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Program on the Go

For troops and Service Units unable to participate in activities due to scheduling conflicts, our Program on the Go service is available. GSNNJ will bring some of our most popular program activities to your location.

Program on the Go explores Entrepreneurship, Fine Arts, Life Skills, Outdoors, and STEM, and includes fun and educational activities such as cake and cupcake decorating, sewing and crocheting, money and business skill building, constellation exploration, and more. 

To request one of our Program on the Go activities listed below, complete a Program on the Go Interest Form at least four weeks prior to your desired activity date. 

Entrepreneurship

Business Savvy
Explore how a small business works and come up with an idea for your own business. You will present your idea to our panel of "investors."

  • Level: Girl Scout Juniors
  • This program activity earns the Girl Scout Junior Savvy Shopper Badge (Steps 1, 2, 3, 5) and Girl Scout Junior Cookie CEO Badge (Steps 1-4) 
  • Program Length: 2.5 hours
  • Total Length: 3.5 hours (includes set-up and clean-up, 30 minutes each)
  • Minimum: 12 girls
  • Maximum: 24 girls
  • Price: $18 per girl (additional travel fee may apply)

Business Visionary
Earn your Girl Scout Junior Business Jumpstart Badge by brainstorming ideas for new products that could change lives and learning how to turn a good idea into a business. In this workshop, you’ll share your new product ideas with others, get feedback from them, improve your product idea, and create a commercial to sell it.

  • Level: Girl Scout Juniors
  • This program activity earns the Girl Scout Junior Business Jumpstart Badge (included in program fee)
  • Program Length: 2.5 hours
  • Total Length: 3.5 hours (includes set-up and clean-up, 30 minutes each)
  • Minimum: 12 girls
  • Maximum: 24 girls
  • Price: $23 per girl (additional travel fee may apply)

Creative Engineer
Did you know that popsicles, trampolines, and crayon holders were all products designed by kids who were trying to solve a problem? You, too, can be a Creative Engineer and develop your own problem-solving product. Bring your creativity and imagination to this workshop, where you’ll build a prototype of your product and explore ways to sell it through advertising.

  • Level: Girl Scout Brownies
  • This program activity earns the Girl Scout Brownie Budding Entrepreneur Badge (included in program fee)
  • Program Length: 2.5 hours
  • Total Length: 3.5 hours (includes set-up and clean-up, 30 minutes each)
  • Minimum: 10 girls
  • Maximum: 20 girls
  • Price: $23 per girl (additional travel fee may apply)

Money Manager
Discover the difference between things you want and what you need, as you think about how to use cookie proceeds to give back to the community. 

  • Level: Girl Scout Brownies
  • This program activity earns the Girl Scout Brownie Money Manager Badge (Steps 1, 2, 3, 5) and Girl Scout Brownie Give Back Badge (Steps 1, 2) 
  • Program Length: 2 hours
  • Total Length: 3 hours (includes set-up and clean-up, 30 minutes each)
  • Minimum: 10 girls
  • Maximum: 20 girls
  • Price: $15 per girl (additional travel fee may apply)

Money Matters
Discover the difference between things you want and what you need, and set a goal to save for them. You'll learn more about the Girl Scout Cookie Program, the cost of cookies, the different types of cookies, and how to set a sales goal. 

  • Level: Girl Scout Daisies
  • This program activity earns the Girl Scout Daisy Making Choices Financial Literacy Leaf and Count It Up Cookie Business Leaf 
  • Program Length: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Total Length: 2 hours 15 minutes (includes set-up and clean-up, 30 minutes each)
  • Minimum: 10 girls
  • Maximum: 20 girls
  • Price: $12 per girl (additional travel fee may apply)

Toy Maker
Be creative and design a new toy. You’ll brainstorm new toy ideas and then share them with the group for feedback. Once your toy is ready to sell to the public, you’ll create a commercial or advertisement that will get people interested in it.

  • Level: Girl Scout Daisies
  • This program activity earns the Girl Scout Daisy Toy Business Designer Badge (included in program fee)
  • Program Length: 1.5 hours
  • Total Length: 2.5 hours (includes set-up and clean-up, 30 minutes each)
  • Minimum: 10 girls
  • Maximum: 18 girls
  • Price: $18 per girl (additional travel fee may apply)
Fine Arts

Winter Origami (Virtual via Zoom)
Make a large 3-D paper snowflake to decorate your house in a winter theme.

