The Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways (GSNYPENN) Council, which serves 24 counties in New York and two in Northern Pennsylvania, is recognizing 237 local Girl Scout Ambassadors who graduated from high school during the 2021-2022 Member Year. Ambassadors are Girl Scouts in the 11th and 12th grades and are approximately 16-18 years of age.
“Our graduating Girl Scout Ambassadors embrace everything they’ve learned through our Movement, honor how they are forever part of Girl Scouting and enter the world as true leaders. We’re proud of these courageous and confident individuals whose character and leadership skills will continue to make the world a better place well into the future,” says GSNYPENN CEO Julie Dale.
Girl Scout Ambassadors bridge to Girl Scout Adult. Bridging is an important transition in a Girl Scout’s life as both a defining moment to recognize achievements and a signal of new adventures and responsibilities at the next level. Bridging is an activity recognized as a transition through the Girl Scout Leadership Experience and designed to emphasize continuity in the program.
Girl Scouts who bridge to adult join approximately 750,000 members across the country and around the world working primarily as volunteers who give their time and inspire girls to become leaders. They are also linked to an astounding network of 50 million Girl Scout alums in the U.S. and 10 million girls and adults across 146 countries through the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts.
GSNYPENN serves girls in K-12 across 26 counties: Allegany, Broome, Cayuga, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario, Oswego, Otsego, St. Lawrence, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates in New York and Bradford and Tioga in Pennsylvania.
Annual membership is $25; financial assistance is available. To start her adventure, visit gsnypenn.org/join. To become a volunteer, learn more at gsnypenn.org/volunteer. To help make Girl Scouting possible for girls in your community, visit gsnypenn.org/donate.
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