Continuing Education

  • YPQ: Ask, Listen, Encourage - DuPont
    Adults
    Tuesday, May 12 - Tuesday, May 12, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | GSWW DuPont Girl Scout Center
    Girl Fee: $0 Adult Fee: $10 | Registration Ends: 5/7/2015 9:00 PM
    Description: Do you communicate with youth in a way that makes them feel supported and heard? This workshop introduces communication techniques that help you build more supportive, youth-centered relationships. Pa... (more)
    YPQ: Ask, Listen, Encourage - DuPont
    Adults
    Tuesday, May 12 - Tuesday, May 12, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | GSWW DuPont Girl Scout Center
    Girl Fee: $0 Adult Fee: $10 | Registration Ends: 5/7/2015 9:00 PM
    Description:
    Do you communicate with youth in a way that makes them feel supported and heard? This workshop introduces communication techniques that help you build more supportive, youth-centered relationships. Participants learn how to ask effective questions, to listen actively to youth, and offer youth encouragement rather than praise.
    How To Register:
    Download and mail in the workshop registration form or register online.
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  • Event Planning - Mt. Vernon
    Grades 9-10Grades 11-12Adults
    Saturday, May 16 - Saturday, May 16, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Mt. Vernon
    Girl Fee: $10 Adult Fee: $10 | Registration Ends: 5/7/2015 9:00 PM
    Description: During this workshop participants will learn about timelines, checklists, marketing strategies, finance, logistics, safety, working with a leadership team, and developing quality program. A great work... (more)
    Event Planning - Mt. Vernon
    Grades 9-10Grades 11-12Adults
    Saturday, May 16 - Saturday, May 16, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Mt. Vernon
    Girl Fee: $10 Adult Fee: $10 | Registration Ends: 5/7/2015 9:00 PM
    Prerequisites: Online Orientation for adults; leadership experience for teens.
    Description:
    During this workshop participants will learn about timelines, checklists, marketing strategies, finance, logistics, safety, working with a leadership team, and developing quality program. A great workshop for anyone who will be directing a large event for girls and/or adults. Strongly recommended for new Community Day Camp directors and Encamporee directors. Teens welcome. Prerequistes: Online Orientation for adults; leadership experience for teens.
    How To Register:
    Download and mail in the workshop registration form or register online.
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  • Encamporee Planning - Bellevue
    Adults
    Saturday, May 16 - Saturday, May 16, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Bellevue
    Girl Fee: Adult Fee: $15 | Registration Ends: 5/7/2015 9:00 PM
    Description: This workshop for the Service Unit Encamporee Director provides tools and resources to effectively manage a weekend camping program. Learn how to develop goals and objectives for your camp, make a pla... (more)
    Encamporee Planning - Bellevue
    Adults
    Saturday, May 16 - Saturday, May 16, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Bellevue
    Girl Fee: $0 Adult Fee: $15 | Registration Ends: 5/7/2015 9:00 PM
    Prerequisites: Event Planning Strongly encouraged!
    Description:
    This workshop for the Service Unit Encamporee Director provides tools and resources to effectively manage a weekend camping program. Learn how to develop goals and objectives for your camp, make a planning timeline and schedule activities appropriately. Also includes information on providing effective risk management and emergency procedures, and maintaining camping traditions for your community.  PREREQUISITE: Event Director Workshop strongly encouraged.
    How To Register:
    Download and mail in the workshop registration form or register online.
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  • Working with Teens - Mt. Vernon
    Adults
    Saturday, May 16 - Saturday, May 16, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Mt. Vernon
    Girl Fee: $0 Adult Fee: $10 | Registration Ends: 5/7/2015 9:00 PM
