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  • Ready, Set, Change Lives! Become a volunteer today

    Help her unleash her inner leader. Check out ways to volunteer. As a volunteer, you’ll introduce girls to new experiences that show them they’re capable of more than they ever imagined. They’ll each find their inner G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-Taker, Leader)™ after all! You’ll be their cheerleader, guide, and mentor, helping them develop essential life skills and confidence that will last a lifetime. Imagine the excitement, the impact, the memories made—those are the moments you’ll share at Girl Scouts. Volunteer today.

  • We Need YOU! Lead a summer Girl Scout Sampler Series!

    You get the power of Girl Scouts. You know that the skills you gained in scouting helped you get to where you are today. Share that power with girls this summer and lead a sampler series!

    This series will introduce girls in grades K-5 to the world of Girl Scouts and show parents the impact scouting can have on their daughters. Parents will leave the series ready to get involved and lead the fun in the fall. Who better than you, someone who understands what it takes to be a leader, to tell our Girl Scout story?

    GSEP staff will provide a training on the program and offer you support. Each four-session series can be completed in as little as five hours and, bonus, you'll receive a free, exclusive G.I.R.L. branded metallic shirt. (We've gotta have you leading in style!)

    To learn more about this opportunity and to sign up, email Lilybeth Lugo at

    You must be a currently registered and cleared member of GSEP. To learn more about registering and obtaining clearances, click here.

    With your help, we can introduce Girl Scouts to more girls and strengthen our network of powerful women making the world a better place.  



  • Congratulations, Sylvia Acevedo!

    Have you heard the exciting news?

    After a nationwide search, the National Board of Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) named interim leader Sylvia Acevedo the permanent Chief Executive Officer (CEO)!

    From rocket scientist to CEO, Sylvia is an inspiring role model for girls. A lifelong Girl Scout, she held the title of interim CEO since June 2016. She is a persistent champion of girls' causes, and we know that with her leading the way the future is bright for Girl Scouts.

    Sylvia is a familiar face to GSEP! We were honored to host Sylvia, Kathy Hopinkah Hannan, GSUSA Board President, and CEOs and Board Chairs from more than 100 councils at the National Board Chair and CEO Retreat in Philadelphia last fall. Sylvia met some of GSEP's Girl Scouts and even helped a troop complete a STEM project.

    GSEP's CEO, Kim E. Fraites-Dow, was at GSUSA headquarters this week for the big announcement!

    Please join us in congratulating Sylvia, the ultimate G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader) on her new role as CEO of GSUSA.  

    To learn more about Sylvia, visit the GSUSA blog.

  • Are you ready for the Trefoil Fitness Challenge?

    Lace up your sneakers, it’s time for a challenge. Trefoil Challenge that is! GSEP is hosting three adventure races this year, and we want you to join us.

    Part One, the Tough Cookie Adventure Race, will be on Saturday, September 9, at Camp Laughing Waters. All children, ages 5 and older, can participate. And make sure you tell your friends. Grab your parents and siblings too! Get a taste for adventure racing by taking to the trails of Camp Laughing Waters with your team. Using a map to navigate your way from point to point, everyone will be challenged to a fun course full of obstacles. Stay for the day and experience what Girl Scout camp is all about! Looking for the full camp experience? Stay at camp the night before! 

    Learn more and register now! 

  • Meet Our New Website

    We've got a shiny new website! The new and improved site has many features that will make it easier for you to find what you're looking for and learn about what's going on at GSEP.  

    Here are a few things you need to know about the site:

    • The website is part of GSEP's Customer Engagement Initiative (CEI). We're now on the same platform as other councils across the country and will have a consistent look and feel with the Girl Scout brand. 
    • It's way easier now to find the forms and documents you need. You can search by a word or phrase for specific forms, or browse using our form categories.
    • We've got a new calendar! Browse events by grade level and/or category (alumnae, badge earning, camp, etc). Event categories are also color coded and searchable.
    • The best is yet to come. We'll be adding awesome resources, like the Volunteer Toolkit, to the website soon. The Volunteer Toolkit (or VTK as the cool kids call it) is an online resource to help volunteers plan meetings, and it will help parents learn more about all the fun activities their girls are doing. 

    We hope you like the new website! 

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  • Join us at Adult Camping Weekend this Summer

    Thank you to Cricket Wireless for sponorsing Adult Camping Weekend! 

    Friday, August 18 through Sunday, August 20, 2017 at Camp Laughing Waters in Gilbertsville, PA

    Whether you want to enjoy a relaxing weekend with friends, build memories at Girl Scout camp or want to get back in touch with old friends or make new ones, GSEP Alumnae Association’s Adult Camping Weekend (ACW) is the weekend for you!


    • Swimming and smoothies by the pool
    • Silent auction fundraiser
    • Outdoor sports and games
    • Canoeing on a nearby lake
    • Creative crafts
    • Sing-a-longs and s’mores by the campfire
    • Traditional Girl Scout ceremonies
    • Flush toilets and showers throughout camp

    Scroll down to register for Adult Camping Weekend or download the form. Please mail forms to:

    Attn: Carin Johnson
    330 Manor Rd. Miquon, PA 19444

    For more information please contact Carin Johnson by email or by phone: 267.308.5118.

    50% of the registration fee is tax-deductible and benefits the Older Girl Scholarship Fund


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