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COVID-19 and GSEMA

Working Together to Stay Safe and Healthy
 

GS at Home

Check out Girl Scouts at Home for virtual badge activities, journeys, resources, and more!


UPDATES

GSEMA has cancelled all programs, activities, trainings, camp property rentals, camp open houses, and recruitments through June 30. All GSEMA offices, properties, shops, and the museum are closed and employees are working from home until further notice.  

Effective Friday, May 8, GSEMA will be closed for business on Fridays during the month of May. Our Customer Care team is available to help Monday–Thursday from 8:30 AM–5 PM at customercare@gsema.org.

A Newsletter to our Volunteers | May 15, 2020

A Newsletter to our Members | May 1, 2020

A Newsletter to our Volunteers | April 15, 2020

A Letter to our Members | March 27, 2020

A Newsletter to our Volunteers | March 23, 2020

A Letter to our Members | March 17, 2020

A Letter to our Members | March 12, 2020

A Letter to our Members | March 11, 2020
 

Cookie Program Updates

If COVID-19 has impacted your cookie selling goals, we understand. Troops will have until May 31, 2020 to sell remaining product. When making decisions for your troop and their currently scheduled booth sales, we recommend following the COVID-19 prevention guidelines from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and we empower you to proactively decide what is right for your circumstance. Please be sure to reach out to your booth partner to verify their current policy regarding COVID-19, and reschedule as necessary.

Event Updates

April Vacation Adventures | April 21-24
Cancelled

Cookies for a Cause | May 2
Cancelled

They Persisted & Suffrage Anniversary | May 3
Postponed

Volunteer Recognition Luncheon | May 3
Cancelled

GSEMA Shops

GSEMA's temporary closure impacts the shipping of our own unique items as we are unable to fulfill these orders. We apologize for the inconvenience. The GSUSA online store is open and shipping orders.

How to Talk to Children about COVID-19

In these trying times, it can be difficult to know what to say or do to best support our girls, ourselves, and one another. Through Raising Awesome Girls, GSUSA’s family and parenting newsletter, there are tips on how to talk with your girl about Coronavirus, help her cope with disappointment from cancellations, make the best of distance learning, and help her navigate an overwhelming world.

Program Refunds

Members affected by GSEMA cancellations will be contacted directly. Due to bank processes beyond our control, members can anticipate a refund in 3-4 weeks.