Our Service Chair, Patty Van Langen will send out direct emails to parents/Leaders as many service requests are time sensitive. Girls are recognized at the Annual Awards Ceremony with a special Hillsborough SU72 Community Service Award if they participate in at least 5 SU-sponsored Community Events or Service Events so keep track of that service!
Council also has a Service Award opportunity called Hearts of Service. The amount of hours differs by program levels and details can be found here.
Help Hillsborough's Own Pollinator Garden by signing up to take care of it for a month. Assign a week to a girl or a pair of girls to keep them involved in service to the community over the summer. Tending to this garden means coming every 5-10 days of the month to water, weed, and trim as needed based on the weather. The first time you visit you'll coordinate with a gardener who will be there to show you everything you need to know about the garden and answer any questions you may have. After that, you can come at your convenience either as a troop or as individuals. This is a great way to get service hours, have fun, and make a difference in the community all at once! Tending the garden is one of the community service events that qualifies for the SU72 Community Service Award.
Click this link to sign up: https://www.signupgenius.
Girl Scouts of Hillsborough supports SHIP each year with our annual food drive in February. This food drive supports SHIP’s mobile soup kitchen. For those that aren't aware, SHIP is located in nearby Somerville, NJ. From their website: