The girls started the day discussing what it means to “make.” Ideas ranged from inventing to imaging to problem solving. Then we posed a very simple problem to them – cell phones at the beach. They then began to list problems associated with cell phones at the beach which ran the gamut from getting wet […]

Name: Debbie McGahan Camp Position: Director at The OVAL Tell us a little about yourself: Hi, I’m Debbie. I’m the parent of three children, who all spent their summers at camp. I have been involved in Girl Scouts as a Scout, Leader, and Outdoor Consultant over the years. I have a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. […]

Name: Liz Nason Camp Position: Camp Director Tell us a little about yourself:  I recently relocated to NJ after living in the DC area for almost 20 years. I’m a Mom to 3 kids: ages 7, 3 and 1! How long have you been involved with GSHNJ camps?  I’ve been involved with GSHNJ camps since the […]

Name: Deb Hooker Camp Position: Camp Director and Property Manger – Camp Hoover Tell us a little about yourself:  In addition to being involved with Camp Hoover, I am a 6th grade math teacher in Byram, NJ. I have been teaching for 25 years and love working with middle school students. Math is my favorite […]

Name: Kate Grenci Camp Position: Assistant Director, Camp Lou Henry Hoover Tell us a little about yourself:  I was born and raised in New Jersey and grew up in Washington Rock Girl Scout Council. I consider myself a lifelong Scout and camp is most definitely in my blood. I started working at Hoover as soon […]

On April 1st, girls from GSHNJ joined their sister Girl Scouts from the three other New Jersey councils for an all-day program presented by the Center for American Women and Politics.

Every year, Junior Troop #40136 and Cadette Troop #40538 run an event in town called the Mitten Tree, where the scouts bring ornaments they make and hang on trees.