  • Level: Girl Scout Daisies-Ambassadors and Adults
  • Program Length: 1 hour
  • Minimum: 10 girls & adults
  • Maximum: 23 girls & adults
  • Price: $15 per person
  • Program fee includes program kit and live Zoom meeting. Program kit pick up will be arranged 1-2 weeks prior to the program at one of GSNNJ’s Service Centers.
Life Skills

Cake Decorating and Cupcake Decorating
Girls work with bakery icing and learn piping techniques.

Option 1: Cake Decorating I FUNdamentals

  • Level: Girl Scout Brownies-Ambassadors
  • Program Length: 1.5 hours
  • Total Length: 2.5 hours (includes set-up and clean-up, 30 minutes each)
  • Minimum: 10 girls & adults
  • Maximum: 30 girls & adults
  • Price: $40 per person
  • Each participant receives instruction and decorates a 5" vanilla cake to take home. A take home kit is included, which consists of a decorating bag, four tips, a coupler, a practice board, information sheet, and spatula.

Option 2: Cake Decorating II & Ill

  • Level: Girl Scout Brownies-Ambassadors
  • Program Length: 2.5 hours
  • Total Length: 3.5 hours (includes set-up and clean-up, 30 minutes each)
  • Minimum: 10 girls & adults
  • Maximum: 20 girls & adults
  • Price: $58 per person
  • Each participant receives instruction and decorates a 5" vanilla cake to take home. A take home kit is included, which consists of a decorating bag, ten tips, a coupler, a practice board, information sheet, and spatula.
  • Note: This is a combination of Cake Decorating II & III. Cake Decorating I is a pre-requisite.

Option 1: Cupcake Decorating

  • Level: Girl Scout Brownies-Ambassadors
  • Program Length: 1 hour
  • Total Length: 2 hours (includes set-up and clean-up, 30 minutes each)
  • Minimum: 10 girls & adults
  • Maximum: 25 girls & adults
  • Price: $24 per person
  • Each participant will work with decorating tips to decorate four cupcakes in a specific theme. Decorating tools and materials are provided for use.
  • Note: Take home kit NOT included.

Option 2: Cupcake Decorating (Spring 2022)

  • Level: Girl Scout Cadettes-Ambassadors
  • Program Length: 2 hours
  • Total Length: 3 hours (includes set-up and clean-up, 30 minutes each)
  • Minimum: 6 girls & adults
  • Maximum: 12 girls & adults
  • Price: $40 per person
  • Each participant works with fondant, which she will color and use to create and decorate six themed cupcakes. All necessary tools and materials are provided for use.
  • Note: Take home kit NOT included.

Cake Pops
Girls will decorate cake pops in a seasonal theme and take their creations home.

  • Level: Girl Scout Daisies
  • Program Length: 1 hour
  • Total Length: 2 hours (includes set-up and clean-up, 30 minutes each)
  • Minimum: 10 girls & adults
  •  Maximum: 16 girls & adults
  • Price: $20 per person
  • Each participant will receive five cake pops that are pre-dipped in colors. Participants will decorate cake pops in a seasonal theme to take home.

Crochet 101
Using only a crochet hook and yarn, girls will learn the basic stitches to create a headband or flower.

  • Level: Girl Scout Juniors-Cadettes and Adults
  • Program Length: 3 hours
  • Total Length: 4.5 hours (includes 1 hour for set-up and 30 minutes for clean-up)
  • Minimum: 10 girls & adults
  • Maximum: 20 girls & adults
  • Price: $30 per participant
  • Adults have the option to pay and make a crocheted headband along with the girls.

Cookie Craze, Virtual OR In-Person
Girls will learn the basics of cookie decorating. They will complete 1 dozen seasonally-themed cookies to enjoy

  • Level: Girl Scout Brownies-Ambassadors and Adults
  • Program Length: 1 hour (virtual) OR 1 ½ hours (in-person)
  • Minimum: 10 girls & adults
  • Maximum: 23 girls & adults
  • Price: $25 per participant
  • For virtual program, program fee includes program kit and live Zoom meeting. Program kit pick up will be arranged 1-2 weeks prior to the program at one of GSNNJ’s Service Centers.

Gingerbread House Construction 101, Virtual
Come create your own Halloween themed or Holiday themed gingerbread house. Using gingerbread, royal icing, and nut-free candy, girls will learn gingerbread house design.

