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March 24, 2014
Walk-About Photo Contest

Throughout the month of April, submit your favorite Walk-About photos for our Facebook contest! Then, “like” your favorite photos! The troop or Girl Scout whose photo has the most “likes” wins a special Girl Scout prize. Click here to view flyer.

 
Steps For STEM: A Family Fun Walk & Color Run

Saturday, May 3 at Camp Edey, Bayport from 10AM-2PM.
Take steps to benefit the All-NEW Discovery World Science & Technology Center at Camp Sobaco and STEM-related activities for girls! Click here for more information.

 
January 31, 2014
National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend - Starting Feb. 7!

Save The Date!
It is time to kick-off this year's Cookie Season! February 7-9 is National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend. We want to take this opportunity to offer our Girl Scouts some great activities and give Suffolk County the first taste of Girl Scout Cookies this year. Click here for more information about our upcoming events and activities.

 
January 2, 2014
Past Presidents Scholarship 2014

All registered 12th grade, graduating Ambassador Girl Scouts are eligible to apply for this scholarship. The application, references and instructions will be mailed directly to each registered girl’s home and available on our website here.
 
The applications are due by March 7, 2014.  The Scholarship Selection Committee reviews each scholarship application anonymously. The committee is made up of adult volunteers and 11th grade Girl Scouts.

The recipients will be advised that they have been selected and the scholarships will be presented at the Annual Meeting of Girl Scouts of Suffolk County on April 23, 2014.

 If you have any questions, please contact Micheline Coley at ext. 218 or at mcoley@gssc.us.

 
December 17, 2013
Call for Delegates to Attend the 2014 GS National Convention

Applications for delegates to the National Convention are now being accepted. The 2014 GS National Convention will be hosted in Salt Lake City, Utah, from Oct. 16 – 19, 2014. The deadline for applications is January 21, 2014. You must be a registered adult GS volunteer, 18 years of age and older.

Click here to apply and learn more

 
Call for Girl Scouts to Attend the Girl Scout Leadership Institute

Are you a registered Girl Scout between the ages of 14 – 17? Then apply to become a delegate at the Girl Scout Leadership Institute during the 2014 National Convention in Salt Lake City, Utah, from Oct. 16 – 19, 2014. The deadline for application January 21, 2014. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity!

Click here to apply and learn more

 
December 13, 2013
Courtyard Marriott 101 : Behind the Scenes Sleepover

LEVEL: B J C S A

Learn firsthand about careers in the hospitality industry, from engineering to food and beverage! Receive a behind-the-scenes tour of the hotel, make a pizza in the hotel kitchen, and have a sleepover in the Gardener’s Bay banquet room! Price includes patch, dinner, breakfast and snacks. Please bring sleeping bags, as girls will be sleeping on the floor. Please note: Adult Safety-Wise Coverage only.

View FlyerRegister Online

 
Community Service For Linens & Love

Attention Girl Scout Troops! Help collect blankets or sheets for Linens & Love, benefitting the seniors of Catholic Charities. Note: New linens only, please.

For more information on how you can help, contact info@bluchipmarketing.net or call (631) 337-1603.

View Flyer

 
December 5, 2013
Long Island Cares Drive
Collection bins are located at all of our agency locations. Items to be collected will vary each month.

For the month of December, we will be collecting Non Perishable Food. Your support is appreciated!

 
November 26, 2013
Kidz Hits For The Holidays

Super-Limited Opportunity!

Record a Holiday Song to be included on the Holiday Light Show Radio Station, as well as on a special 10th Anniversary CD available only at this year's Light Show! Plus, your name will be listed on the light show CD's liner notes!

Program includes:
Recording your song
Hot cocoa & snack
CD with your song
CD with all holiday songs
PLUS - All-new Holiday Light Show patch!

Location: Main Office, Commack. Cost: $20/Girl.

Click here for dates & more information.

 
Shop Bloomingdales on Dec. 13 & Benefit GSSC!

Attend the Shopping Works Wonders event at Bloomingdales in Walt Whitman Mall on Friday, December 13 and 10% of your purchase will be donated to GSSC!

In addition, for every $150 you spend, receive a $15 bMoney card! Simply present the invitation and your receipts at the redemption desk in Customer Service on the Lower Level.

