Member Essentials

Member Essentials 12/7/21

COVID-19 Guidelines

Click here to view the most recent COVID-19 guidelines on our website.

Council Updates

Virtual Troops
We have Virtual Troop options available for our Daisy and Brownie Girl Scouts who are waiting for troop placement. Click here to view your options and learn more

Become a National Delegate!
Volunteers and girls are encouraged to apply to be a National Delegate at the 56th National Council Session to be held in July 16 – 23, 2023 in Orlando, Florida.

This is an exciting opportunity to represent Girl Scouts of Western New York on the National level. The Board Development Committee is seeking a diverse pool of highly motivated and passionate candidates for a limited number of Delegate positions. Visit to learn more, view the current roster, and apply today!

Product Program

Online Cookie Program is open now!
The online portion of the Cookie Program opened this last Saturday. All registered Girl Scouts should’ve received a link from Smart Cookies to help them get started. Read last week’s Cookie Connection newsletter to learn more.


It’s the Circle of Life – Camp Seven Hills NYC Trip
Girl Scouts are invited to join us in NYC for the Camp Seven Hills summer Broadway trip. You can click here to learn more about the program and how to reserve your spot. 

Programs & Events

Program on Demand Update!
We recently changed the structure of how our Programs on Demand are set up! You can now view this online repository to search through all our partners today!
The GSWNY Girl Experience team is soliciting partner suggestions for our Programs on Demand listing. Our Programs on Demand (POD) listing provides additional Girl Scout experiences and opportunities to Scouts throughout our nine counties with the help of community partners. Please submit your suggestions using this link.

New Badge in a Box kits available!

Daisy/Brownie Automotive Manufacturing
Fire your engines and find out how automotive manufacturers build and test vehicles that are safe and well made. Create your own assembly line to manufacture a vehicle!

Price: $5 per box
Junior Detective
Have you ever wanted to be a detective? Practice the power of observation, communicate in code, learn about fingerprinting and other skills to solve a real mystery!

Price: $5 per box
Cadette Breathe Journey
Find out about the air we breathe and plan a Take Action project to fix an air problem in your community. Meets journey requirement for Silver Award!

Price: $8 per box

Visit to learn more and order your Badge in a Box today!

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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