Galway - Girl Scouts

Join the fun of Girl Scouting by becoming a Girl Scout. Your daughter will have fun and enjoy activities with other girls of the same age while being guided by adult leaders.

In Girl Scouts, girls can....
  • Learn by doing.......
  • Make New Friends......
  • Explore the Arts......
  • Learn about nature......
  • Learn about yourself & the world you live in.....

Please download the sign up sheet below if you are interested.

Girl Scout Recruitment

For questions or more information please contact: 

Nadine DesPres
Cell: 518-779-0044

Becky Haven



Highest Awards

Several Galway Girl Scouts have pursued their Bronze, Silver, and Gold Awards. The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest level a Girl Scout can achieve and is on par with the Eagle Scout Award. Here are the latest Gold Award projects: 


2nd Grade Enrichment Program by Rachel Germain

Rachel Germain in Girl Scout vest with medi-copter


During my junior year at Galway High School, I created an after school enrichment program for 2nd graders for my Gold Award project. Click here to see the website I created so that other schools can see what I did for my program and implement it at their school.

I am going to be a teacher when I am older and this program was a fantastic experience to have and I loved every minute of it. The students were amazing and I really enjoyed all the planning and being able to host the program. Click here to see some pictures from our first year!


Galway Backpack Program by Madison DesPres
Madison DesPres

Hi my name is Madison DesPres. For my Gold Award project, I started a new program in my school called the Galway Backpack Program. This is a FREE program for students, k-12, who are in need of extra food on long weekends and vacations. Each backpack will include: canned tuna, mac-n-cheese bowls, beefaroni/ravioli, crackers, fruit snacks, fruit cups, applesauce, crackers, cereal, and more! 

This program is very much needed in our school, and many other schools have a program like this, so it was time to jump on board!

All the food items and the backpacks were donated from local clubs and organizations. If you would like to donate, food can be dropped off at either the Junior-Senior High School office or Joseph Henry Elementary School office. It will be greatly appreciated! 


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