  • Level: Girl Scout Brownies-Ambassadors and Adults
  • Program Length: 1 hour
  • Minimum: 10 girls & adults
  • Maximum: 23 girls & adults
  • Price: $35 per participant
  • The house is approximately 4" wide x 5" long x 5" high on a 10" x 10" base. Program fee includes program kit and 1 hour live Zoom meeting. Program kit pick up will be arranged 1-2 weeks prior to the program at one of GSNNJ’s Service Centers.

Gingerbread House Construction 101, In-Person
Come create your own Halloween themed or Holiday themed gingerbread house. Using gingerbread, royal icing, and nut-free candy, girls will learn gingerbread house design.

  • Level: Girl Scout Brownies-Ambassadors and Adults
  • Program Length: 2 ½ hours
  • Minimum: 10 girls & adults
  • Maximum: 24 girls & adults
  • Price: $30 per participant
  • The house is approximately 4" wide x 5" long x 5" high on a 10" x 10" base. All supplies will be provided.

Jewelry 101
Girls will learn to use jewelry pliers to transform wire, glass, metal, and shell beads into beaded earrings.

  • Level: Girl Scout Juniors-Ambassadors and Adults
  • Program Length: 2.5 hours
  • Total Length: 4 hours (includes 1 hour for set-up and 30 minutes for clean-up)
  • Minimum: 10 girls & adults
  • Maximum: 20 girls & adults
  • Price: $38 per participant
  • Taught by a trained artist who studied jewelry design at Pratt Institute and the School of Visual Arts in New York City.
    All supplies will be provided.

Sew Petite
In this introductory, hands-on class for Girl Scout Daisies, girls will create a fun, easy to sew project using a computerized sewing machine.

  • Level: Girl Scout Daisies and Adults
  • Program Length: 1 hour
  • Total Length: 2 hours (includes set-up and clean-up, 30 minutes each)
  • Minimum: 16 girls & adults (Currently 8 girls & adults due to COVID-19)
  • Maximum: 20 girls & adults (Currently 16 girls & adults due to COVID-19)
  • Price: $24 per person

Sewing I
Girls will learn to use computerized sewing machines, pin fabric, and learn the language of sewing.

  • Level: Girl Scout Brownies-Ambassadors and Adults
  • Program Length: 3 hours
  • Total Length: 4 hours (includes set-up and clean-up, 30 minutes each)
  • Minimum: 16 girls & adults (Currently 8 girls & adults due to COVID-19)
  • Maximum: 20 girls & adults (Currently 16 girls & adults due to COVID-19)
  • Price: $46 per participant

Sewing II
Girls will learn about style, body measurements, and the basics of garment construction to make an elastic waistband skirt or halter top.

  • Level: Girl Scout Brownies-Ambassadors and Adults
  • Program Length: 3 hours
  • Total Length: 4 hours (includes set-up and clean-up, 30 minutes each)
  • Minimum: 16 girls & adults (Currently 8 girls & adults due to COVID-19)
  • Maximum: 20 girls & adults (Currently 16 girls & adults due to COVID-19)
  • Price: $46 per participant
  • Sewing I is a pre-requisite
Outdoors

Plein Air Watercolor 
Girls discover architecture and native plants and trees as they sketch and paint outdoors, or "en plein air."

  • Level: Girl Scout Brownies-Ambassadors
  • Program Length: 2 hours
  • Total Length: 3.5 hours (includes 1 hour for set-up and 30 minutes for clean-up)
  • Minimum: 10 girls & adults
  • Maximum: 15 girls & adults
  • Price: $32 per participant
  • Note: This program must take place in an outdoor space.
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)

Star Lab (tentatively Spring 2022)
GSNNJ brings the stars down to Earth, where girls will study the constellations and other wonders of the night sky.

  • Level: Girl Scout Daisies-Ambassadors
  • Program Length: 45-60 minutes presentations
    Total Length: 2-2.15 hours (includes 45 minutes for set-up and 30 minutes for clean-up)
  • Minimum: 2 back-to-back presentations
  • Maximum: 5 presentations in one day
  • Price: $200 for first two presentations; $75 for each additional presentation
  • Note: The Star Lab can hold up to 25 people. Star Lab presentations are appropriate for all ages, however, we prefer to group presentations by age level. A space of at least 25 feet by 25 feet with at least 12 foot high ceilings is needed. The Star Lab cannot be set up outside. A single AC electrical outlet must be available.