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Welcome to the Resource Room

 

About the Resource Room

The Resource Room located in our Service Center at Girl Scouts of Nassau County is filled with books, browsing files, and program materials to help make your Troop meetings fun! Here is a glimpse of what the Resource Room has to offer. Take a look at the Materials for Loan, ideas for Ceremonies, Crafts, Games/Activities, SWAPS, Council Patch Programs & Earned Grade-Level Awards, Monthly Tips and view a list of some books on the Resource Room Bookshelf. Share this information with your Girl Scout Troop. Be creative and flexible. The girls will have fun and you will, too!

For more information, visit the Resource Room or contact Diane Seekamp, Program Resources Coordinator at 516.741.2550, ext. 244, or seekampd@gsnc.org.

 

Resource Room Hours


Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm

Thursday: 9am-8pm (excluding July, Aug.)
First Saturday of the Month: 10am-1pm (excluding July, Aug., Sept.)

 

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Materials for Loan

 


Material to loanThe Resource Room has a wide range of materials for loan. You will find music (audiocassettes/CD's), flags, candle logs for ceremonies, an assortment of resource boxes with ready-to-use materials, flannelgraph (flannel board) activities, games, sports/ fun equipment and more!  

List of Materials and online reservation>>

 


Ceremonies


Ceremonies picture of a cakeCeremonies are part of our Girl Scout tradition. They recognize accomplishments and reinforce the values of the Girl Scout Promise and Law. Ceremonies are held for Investiture, Rededication, Bridging and on special days in the Girl Scout year.

Find a ceremony for your Girl Scout level or a special day>>

 

 


Crafts


CraftsGirl Scouts love to make crafts and share them with friends and family. Here are some Girl Scout crafts to try with your Troop. 

Find Girl Scout themed crafts with directions>>

 


Games/Activities


Bingo boardGames are a great way for your girls to interact and have fun. Click below for an icebreaker (getting to know you game) and other games/activities relating to the Girl Scout Promise, the Girl Scout Law, and the life of Juliette Low. 

Find Girl Scout Games & Activities>>



SWAPS


SWAPS pinSWAPS (" Special Whatchamacallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere"or" Shared With A Pal") are small hand made tokens of friendship that Girl Scouts exchange with each other. They are fun to make and collect. Click below for more information and directions to make SWAPS with your Troop. 

 

 


Patch Programs & Earned Grade-Level Awards


Tastebuds patchGSNC has Council Patch Programs and Earned Grade-Level Awards to add to your Girl Scout Program activities. The requirements can be downloaded or requested from the Resource Room. Patches (worn on the back of the sash/vest) and Earned Grade-Level Awards (worn on the front of the sash/vest) are purchased in the Girl Scout Shop, unless otherwise noted.

GSNC Council Patch Programs & Earned Grade-Level Awards for Girl Scouts>>            

 


Bookshelf


BooksThe Resource Room has a sizeable collection of books for either research or loan. They cover a variety of subjects including Arts & Crafts, Camping, Character & Service, Games, Girl Scout History, International, WAGGGS and more. Here are just a few of the books available. This list includes leader and girl favorites, plus new additions to our Resource Room collection.

 

Books found on the GSNC Resource Room Bookshelf>>

 


 

Monthly Tips for the Girl Scout Troop

 

Planning Tools

The Resource Room's Monthly Tips lets you know what is going on in the Girl Scouting World each month! It will help your Troop plan their Girl Scout meetings, providing you with important Girl Scout dates, ceremonies, and activities to remember during the Girl Scout Year.

 

Resource Room's Monthly Tips>>

 

 

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