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Working Together to Keep Our Girl Scout Community Safe

Concerns about COVID-19

Girl Scouts of Colorado is following the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment as we monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

It has never been more important to remember that Girl Scouting is not just what we do, it’s about who we are.

You are a Girl Scout whether or not you attend in-person troop meetings. Now more than ever, we must all follow the Girl Scout Promise and Law. We must be responsible for our own health and for our possible impact on the health of others, and prioritize social distancing as much as possible.

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we all work together to ensure the health and safety of our communities. We love seeing how our Girl Scout community takes the lead and comes together in times of need – even when we cannot be together physically! If your troop is hosting a virtual gathering or you have ideas on Girl Scout activities or service that can be done at home, please share at gscoblog.org/share.

In-Person Events and GSCO Property Restrictions

Beginning July 1, Girl Scouts of Colorado is allowing in-person gatherings of troops and groups as long as they follow social distancing and safety guidelines. At this time, state guidelines allow groups of 10 to gather and maintain 6-feet of social distance between non-family members. COVID-19 has made different impacts in different locations. You may follow the current guidelines posted in your county. Please review this document with GSCO recommendations and links to county restrictions before planning your in-person activities. All minor and adult participants will need to have a COVID waiver on file with Girl Scouts of Colorado.

We will continue to monitor local, state, and national guidelines, and re-evaluate our status every two weeks.

All GSCO property reservations are canceled through July 31. Refunds are being processed.

Note: These guidelines are in effect for all in-person Girl Scout gatherings, including those where girls might not be present.

Travel

 GSUSA’s COVID-19 guidelines do not permit travel and overnight trips at this time. We are monitoring closely to determine when GSUSA permits travel and overnight trips. 

Customer Care

All Girl Scouts of Colorado staff are working remotely through the summer our office buildings and the retail shop are closed. The shop continues to take orders at retail@gscolorado.org and is working on alternative shopping experiences to bring the best service to our members and continue to comply with stringent social distancing requirements.  You can also shop select GSCO merchandise on our website.
 
We will continue to gather information to make decisions in the best interest of our members and staff as we move forward.

GSCO Shop

The GSCO Shop in Denver is currently closed to in-person shopping, but free shipping statewide and non-contact pickup is available in Denver!  Updated phased re-opening will be messaged to our membership as details are available.

GSCO retail associates are available by phone and email Monday through Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. for orders.

Contact: 303-607-4880 or retail@gscolorado.org. If you reach voicemail, leave a detailed message.

NEW! Shop for GSCO specific merchandise online. Check out our new Council’s own online order form!  Submit the order form and we will contact you for payment and shipping/pickup options. Items added weekly.

Shop 24 hours online. Check back often for GSUSA purchase and shipping promotions. 

Get more information by downloading the shop closure FAQ.

Learn more about no-contact pickup.

Girl Scouts at Home

We know it’s a bummer that we can’t get together in person yet, but as good Girl Scouts, we’re using this crisis as an opportunity to try new things and new ways to deliver the Girl Scout Leadership Experience. Watch our social channels, Girl Scouts at Home webpage, and blog for more virtual programming opportunities in the near future!

Summer Camp

All staff-led overnight camps, family camps, and troop camps, as well as all volunteer-run day camps and troop camps are canceled through July 31. Read more on our camp page.

 

Be a source of calm for your girl.

We appreciate all that you do to support girls and we know the news in our world today can cause a significant level of anxiety. Our girls can use a sense of calm in their lives right now despite the fact that we’re all preparing for the worst-case scenario. GSUSA recently published a helpful article on how to talk to kids about Coronavirus and how you can help provide that sense of calm.