    Description: Wonder why girls approaching the teenage years turn into "somebody you don't know?" Learn why! Then, work together to identify strategies that can help turn the challenges into joys. Strongl... (more)
    Working with Teens - Mt. Vernon
    Adults
    Saturday, May 16 - Saturday, May 16, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Mt. Vernon
    Girl Fee: $0 Adult Fee: $10 | Registration Ends: 5/7/2015 9:00 PM
    Description:
    Wonder why girls approaching the teenage years turn into "somebody you don't know?" Learn why! Then, work together to identify strategies that can help turn the challenges into joys. Strongly recommended for all leaders and advisors who work with teens or who will soon transition into Cadettes.
    How To Register:
    Download and mail in the workshop registration form or register online.
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  • Power Up Facilitator Training - Seattle
    Adults
    Saturday, May 30 - Saturday, May 30, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Seattle Service Center
    Girl Fee: $0 Adult Fee: $10 | Registration Ends: 5/17/2015 9:00 PM
    Description: Power Up encourages the 85 percent of the population who are bystanders to bullying (rather than targets or bullies) to recognize the strength in those numbers and use it to intervene when they see so... (more)
    Power Up Facilitator Training - Seattle
    Adults
    Saturday, May 30 - Saturday, May 30, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Seattle Service Center
    Girl Fee: $0 Adult Fee: $10 | Registration Ends: 5/17/2015 9:00 PM
    Prerequisites: Interview with kingcountyevents@girlscoutsww.org
    Description:
    Power Up encourages the 85 percent of the population who are bystanders to bullying (rather than targets or bullies) to recognize the strength in those numbers and use it to intervene when they see something wrong. Power Up Facilitators will: - Empower girls to intervene in bullying - Ensure that Power Up is accessible to all girls - Support girls through Power Up and address all conflict and emotions during the program - Evaluate program and complete program paperword - The Power Up Facilitator is responsible for the facilitation of standardized Power Up programming for the middle or high school girls in a series of 3 sessions, an overnighter, or a opne day event. The volunteer works as part of a team of adults to ensure that girls have a positive experience, using the guidelines of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience. Lunch a T-Shirt and Power Up curriculum binder are all provided. Please complete an interview for this facilitator role prior to this training by contacting KingCountyEvents@girlscoutsww.org to schedule an interview.  for: Adults.
    How To Register:
    Download and mail in the workshop registration form or register online.
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  • Coach Preparation Workshop - Seattle
    Adults
    Sunday, May 31 - Sunday, May 31, 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM | GSWW Seattle Administrative Office
    Girl Fee: 0 Adult Fee: 0 | Registration Ends: 5/22/2015 9:00 PM
    Description: A workshop to prepare volunteers to support their peers: new troop leaders as they complete their online learning modules and begin connecting with other leaders and the service unit, or more experien... (more)
    Coach Preparation Workshop - Seattle
    Adults
    Sunday, May 31 - Sunday, May 31, 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM | GSWW Seattle Administrative Office
    Girl Fee: 0 Adult Fee: 0 | Registration Ends: 5/22/2015 9:00 PM
    Description:
    A workshop to prepare volunteers to support their peers: new troop leaders as they complete their online learning modules and begin connecting with other leaders and the service unit, or more experienced leaders looking for some fresh ideas. This interactive workshop includes coaching skills, strategies, resources and problem solving techniques you'll use whether or not you become a GSWW Coach. Appropriate for Facilitators, SU Team Members, or any volunteer with a couple of years of Girl Scout experience. Prerequisite: Experience as Getting Started Coach or Welcome Chat Advisor helpful, but not required.
     
