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New Leader Orientation 05/31/2023

Wed May 31, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM PDT
Community Service

This training is required for new Troop Leaders.

During this training we will discuss how to get started as a Girl Scout Troop Leader. Topics will include:

  • Troop Leader training path and how to login to our online training platform, gsLearn
  • Volunteer Resources and the Volunteer Toolkit (VTK)
  • Keeping girls safe – Safety Activity Checkpoints, Permission Slips and Health History Forms and volunteer-to-girl ratios
  • The Girl Scout Leadership Experience
  • The Girl Scout Program (this will be discussed more in-depth at your Level Essentials training)
  • Guiding your troop experience including meeting logistics, troop communication and parent meetings/getting adults to help
  • Your first troop meeting
  • Funding the fun, finances, product programs (Fall Product and Cookies) and how to open a Girl Scout bank account
  • Organizational structure and Service Units, what they are and how to connect with local volunteers
  • Girl Scout Resources