Girl Scouts of Western New York is proud to announce Alaina Roberts of North Tonawanda, NY, as a 2022 Gold Award Girl Scout. Alaina is a member of Troop 70268.
Girl Scouts of Western New York is proud to announce Rachel Reifsteck of Rochester, NY, as a 2022 Gold Award Girl Scout. Rachel is a member of Troop 60028.
April 22 is National Girl Scout Leader Day, which fits so nicely nestled into Volunteer Appreciation Month. On this National Girl Scout Leader Day, we’re more grateful and appreciative than ever to have such dedicated leaders who are still finding ways to support their girls despite the current circumstances.
Introducing Confidence Crates—a brand-new subscription box for new members from the Girl Scouts of Western New York (GSWNY)! Confidence Crates were created especially for girls in grades K-2 to boost their creativity, problem-solving skills, and imagination and to help welcome them to Girl Scouts. Read to find out how to sign your girl up to receive them!
Guest Post by Gale Juntunen, GSWNY Volunteer Experience Specialist April is Autism Acceptance Month or Autism Awareness Month. There’s no denying that Autism Awareness has increased over the years. However, many still don’t have full awareness. It’s important to note that autism is not a disease, deficit, or […]
Deaf History Month is a time to commemorate and recognize the accomplishments of people who hard of hearing and deaf. Currently it is celebrated during April. It formerly spanned two months, March 13 to April 15, to include three significant days for the Deaf community: April 15, 1817 […]
On behalf of the GSWNY Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee, every month we’re highlighting different holidays and events that are celebrated by people around the world. Deaf History Month (Formely March 13, Ends April 15; New info from the National Association of of the Deaf (NAD): NEW DATE […]
Thank you to all of our fabulous Girl Scout Volunteers! Every April we celebrate our amazing volunteers. We hope you know how much we value the time, commitment, and passion you bring to our organization. Girl Scouts is a volunteer led organization, so truly we could not do […]
On behalf of the GSWNY Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee, every month we’re highlighting different holidays and events that are celebrated by people around the world. DEI Celebrations in April include the ends of Passover and Deaf History Month; National Autism Acceptance Month; Easter; Ramadan; Earth Day’ and […]
Interview with Mrs. Ralph C. Wilson Jr, Life Trustee of the Ralph. C. Wilson Foundation What is your passion? Girls’ participation in sports has meant so much to me. Why is it important for young girls to develop leadership skills? Leadership Skills: good listener, team player, provide inspiration, […]