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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 toall girls ages 5-17 regardless of race, creed, nationality or socio-economicstatus. To join Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey, you must live or attend schoolwithin the Heart of New Jersey Service Area.  If you donot live within this area, check your phone book or GSUSA's Council Finder foryour local council.

Girl Scouting offersone 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. 

Girl Scout Cookie Program!

TheGirl Scout Cookie Program is the largest girl-led business and financialliteracy program in the country. The Girl Scout Cookie Program provides girlswith far more than monetary success.


Thisunique leadership experience helps girls develop five essential skills:

Business Ethics

Decision Making

Goal Setting

People Skills

Money Management


Important Dates:


Initial Sale: February 2 - March 1

Goal Getter: March 2 - April 26

Booth Sales: March 21 - April 26


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