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Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance is made available by the generosity of our donors and is intended to cover a portion of the costs for membership, uniforms and other staples of the Girl Scout experience.

A separate application must be completed for each category and for each individual member.  Incomplete applications will not be processed.   Requests for girls may only be requested by the parent/guardian of a Girl Scout served by Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas.
Membership

Girl Membership

Financial assistance for Girl Membership may only be requested by the parent/guardian of a girl who resides within the 32 counties served by Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas. Financial assistance for Girl Membership is only available to cover a portion of the membership for those whose total family income is less than $55,000 per year.

 

The Renewal Financial Assistance application is for current year members renewing for the next Girl Scout Year.  Extended Year is for new members from May 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020.

 

Adult Membership

Financial assistance for Adult Membership may only be requested by an adult who resides within the 32 counties served by Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas. Financial assistance for Adult Membership is only available to cover a portion of the membership for those who hold one of the following roles: Troop Leader, Troop Cookie Manager, Troop Volunteer, Service Unit Position.

 
   

The Renewal Financial Assistance application is for current year members renewing for the next Girl Scout Year. Extended Year is for new members from May 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020.

Girl Uniform

Financial assistance for Girl Uniform may only be requested by the parent/guardian of any registered Girl Scout served by Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas.

Girl Uniform Financial Assistance may be approved for a portion of the Uniform Kit only (GSUSA Insignia, and a sash or vest). Items not covered include, but are not limited to, uniform components from the waist down, Girl Scout t-shirt or accessories, and books.

A Uniform Kit includes the following: 
-A sash or vest
-World Association Pin
-Girl Scout Pin, Daisy Pin, or Brownie Pin
-Troop Numbers
-Flag Patch
-GSNETX Council ID Set

You will be notified via email once your financial assistance request has been processed.

Weekend Camping
Financial assistance may be available to help cover a portion of the costs up to $50 for those who qualify.

Financial Assistance for weekend camping includes Troop Camping, Service Unit Camping, and Council-Hosted Camping (examples include, but are not limited to: Mom and Me, Dad and Me, Family Camp). Only requests for camp experiences on Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas properties will be evaluated, and only the person who made the reservation in UltraCamp may apply for financial assistance on behalf of a Girl Scout.

Requests are evaluated during the 3rd week of the month. You will be notified via email once your financial assistance request has been processed.

For questions, please email customercare@gsnetx.org.

GSNETX Sponsored Events

Financial Assistance for events is only available to cover a portion of the event fees for events listed at www.gsnetx.org/events. Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas does not provide financial assistance for event experiences that are not council-sponsored events. Financial assistance for events may only be requested by the parent/guardian of any registered Girl Scout served by Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas. Financial Assistance is not available for "adults only" events, such as Adult Retreat or Outdoor Skills Adventures.

Resident Camp

A $100 deposit is required at the end of the application for all Resident Camp Financial Assistance requests, regardless of the amount approved. If payment is not received, your application will not be processed and your Girl Scout will not be registered for her session.

    

Day/Twilight Camp

Financial assistance may be requested for any registered Girl Scout living in the 32 counties served by Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas. GSNETX makes every effort to assist as many girls as possible from our allocated funds. Families with financial situations that may prevent them from participating in the Day/Twilight program can request assistance for all or part of the session fee.

   

 


For questions about financial assistance, please contact Customer Care at  (972) 349-2403 or customercare@gsnetx.org.