Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey Launches Daisy & Brownie Fall Fun Days to Introduce Girl Scouting to New Members
In-person and Virtual Program to Take Place Across Five Sessions and Will Feature Activities, Crafts, and More
Riverdale, N.J. – November 3, 2021 – Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey (GSNNJ), the preeminent leadership development organization for girls in Bergen, Passaic, Morris, Sussex and northern Warren counties announces the launch of Daisy and Brownie Fall Fun Days, an in-person event followed by a virtual activities series for girls grades K-3 who are new to Girl Scouts. The program serves as an introduction for those interested in joining a troop, granting new members the opportunity to both learn about the organization and take part in a series of fun, hands-on activities as part of a Virtual Troop.
Daisy and Brownie Fall Fun Days kick off on November 6, 2021 with a festive in-person family event at GSNNJ’s Lake Rickabear Camp in Kinnelon, N.J. from 12:00-2:00 p.m., where girls and their families are invited to participate in a wide array of outdoor activities. These activities include a Girl Scout-led hike and scavenger hunt, pumpkin decorating, slime making, a campfire sing-along with S’mores, and the distribution of the fun-filled Girl Scout Activity Kit that will be utilized throughout the Fall Fun Days online sessions.
Following the in-person kick-off, the virtual activity series will take place on Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. offering the chance for new Daisies and Brownies to attend an exciting lineup of online weekly sessions. Girls can join at any time during the live virtual sessions, all of which offer a unique and engaging experience to each participant.
The Daisy and Brownie Fall Fun Days series will include the following sessions:
Nov. 6, 2021: Family Fall Fun Kick-off Event at Lake Rickabear Camp in Kinnelon
Nov. 10, 2021: My Best Self-Elf – Learning about Girl Scout traditions
Nov. 17, 2021: Make New Friends – Discovering fun facts about animal friends + crafting an animal toy
Dec. 1, 2021: Campfire Fun! – Exploring the outdoors through nature and camping activities
Dec. 8, 2021: STEM – Making a homemade lava lamp and participating in our closing ceremonies
“Not only does the Daisy and Brownie Fall Fun Days program allow girls to partake in a series of engaging Girl Scout activities, but serves as a fantastic introduction to the organization for new members. By preceding this unique blend of online sessions with an exciting family kick-off event, we are confident that these young girls will feel thoroughly welcomed as members of Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey council.” said Edwin Barreto, Interim Chief Executive Officer / Chief Financial Officer, Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey. “With the start of our 2021 Fall Membership Season now in full swing, we are so excited for our Girl Scouts to experience all that we have planned for the coming months.”
Registration for Daisy and Brownie Fall Fun Days is $40. Additionally, the first 75 girls that register online will receive a free glow-in-the-dark water bottle. Adult volunteers are needed to be leaders. Training, resources, and support are provided.
For more information about Daisy and Brownie Fall Fun Days or to register, visit https://www.gsnnj.org/FallFunDays.
About Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey
Girl Scouts bring their dreams to life and work together to build a better world. Through programs from coast to coast, Girl Scouts of all backgrounds and abilities can be unapologetically themselves as they discover their strengths and rise to meet new challenges—whether they want to climb to the top of a tree or the top of their class, lace up their boots for a hike or advocate for climate justice, or make their first best friends. Backed by trusted adult volunteers, mentors, and millions of alums, Girl Scouts lead the way as they find their voices and make changes that affect the issues most important to them.
Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey serves girls ages 5-18 in Bergen, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, and northern Warren counties, bringing the Girl Scout Leadership Experience to more than 17,200 girls and nearly 9,700 adult members. Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey is committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for every girl and her family.
To learn more about Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey or to volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit www.gsnnj.org and stay connected by following GSNNJ on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter.