The Girl Scout Research Institute recently conducted an original study to learn how being a Girl Scout affects alums in their adult lives—and the findings are astounding! You won’t want to miss what respondents had to say about how the benefits of Girl Scouting extend beyond their childhoods and higher educations and into their careers, demonstrating their devotion to making the world a better place through a lifetime of volunteer work and civic engagement. Read more!
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Become a Girl Scout Alum
Since 1912, millions of women have had their lives positively influenced—sometimes even transformed—by their Girl Scout experience.
If you are one of the 50 million women who were Girl Scouts as a girl, or if you were a volunteer or a staff member who worked at the national or local level to help Girl Scouts become leaders at home and in their communities, you are forever connected to a rich and vibrant movement.
Visit the official GSUSA Girl Scout Alums and Supporters page to join the Girl Scout Network. Once you register, you’ll receive a monthly digital newsletter, invitations to memorable local and national alum events, and more.
Get Involved with Our Council
Join our new alum group and you’ll be invited to council activities and events, complete service projects, travel on trips together, and more! Any alum—including former and current volunteers and staff—can take part! Whether you were a girl member for 2 or 10 years, once you become a Girl Scout, you’re always a Girl Scout to us! To join our group and receive information, fill out the form.
The Girl Scout Alum Difference
Be a champion for girls today.
Celebrate girls who are changing the world today and for generations to come as they learn cutting-edge skills, work to protect and preserve the environment, explore new technology, and so much more. Girl Scouts' essential programming fosters courage, confidence, and character in girls, preparing them for a lifetime of leadership. You can champion the next generation of change-makers by investing in the world’s largest leadership development organization for girls!
Now, when you sign up as a lifetime member, $25 of your dues automatically fund a year of Girl Scouting for a girl in an underserved community in your area.
Who is eligible?
Lifetime membership is available to any individual who accepts the principles and beliefs of the Girl Scout Movement, pays the one-time lifetime membership fee, and is at least 18 years old (or a high school graduate or equivalent).
View all of the benefits of lifetime membership here
Supporters and volunteers who are 18 years or older: $400
10+ Year Volunteers
Current volunteers with 10 or more years of volunteer service: $200
Girl Scout alums who are under the age of 30*: $200
*Lifetime memberships for girls under 18 must be processed by the local council
How do I become a lifetime
Visit gsnypenn.org/join to register
Already a registered Girl Scout?
Log in to your MyGS account, click renew membership and select the lifetime membership that's right for you!
Support Our Movement
Interested in giving back to the organization that helped shape you into the person you are today? Learn more about all the ways you can help support our Movement.
Share Your Story
Contact JoAnne Morak, Development Director at email@example.com, (315) 288-0953 or by standard mail at:
c/o Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways, Inc.
960 James St., Floor 2, Syracuse, NY 13203
Prior Highest Awards Join Gold Award Family
Girl Scout alums who earned their First Class, Curved Bar, Golden Eaglet, or Golden Eagle of Merit, are a part of the Gold Award Girl Scout family. To make it official, GSUSA is debuting a digital credential for you to display on LinkedIn (and other digital platforms) to show that you earned the highest award in Girl Scouting. Now you can display your award with pride and show the world—and potential employers—that you can triumph over any challenge that comes your way! Read the official Proclamation here and fill out the form to access your digital badge and get your Gold Award pin, too!
Check Out The Lowdown - Our Biannual Alum Newsletter!
Interested in receiving The Lowdown? Contact GSNYPENN Development Director JoAnne Morak at firstname.lastname@example.org.