We hope you and yours are staying safe and healthy during these uncertain times. We want you to know that Girl Scouts is here for you! Below are the latest announcements including new virtual programming opportunities to help keep us connected even when we can’t physically come together.

GOING ON AT GIRL SCOUT COUNCIL

Latest Announcements for COVID-19

We are committed to doing everything we can to help ensure your health and safety, while delivering the best girl leadership development experience. You can find the latest update from Council regarding program cancellations, April Showers, and Summer Camps here.

As a reminder our Answer Center is working remotely to help answer any questions you may have and are available during normal business hours.

Virtual Programming

While our in-person programs have been cancelled through May 31, we’re bringing Girl Scouting to you through online activities led by our Program Managers! Browse our virtual programming on Girl Scouting from Home and our Facebook Events page for upcoming live program activities.

Can’t make the live session? We’ve got you covered–All virtual programs will be uploaded to our website for viewing anytime!

Incredible Early Renewal Incentives

We have extended early re-registration until May 31. and are excited to introduce some awesome incentives including a limited edition patch, a shop discount and the chance to attend our big family event at the Saint Louis Aquarium! Stay tuned—new dates for our big family event will be announced soon.

This year we have an amazing Troop Experience for those who have renewed at least 70% of their Girl Scouts for 2021 BY MAY 31, 2020. Learn more about these experiences and get ready to choose your own adventure!

Our Publications: Inspire Discovery and Lead and Learn

Our fall 2020 edition of Inspire Discovery and Lead and Learn is tentatively scheduled to be mailed late-August with registration opening in early-September. We will let you know if this schedule changes. Also, we are updating the online versions of these two publications to reflect new or soon-to-be-announced dates for upcoming Council events. Thank you for your patience!

Representative Assembly

Join us July 11 for our annual Representative Assembly and Recognitions Ceremony:

9:30 am: Representative Assembly
11 am: Volunteer Recognitions
Edward Jones, 12555 Manchester Rd.,
St. Louis 63131

GSEM SHOP & EMERSON RESOURCE CENTER

Free shipping for online orders

Currently, we anticipate resuming regular business operations on Monday, May 4  and shop on May 11.

Until then, please visit the national website for your Girl Scout Merchandise needs and take advantage of FREE SHIPPING on all orders, no minimum! If you select any Council Own merchandise with your order, it will ship from the GSEM Shop after we reopen on May 11.

If you have any questions, please email or call Mary Ann Owens, Chief Customer Officer at 314.592.2396. If you leave a message, your call will be returned as quickly as possible. Thank you, stay safe and continue Girl Scouting!

Coming Soon to Emerson Resource Center

Coming soon: an updated version of the Ceremonies in Girl Scouting Volunteer Resource (PEP – Perfectly Effortless Programming) will be online! Printed copies will be available in the Emerson Resource Center (ERC) after we resume regular business operations.

While the ERC is closed until May 11, we are still available to support you with any questions you may have regarding national program badge or journey work! Email us or leave us a message at 314.592.2378, and we will return your call as quickly as possible.

RESOURCES FROM GIRL SCOUTS

As the largest leadership development program in the world for girls, we’re dedicated to providing support and resources to help raise our Girl Scouts to be their best selves! Here are a few articles from Girl Scouts of the USA to aid our parents and girls through uncharted waters:

United way 2-1-1.

We are a proud United Way partner agency and would like to share additional resources available to you and your family. United Way’s 2-1-1 serves the United Way of Greater St. Louis’ service area and the entire state of Missouri. United Way 2-1-1 connects people to services that help them live their best possible lives – from basic needs to child care to disaster relief to counseling. For more information visit United Way 2-1-1.