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Gold Award Girl Scout: Lucy L.

Open to girls in high school only, the Girl Scout Gold Award is the most prestigious award in the world for girls (and the most difficult to earn), and it’s available exclusively to Girl Scouts. When you earn the Gold Award, you can tackle the issues most important to you. Gold Award Girl Scouts are inspiring leaders […]

Gold Award Girl Scout: Amanda O.

Open to girls in high school only, the Girl Scout Gold Award is the most prestigious award in the world for girls (and the most difficult to earn), and it’s available exclusively to Girl Scouts. When you earn the Gold Award, you can tackle the issues most important to you. Gold Award Girl Scouts are inspiring leaders who are working on a […]

Getting Outside | Media G.I.R.L. Coverage

Getting Outside By Stefania I. and Ka’niyah R. The outdoors is a big part of life, and every girl should have a chance to go out in nature. Getting outside gives girls a new experience, and could even change their life. We talked to many volunteers and staff about the Girl Scouts at GSHNJ’s Annual […]

Gold Award Girl Scout: Jill Z.

Open to girls in high school only, the Girl Scout Gold Award is the most prestigious award in the world for girls (and the most difficult to earn), and it’s available exclusively to Girl Scouts. When you earn the Gold Award, you can tackle the issues most important to you. Gold Award Girl Scouts are inspiring leaders who are working on a […]

Natasha Hemmings Named CEO of Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey

On International Women’s Day, we are excited to share the appointment of longtime advocate of girl empowerment and Girl Scouting, Natasha Hemmings, to Chief Executive Officer of Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey. Hemmings will take the GSHNJ helm on April 9. Hemmings, who holds a Masters in Public Administration from Rutgers University, brings 17 […]

Girl Scouts Tour Glen Ridge Police Department

Recently, a Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey troop got the chance to tour of the Glen Ridge Police Department to learn more about women in law enforcement and what it takes to do a little detective work!

Girls CAN Make a Difference

GSHNJ is partnering with Hofstra University to support the creation of this year’s City of Dreams Pavilion on Governors Island. This summer’s pavilion is being designed and created by innovators at New Jersey’s Grounds for Sculpture, and is to be made from aluminum — 300,000 aluminum beverage cans, to be exact.