Member Essentials

Member Essentials 7-27-21

Council Updates

Olympic Renewal Pop-Up Prize
Have you caught Olympic Fever? We are running a Renewal Sprint right now! Girls and leaders who renew by Saturday, July 31, at 11:59 pm will be entered into a drawing for (1) girl winner and (1) leader winner of an American Ninja Warrior Obstacle Kit!

Those who have already renewed are already entered to win. Visit MYGS to renew and contact with any questions. Complete this renewal sprint and you might win the gold!

Apply for the Girl Advisory Board
If your girl is full of energy, loves to share her ideas, and is looking for that special opportunity to show everyone how awesome she is then it sounds like she’d be a great Girl Advisory Board Member! LEARN MORE>>>

Camp & Outdoors

Mark Your Calendars: Girl Scouts Love State Parks Weekend
Girl Scouts of Western New York is joining GSUSA for the 3rd Annual nationwide initiative to get Girl Scouts outdoors and into our beautiful New York State Parks on Saturday, September 11, and Sunday, September 12.

Event is FREE. Some parks may have a vehicle use fee to enter the park.


Shop Hours Survey
We wish to hear from you as we plan for the new membership year – please take a moment to answer four Shop Survey questions. Thank you in advance, your input is appreciated! Take the survey >>>

July Cookie Clearance
We have MANY cookies items marked at our lowest prices ever: Cookies buttons for $.69; Cookie Carts for $19.99; Cookie hand held signs for $1.59; Cookie Lemonade pouch for $2.59; Cookie window clings for $2.99; Cookie Totes for $3.99; Cookie Tablecloth (card table size) $9.99; and GSWNY Cookie Scarf for $12.99. Each shop location has a different variety of items and there are limited quantities available! If you spend more than $20 receive a free giveaway! Email your local shop today to order. Visit our blog to see images of some of the items.

Shop Hours Update
We have some updates to Girl Scout Shop hours for July & August. The Jamestown & Lockport shops will only be open on Wednesdays, please see the updates below:

BUFFALO & ROCHESTER SHOP OFFICE HOURS:Monday 1:00-4:30 Curbside Pickup & In-person Shopping | Wednesday 1:00-4:30 Curbside Pickup & In-person Shopping

JAMESTOWN & LOCKPORT SHOP OFFICE HOURS: Wednesday 1:00-4:30 Curbside Pickup & In-person Shopping

Get Connected to GSWNY

Catch up with past Member Essentials on our blog and make sure you join our Members Group on Facebook for the latest updates. 

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to us at or 1-888-837-6410. In an emergency, please call 1-800-882-9268.

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