girl scouting

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who can be a girl scout?

Girl Scouting is open to all girls ages 5-17 regardless of race, creed, nationality or socio-economic status. To join Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey, you must live or attend school within the Heart of New Jersey Service Area.  If you do not live within this area, check your phone book or GSUSA's Council Finder for your local council.

Girl Scouting offers one continuous program with six different age levels:

  • Daisy: Kindergarten - grade 1
  • Brownie: grades 2-3
  • Junior: grades 4-5
  • Cadette: grades 6-8
  • Senior: grades 9-10
  • Ambassador: grades 11-12
what do girl scouts do?

Girl Scout Daisies...
learn many different things by doing arts and crafts, singing songs, and playing games. They learn how to share and they explore the exciting world around them.

Girl Scout Brownies...
earn Try-its, go to camp, make new friends, do crafts, dance, play games, explore, and develop new skills.

Girl Scout Juniors...
earn badges, learn new skills and discover new things about themselves. Junior Girl Scouts take part in a wide variety of programs including camp.

Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors...
begin to broaden the world around them by earning Interest Project awards and by learning new leadership skills. Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors have many options open to them, including the Destinations program. Leadership experiences are available in a variety of ways, including working at summer camp!

how do girls participate?

Girls may participate in Girl Scouting by:

  • being part of a troop
  • going to programs
  • spending a summer at camp
  • attending special events

The choice is yours!

interested in joining?

If you are interested in joining Girl Scouts, have your parent or guardian complete the Girl Interest Forms below!

» Girl Interest Form

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