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  • Fall Product Sale is here!

    Girl Scouts have multiple opportunities to build their confidence and gain critical skills, but the Girl Scout Fall Product Sale Program is unique. By participating in the Fall Product Sale, Girl Scouts learn the challenges of running a business and how to succeed at a young age. Through determination, goal-setting, and positivity, Girl Scouts acquire invaluable skills that lay the groundwork for academic and professional success, and help girls unlock their true potential! The Fall Product Sale Program is an opportunity not to be missed.

    Sales will run from October 1 - October 31, with online sales extending through November 30.

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  • Leap into Leadership Celebrates Girls who Want to Change the World

    Girl Scouts is helping young girls across the country by providing them the tools they need to reach their fullest potential, helping them build leadership skills and giving them a safe environment to explore issues facd by young people around the world.

    On September 19, 2015, seven teenage Girl Scouts co-planned and co-hosted Leap into Leadership, a first-of-its-kind conference for girls who want to change the world. The conference took place at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry and gave 100 girls from the Hudson Valley in 9th – 12th grade the opportunity to explore issues that affect the world we live in. Sessions on issues such as violence, education, peer pressure, self-confidence, bullying, and gender equality were co-run by our team of Girl Scout ambassadors and local community professionals. 

    • Self-Image / Body Confidence: Jennie Runk; American plus-sized model most notably appearing in H&M's swimwear campaign
    • Education: Carolina Hernandez; Step up to STEM Grant Coordinator at Mercy College; Served as Peace Corp Volunteer in Benin, West Africa.
    • Gender Equality: Margaret Inge; Workforce Training Director at the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce
    • Peer Pressure / Teen Violence: Shannon Wong; Orange County Legislator; previous Legislative Director at YWCA with a focus on community safety, domestic violence, child abuse, and harassment

    The day was highlighted by a keynote speech from Urjasi...

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  • Congratulations to Our 2015 Gold Award Recipients

    127 Girl Scouts in the Hudson Valley earned the prestigious Girl Scout Gold Award this past year, the highest national award a Girl Scout can earn. In earning the award, these young women demonstrated outstanding leadership, organizational and networking skills. A special ceremony was held at the Poughkeepsie Grand on Sunday, March 7th to honor these Gold Award recipients.    

    “I have learned that the impossible is possible when you have a goal or dream, and with the support of leaders and sister Girl Scouts, you can be successful in your aspirations,” shares one Gold Award recipient. “Going for my Gold Award not only taught me to be a good leader but also about teamwork, responsibility, communication, going out of my comfort zone, and welcoming any challenges,” shared another.

    It’s not easy to earn Girl Scouting’s highest leadership award. There is no shortcut; completing the award’s multiple requirements takes several years to complete, and the final requirement is a significant service project with lasting impact. The Girl Scout Gold Award is a nationally recognized symbol of leadership, and recipients are given greater consideration for acceptance and scholarships to top colleges and universities and advanced military service ranking.  The 127 Girl Scouts from the Lower Hudson Valley region who earned their Gold Award this year, represent 21% of eligible girls, which far exceeds the national average. 


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  • Moving at the Speed of Girls Rally

01 Sept 2015
Attention all Leaders, Assistant Leaders & Volunteers

 In partnership with GSUSA, we are launching a new digital resource called the Volunteer Toolkit, which you can access across devices- including your smart phone, tablet or computer. 
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