     
     
     
     
    How To Register:
    Download and mail in the workshop registration form or register online.
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  • YPQ: Reframing Conflict - DuPont
    Adults
    Thursday, June 18 - Thursday, June 18, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | GSWW DuPont Girl Scout Center
    Girl Fee: $0 Adult Fee: $10 | Registration Ends: 6/16/2015 9:00 PM
    Description: What role do you play in conflict situations in your program? Do you know how to turn a conflict situation into an opportunity for growth? This interactive workshop introduces participants to a step-b... (more)
    YPQ: Reframing Conflict - DuPont
    Adults
    Thursday, June 18 - Thursday, June 18, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | GSWW DuPont Girl Scout Center
    Girl Fee: $0 Adult Fee: $10 | Registration Ends: 6/16/2015 9:00 PM
    Description:
    What role do you play in conflict situations in your program? Do you know how to turn a conflict situation into an opportunity for growth? This interactive workshop introduces participants to a step-by-step model for reframing conflict as well as general principles of conflict resolution.
    How To Register:
    Download and mail in the workshop registration form or register online.
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  • Coach Preparation Workshop - DuPont
    Adults
    Saturday, June 27 - Saturday, June 27, 12:00 PM - 3:15 PM | GSWW DuPont Girl Scout Center
    Girl Fee: 0 Adult Fee: 0 | Registration Ends: 6/18/2015 9:00 PM
    Description: A workshop to prepare volunteers to support their peers: new troop leaders as they complete their online learning modules and begin connecting with other leaders and the service unit, or more experien... (more)
    Coach Preparation Workshop - DuPont
    Adults
    Saturday, June 27 - Saturday, June 27, 12:00 PM - 3:15 PM | GSWW DuPont Girl Scout Center
    Girl Fee: 0 Adult Fee: 0 | Registration Ends: 6/18/2015 9:00 PM
    Description:
    A workshop to prepare volunteers to support their peers: new troop leaders as they complete their online learning modules and begin connecting with other leaders and the service unit, or more experienced leaders looking for some fresh ideas. This interactive workshop includes coaching skills, strategies, resources and problem solving techniques you'll use whether or not you become a GSWW Coach. Appropriate for Facilitators, SU Team Members, or any volunteer with a couple of years of Girl Scout experience. Prerequisite: Experience as Getting Started Coach or Welcome Chat Advisor helpful, but not required.
     
     
     
     
     
    How To Register:
    Download and mail in the workshop registration form or register online.
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  • YPQ: Building Community - DuPont
    Adults
    Tuesday, July 14 - Tuesday, July 14, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | GSWW DuPont Girl Scout Center
    Girl Fee: $0 Adult Fee: $10 | Registration Ends: 7/9/2015 9:00 PM
    Description: Do you know what it takes to build an emotionally and physically safe space for youth? Building an emotionally safe community of peers and adults is essential for youth to learn and develop as individ... (more)
    YPQ: Building Community - DuPont
    Adults
    Tuesday, July 14 - Tuesday, July 14, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | GSWW DuPont Girl Scout Center
    Girl Fee: $0 Adult Fee: $10 | Registration Ends: 7/9/2015 9:00 PM
    Description:
    Do you know what it takes to build an emotionally and physically safe space for youth? Building an emotionally safe community of peers and adults is essential for youth to learn and develop as individuals. This interactive workshop will introduce participants to a variety of activities designed to support the community building process.
    How To Register:
    Download and mail in the workshop registration form or register online.
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  • Coach Preparation Workshop - Everett
    Adults
    Sunday, July 19 - Sunday, July 19, 2:00 PM - 5:15 PM | GSWW North Regional Office
    Girl Fee: 0 Adult Fee: 0 | Registration Ends: 7/9/2015 9:00 PM
    Description: A workshop to prepare volunteers to support their peers: new troop leaders as they complete their online learning modules and begin connecting with other leaders and the service unit, or more experien... (more)
    Coach Preparation Workshop - Everett
    Adults
    Sunday, July 19 - Sunday, July 19, 2:00 PM - 5:15 PM | GSWW North Regional Office
    Girl Fee: 0 Adult Fee: 0 | Registration Ends: 7/9/2015 9:00 PM
    Description:
    A workshop to prepare volunteers to support their peers: new troop leaders as they complete their online learning modules and begin connecting with other leaders and the service unit, or more experienced leaders looking for some fresh ideas. This interactive workshop includes coaching skills, strategies, resources and problem solving techniques you'll use whether or not you become a GSWW Coach. Appropriate for Facilitators, SU Team Members, or any volunteer with a couple of years of Girl Scout experience. Prerequisite: Experience as Getting Started Coach or Welcome Chat Advisor helpful, but not required.
     
