The Girl Scout Promise

On my honor, I will try: To serve God and my country, To help people at all times, And to live by the
Girl Scout Law

 
The Girl Scout Law

I will do my best to be honest and fair,
friendly and helpful, considerate and caring, courageous and strong,
and responsible for what I say and do,
and to respect myself and others,
respect authority,
use resources wisely, make the world a better place,
and be a sister to
every Girl Scout.

North Plainfield Community Girl Scouts

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North Plainfield Street Fair

Girls from all levels of Girl Scouting came out on June 21st to man an information booth to spread the word about Girl Scouting in our town, help kids make a cool butterfly craft out of coffee filters and pipe cleaners, and sell Girl Scout cookies at the North Plainfield Street Fair!  It was a beautiful sunny day, and the girls had a lot of fun!  Here are some pictures.


Girl Scouts take part in Memorial Day Ceremonies

On Monday, May 26th, Girl Scouts in town took part in Memorial Day ceremonies held in town. Pictures of the ceremonies can be found here.


Girl Scouts enjoy a weekend of camping fun at

Camp Lou Henry Hoover

Girl Scouts ranging from Brownies to Seniors enjoyed a weekend of fun at Camp Hoover; learning new skills, enjoying the outdoors and making new friends!

The girls had the opportunity to go on hikes, paddle rowboats in the lake, experience a challenging ropes course, learn how to read trail-markers, experienced campfire cooking, knot tying, tie-dying, and much more!  They gathered around a campfire in the evening and sang songs, and of course, enjoyed the timeless favorite, S'mores!  Pictures can be viewed here.


RVCC Safety Workshop
RVCC students, Insuk D., Brienna D., Katie B., Renee G., and Stephanie S., hosted a two-day Safety Workshop for 3rd grade Brownies and Junior Girl Scouts in North Plainfield. The event took place on March 30th and April 6th and was held at Watchung Presbyterian Church.  There were 22 girl scouts in attendance and awarded the Safety First Junior Badge for participating in Basic First Aid, Disaster Preparedness, Home, Car and Fire Safety as well.   Pictures from this event can be found here.

Brownie Troops enjoy an evening of fun with a Brownie Sleepover!


Senior Girl Scouts hosted a Brownie Sleepover on April 11th-12th.  Brownie Girl Scouts played volleyball, had relay races, crafts, an ice cream party, and wound down the evening with a movie before bed.  The girls had a great time, and some pictures from the evening can be found here.
Girl Scouts attend a Town Hall Meeting
Girl Scouts representing troops from North Plainfield attended the March 24th Town Hall Meeting at the Vermuele Center.  The girls performed a flag ceremony at the beginning of the meeting, and the Girl Scout Proclamation was read.  Pictures can be found here.


 Our North Plainfield Girl Scout Craft Fair was a big success!  Troops from all over town hosted craft-making tables, and the Scouts had a chance to earn a badge.  Girls attending who were interesting in joining Girl Scouts had the opportunity to see first-hand Scouting in action, make a craft and make a new friend, and see what our program is all about.  Parents were able to ask questions and find out more on how to register their daughter for Girl Scouts.

Some pictures from the event can be found here.

Please check out our How To Join page for more information on how your daughter can join a Girl Scout troop!


Girl Scout Valentine's Day Dance

On February 15th, North Plainfield Girl Scouts and their Dads or favorite adult relative enjoyed the Annual Valentine's Day Dance at Trinity Reform Church.  They enjoyed an evening of dancing, refreshments, and special pictures with their favorite guy!  Please check out the photos from this fun evening, and a great big thanks to Troop 218 for hosting the dance! 




On January 12, 2008, Girl Scouts from the North Plainfield community of the Girl Scouts of Washington Rock Council pose with North Plainfield Mayor Janice Allen and North Plainfield Police Sergeant William Speck as part of the 2008 Cookie Sale.  The girls also met with local business owners on Somerset Street to sell their cookies.
Here are some photos. 

 

NORTH PLAINFIELD TROOPS RECOGNIZE VETERANS DAY


Girls representing Troops 164 and 281 from GSWRC's North Plainfield Community paid tribute to our fallen heroes on November 11 at Trinity Reformed Church.  The girls greeted each guest with a Purple Heart Pin as they arrived.  In attendance was North Plainfield Mayor Janice Allen, Past National Commander of the Military Order of the Purple Heart and Recipient Louis Spinelli, Pastor David Taylor and families of veterans in North Plainfield.  Here are some photos of the ceremony. 

NORTH PLAINFIELD SCOUTS GET SCIENTIFIC

On October 20th, about 60 girl scouts from the North Plainfield Community of GSWRC, participated in an annual Science Celebration Hosted by Troops 81 and 327.  Juniors learned about erosion, temperature, air pressure while the Brownies were taught how objects move by creating windsocks, helicopters and pinwheels.  For new girls just beginning their journey in girl scouting, this gives them the opportunities to meet new people and make new friends while learning a valuable lesson.  Here are some photos of the girls in action.

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