Remember! The Shopping Works Wonders event is valid only on December 13, 2013 at Walt Whitman Mall.

Click here to print your invitation.

 
Swirls & Twirls Girl Scout Tour
Take a behind-the-scenes look at Swirls & Twirls! After the tour, make your own frozen yogurt and receive the Swirls & Twirls patch!

Location: Swirls and Twirls
1074 Rte. 112, Port Jeff Station
(631)509-4155
Cost:
$5 Per Girl

Click here to view flyer.

 
November 8, 2013
By Popular Demand! LI Aquarium Offer Extended to Cyber Monday

This exclusive ticket & patch package to the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center is ONLY $15! Makes a great Holiday gift for friends and family!

Tickets are for general admission only and do not expire.

Offer has been extended to Cyber Monday, December 2, 2013, or while supplies last.

Click here to purchase tickets

Questions? Call Charlene at (631) 543-6622 x244 or email cpalmer@gssc.us

 
Community Service For Linens & Love

Attention Girl Scout Troops! Help collect blankets or sheets for Linens & Love, benefitting the seniors of Catholic Charities. Note: New linens only, please.

For more information on how you can help, contact info@bluchipmarketing.net or call (631) 337-1603.

View Flyer

 
Bethpage Federal Credit Union's 5th Annual Turkey Drive


Donate a frozen turkey for Bethpage Federal Credit Union's (BFCU) Annual Turkey Drive and receive a 2013 Turkey Drive Patch!

Drop-off points for frozen turkeys are on Friday, Nov. 15, from 7AM-6PM at BFCU in Bethpage,
OR on Saturday, Nov. 23, from 11AM-1PM at Stony Brook University's Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.

Please note: Patches will be issued for frozen turkey donations only.

View Flyer

Questions? Email Melissa at mpagdanganan@bethpagefcu.com.

 
October 22, 2013
Special Girl Scout Offer

Exclusive ticket & patch package to the Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition center. Only $15 each!

Tickets are for general admission only and do not expire. Offer ends November 1 or while supplies last. ACT NOW!

Click here to purchase tickets

Questions? Call Charlene at (631) 543-6622 x244 or email cpalmer@gssc.us

 
October 9, 2013
Chili's Give Back Event

Chili's is proud to support Girl Scouts of Suffolk County. Present this flyer on November 7, 2013, and Chili's of South Setauket will donate 20% of the event day sales back to GSSC.

Date: November 7, 2013
Time: 11AM - 11PM
Location: Chili's - South Setauket, 280 Pond Path, South Setauket, NY 11720
631-580-2842 - www.chilis.com

View & Print Flyer

 
October 9, 2013
King Kullen NuVal Tour
King Kullen is offering troop tours focused on nutrition featuring the NuVal program. Learn how to make more nutritious decisions while grocery shopping with King Kullen's nutritional scoring program. More info.
 
October 3, 2013
Donate a Scarecrow for Spooktacular Nights

Attention Girl Scout Troops! Make your own personalized scarecrow.

These scarecrows will be displayed during Spooktacular Nights - October 25, 28, 29 30.

All scarecrows should be stuffed, decorated, weather-proofed and ready to hang on posts. Please clearly mark your scarecrow with your Troop number. Please drop off and pick up your scarecrows at the Welcome Center, Camp Edey in Bayport.

Drop off Scarecrows:
October 9, 10, 11 15 OR 16 between 9AM - 5PM
Pick up Scarecrows: November 1 OR 4 between 9AM - 5PM

Any questions, please contact Maria at (631) 472-1625 ext. 310 or email mfogerty@gssc.us.

 
September 16, 2013
Whole Foods Market Tours For Girl Scout Troops
Take a tour at Whole Foods Market in Lake Grove and earn a FREE patch! Learn about natural and organic foods, sample food items, and more! Click here for details.
 
September 11, 2013
Long Island Cares Drive
Collection bins are located at all of our agency locations. Items to be collected will vary each month.

For the month of September, we will be collecting Non Perishable Food. Your support is appreciated!

 
Stay Connected Electronically with GSSC

Now that Happenings is published two times per year, it's more important than ever that you stay connected with everything that's going on. Here's how you can ensure you get the most up-to date info:

Questions or comments, let us know: girlscouts@gssc.us