     
     
     
     
    How To Register:
    Download and mail in the workshop registration form or register online.
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  • Power Up for Adults - Bellevue
    Adults
    Tuesday, July 28 - Tuesday, July 28, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM | Bellevue
    Girl Fee: $0 Adult Fee: $10 | Registration Ends: 7/19/2015 9:00 PM
    Description: Have you heard about Power Up, the new anti-bullying program offered by Girl Scouts of Western Washington? It helps the 85% of girls who are bystanders to bullying to intervene when they see something... (more)
    Power Up for Adults - Bellevue
    Adults
    Tuesday, July 28 - Tuesday, July 28, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM | Bellevue
    Girl Fee: $0 Adult Fee: $10 | Registration Ends: 7/19/2015 9:00 PM
    Description:
    Have you heard about Power Up, the new anti-bullying program offered by Girl Scouts of Western Washington? It helps the 85% of girls who are bystanders to bullying to intervene when they see something wrong. This workshop for adults will help you understand the power of this experience for girls, and give you the skills to intervene in bullying situations you may encounter yourself, whether amongst adults or girls.  for: Adults.
    How To Register:
    Download and mail in the workshop registration form or register online.
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  • YPQ: Building Community - DuPont
    Adults
    Thursday, August 13 - Thursday, August 13, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | GSWW DuPont Girl Scout Center
    Girl Fee: $0 Adult Fee: $10 | Registration Ends: 8/10/2015 9:00 PM
    Description: Do you know what it takes to build an emotionally and physically safe space for youth? Building an emotionally safe community of peers and adults is essential for youth to learn and develop as individ... (more)
    YPQ: Building Community - DuPont
    Adults
    Thursday, August 13 - Thursday, August 13, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | GSWW DuPont Girl Scout Center
    Girl Fee: $0 Adult Fee: $10 | Registration Ends: 8/10/2015 9:00 PM
    Description:
    Do you know what it takes to build an emotionally and physically safe space for youth? Building an emotionally safe community of peers and adults is essential for youth to learn and develop as individuals. This interactive workshop will introduce participants to a variety of activities designed to support the community building process.
    How To Register:
    Download and mail in the workshop registration form or register online.
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  • Service Unit Manager (SUM) Workshop - Bellevue
    Adults
    Saturday, August 15 - Saturday, August 15, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM | GSWW King County Regional Office
    Girl Fee: $0 Adult Fee: $0 | Registration Ends: 8/6/2015 9:00 PM
    Description: Get an understanding of leadership and management skills, team and community building, and the steps involved in providing effective support to troop leaders.... (more)
    Service Unit Manager (SUM) Workshop - Bellevue
    Adults
    Saturday, August 15 - Saturday, August 15, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM | GSWW King County Regional Office
    Girl Fee: $0 Adult Fee: $0 | Registration Ends: 8/6/2015 9:00 PM
    Description:
    Get an understanding of leadership and management skills, team and community building, and the steps involved in providing effective support to troop leaders.
    How To Register:
    Download and mail in the workshop registration form or register online.
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  • Service Unit Manager (SUM) Workshop - DuPont
    Adults
    Sunday, August 16 - Sunday, August 16, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | GSWW DuPont Girl Scout Center
    Girl Fee: $0 Adult Fee: $0 | Registration Ends: 8/6/2015 9:00 PM
    Description: Get an understanding of leadership and management skills, team and community building, and the steps involved in providing effective support to troop leaders.... (more)
    Service Unit Manager (SUM) Workshop - DuPont
    Adults
    Sunday, August 16 - Sunday, August 16, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | GSWW DuPont Girl Scout Center
    Girl Fee: $0 Adult Fee: $0 | Registration Ends: 8/6/2015 9:00 PM
    Description:
    Get an understanding of leadership and management skills, team and community building, and the steps involved in providing effective support to troop leaders.
    How To Register:
    Download and mail in the workshop registration form or register online.
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  • Service Unit Manager (SUM) Workshop - Everett
    Adults
    Saturday, August 22 - Saturday, August 22, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM | GSWW North Regional Office
    Girl Fee: $0 Adult Fee: $0 | Registration Ends: 8/13/2015 9:00 PM
    Description: Get an understanding of leadership and management skills, team and community building, and the steps involved in providing effective support to troop leaders.... (more)
    Service Unit Manager (SUM) Workshop - Everett
    Adults
