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North Plainfield Girl Scouts



Welcome to the North Plainfield Girl Scout Service Unit!  

We are part of Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey council
which serves
Hudson, Union, Essex, Somerset, Warren, Hunterdon and parts of Middlesex counties.

 

 

The North Plainfield Girl Scout Community is serviced by our Central Service Center.
For more information, please contact:


Lourdes Hernandez, Senior Field Executive
Telephone: 908-518-4422
Email:
LHernandez@gshnj.org
Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey
201 Grove Street, East
Westfield, NJ 07090
www.gshnj.org

 

 

Who can be a Girl Scout?


Girl Scouting is open to all girls ages 5-17 regardless of race, creed, nationality or economic status.

Girl Scouting offers one continuous program with six different age levels:

·         Daisy - grades K-1

·         Brownie - grades 2-3

·         Junior - grades 4-5

·         Cadette - grades 6-7-8

·         Senior - grades 9-10

·         Ambassador - grades 11-12

For more information on becoming a Girl Scout in North Plainfield, please contact Lourdes Hernandez at 908-518-4422 or lhernandez@gshnj.org

Volunteer Today!


Benefits of Becoming a Girl Scout Volunteer

  • Advocate for girls
  • Attend/plan events
  • Participate socially with other dedicated volunteers
  • Learn a new skill
  • Stay informed on youth development
  • Attend events and connect with other adults/parents
  • You select and shape your level of participation to suit your schedule and lifestyle. Fit your interests, skills, and life experience to the volunteer opportunities available at Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey.

Short-term Volunteer Opportunities

  • Chaperone an event or trip
  • Attend an event or trip as a First Aid certified chaperone
  • Train girls or adults in First Aid
  • Teach a skill/share a hobby
  • Deliver a workshop
  • Coordinate an event

Long-Term Volunteer Opportunities

  • Troop Leader/Adviser to girls - learn more
  • Trainer of adults
  • Board Member
  • Community Organizer - help girls and volunteers join
  • Treasurer
  • Registrar
  • Service Unit Team Member - working with adults (Administrative)

The Girl Scout Cookie Program is the largest girl-led business and financial literacy program in the country. The Girl Scout Cookie Program provides girls with far more than monetary success.

 

This unique leadership experience helps girls develop five essential skills:

  • Business Ethics
  • Decision Making
  • Goal Setting
  • People Skills
  • Money Management

 

Visit www.girlscoutcookies.org for more information about the Girl Scout Cookie Program!

Mark Your Calendars! Cookie Program Sale 2014

 

Orders                         Jan. 27 - Feb. 21

Goal Getter Starts        Feb. 22

Booth Sales                 Mar. 21 - Apr. 13

Delivery                       Mar. 17 – 26


When a girl says, "I can't wait to," you know that what's coming next is something she's excited about. Whether she's talking about tomorrow's field trip or the big game next Saturday, that wide-eyed anticipation is one of the best parts of childhood.