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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
Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey
201 Grove Street, East
Westfield, NJ 07090



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

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)

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. 

Nut, Candy & Magazine Sale Program

2014 Fall Product Sale Program - Dive in! Be Active!


The opportunity to participate in the Nut, Candy and Magazine Saleprogram goes beyond the enjoyment of some great products. The Girl Scout FallProduct Sale empowers girls with the strength, abilities, and drive thatthey’ll need to become accomplished women who benefit themselves, their family,and the world.? It also provides a great opportunity for girls to earn fun andvaluable rewards and Troops to earn startup funds to support Girl Scoutactivities. Girls sell quality nut and candy items developed specifically forGirl Scouts by Ashdon Farms, as well as a selection of hundreds of popularmagazine subscriptions at competitive prices.


Important Program Dates

Order Taking - October 3-26

All Orders and Money Due to Troop - October 27

Nut/Candy Delivered to SU Delivery Site- November 18-22

Nut/Candy Booth Sale Weekend - November 21-24

Re-orders Due - November 25

Re-orders Pick Up - December 15-19


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