaco, Yaphank • (631) 543-6622
A 34-acre stretch of pine barrens on the Carmans River that
offers co-ed day camp for the working family, a year-round
Environmental Education Center, and is home to Discovery World STEM Center
442 Moreland Road, Commack, NY 11725
543-6622 • Fax: (631) 543-9005
From the East: The Commack Main Office is located just off
Exit 53 of the Long Island Expressway. Follow signs to Wicks Road.
Make a left onto Motor Parkway. The first right is Moreland Road.
The Commack Main Office is the second building on the left.
From the West: Take Exit 53 off the Long Island
Expressway and follow signs to Wicks Road. Make a left at the
traffic light off the exit ramp onto Wicks Road. Wicks Road becomes
Moreland Road once you cross over Motor Parkway. The Commack Main
Office is the second building on the left.
East End Office
854 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
Phone: (631) 543-6622
From the East or West: Take the Long Island Expressway to
exit 72. Follow signs for Route 25 East (which becomes Main Street.)
Pass Tanger Mall on the left and proceed approx. 4-5 miles through
Main Street. Pass the Atlantis Aquarium on the right, and continue
heading east, crossing over the railroad tracks. The East End
Riverhead Office is on the left, opposite the Millbrook Office
Complex. The parking lot is located in the rear of the
Welcome Center, Camp Edey
1500 Lakeview Avenue, Bayport, NY 11705
Phone: (631) 543-6622
From the East or West: Take the Long Island
Expressway to Exit 62 South, Nicolls Road. Take Nicolls Road South
to the end to Montauk Highway. Turn right onto Montauk Highway. Go
west approx. one mile to Lakeview Avenue. Turn right on Lakeview
Avenue (look for a yellow sign that reads "Venero
Motors.") Proceed straight on Lakeview Avenue toward Camp Edey.
The Juliette Low Friendship Center is on the left. The Betty Jane
Horowitz Welcome Center is on the right side of the parking lot at
the end of Lakeview Avenue.
Camp Sobaco & Discovery World STEM Center
German Blvd., Yaphank, NY 11980
Phone: (631) 543-6622
From the East: Take the Long Island Expressway to Exit
66. Turn right onto Sills Road. Proceed to the second traffic light,
Mill Road. Make a left onto Mill Road. Make the first right onto
German Blvd. Make first two possible left turns, staying on German
Blvd. Follow unpaved road to parking lot.
From the West: Take the Long Island Expressway to Exit
66 (Sills Road.) At the light off the exit ramp, make a left onto
Sills Road. Proceed to third traffic light, and make a left onto
Mill Road. Make the first right onto German Blvd. Make first two
possible left turns. Follow unpaved road to parking lot.