    Saturday, August 22 - Saturday, August 22, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM | GSWW North Regional Office
    Girl Fee: $0 Adult Fee: $0 | Registration Ends: 8/13/2015 9:00 PM
    Description:
    Get an understanding of leadership and management skills, team and community building, and the steps involved in providing effective support to troop leaders.
    How To Register:
    Download and mail in the workshop registration form or register online.
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  • YPQ: Cooperative Learning - DuPont
    Adults
    Thursday, September 17 - Thursday, September 17, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | GSWW DuPont Girl Scout Center
    Girl Fee: $0 Adult Fee: $10 | Registration Ends: 9/14/2015 9:00 PM
    Description: Do the youth in your program have opportunities to work together in groups, teaching and learning from each other? Cooperative learning is an excellent way to nurture youth leadership, build community... (more)
    YPQ: Cooperative Learning - DuPont
    Adults
    Thursday, September 17 - Thursday, September 17, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | GSWW DuPont Girl Scout Center
    Girl Fee: $0 Adult Fee: $10 | Registration Ends: 9/14/2015 9:00 PM
    Description:
    Do the youth in your program have opportunities to work together in groups, teaching and learning from each other? Cooperative learning is an excellent way to nurture youth leadership, build community, and keep things fun. This interactive workshop will equip participants with grouping strategies and ways to think about building cooperative learning into any program offering.
    How To Register:
    Download and mail in the workshop registration form or register online.
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  • Service Unit Manager (SUM) Workshop - Seattle
    Adults
    Saturday, September 26 - Saturday, September 26, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | GSWW Seattle Administrative Office
    Girl Fee: $0 Adult Fee: $0 | Registration Ends: 9/17/2015 9:00 PM
    Description: Get an understanding of leadership and management skills, team and community building, and the steps involved in providing effective support to troop leaders.... (more)
    Service Unit Manager (SUM) Workshop - Seattle
    Adults
    Saturday, September 26 - Saturday, September 26, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | GSWW Seattle Administrative Office
    Girl Fee: $0 Adult Fee: $0 | Registration Ends: 9/17/2015 9:00 PM
    Description:
    Get an understanding of leadership and management skills, team and community building, and the steps involved in providing effective support to troop leaders.
    How To Register:
    Download and mail in the workshop registration form or register online.
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  • YPQ: Youth Voice - DuPont
    Adults
    Tuesday, October 13 - Tuesday, October 13, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | GSWW DuPont Girl Scout Center
    Girl Fee: $0 Adult Fee: $10 | Registration Ends: 10/8/2015 9:00 PM
    Description: Are you providing young people with authentic, meaningful choices throughout your program? Does your program reflect the input of the youth involved? Research shows that quality programs incorporate y... (more)
    YPQ: Youth Voice - DuPont
    Adults
    Tuesday, October 13 - Tuesday, October 13, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | GSWW DuPont Girl Scout Center
    Girl Fee: $0 Adult Fee: $10 | Registration Ends: 10/8/2015 9:00 PM
    Description:
    Are you providing young people with authentic, meaningful choices throughout your program? Does your program reflect the input of the youth involved? Research shows that quality programs incorporate youth input at both activity and organizational levels. This workshop will emphasize the importance of offering real choices and meaningful participation to youth, and nurturing youth leadership.
    How To Register:
    Download and mail in the workshop registration form or register online.
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  • YPQ: Planning & Reflection - DuPont
    Adults
    Wednesday, November 18 - Wednesday, November 18, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | GSWW DuPont Girl Scout Center
    Girl Fee: $0 Adult Fee: $10 | Registration Ends: 11/15/2015 9:00 PM
    Description: Are you engaging youth in the critical life skills of planning and reflection? Are you ready to be more intentional about including planning and reflection strategies into your daily activities but no... (more)
    YPQ: Planning & Reflection - DuPont
    Adults
    Wednesday, November 18 - Wednesday, November 18, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | GSWW DuPont Girl Scout Center
    Girl Fee: $0 Adult Fee: $10 | Registration Ends: 11/15/2015 9:00 PM
    Description:
    Are you engaging youth in the critical life skills of planning and reflection? Are you ready to be more intentional about including planning and reflection strategies into your daily activities but not sure where to start? This workshop introduces participants to powerful and easy to use methods that promote youth engagement in planning, implementing, and evaluating activities and projects.
    How To Register:
    Download and mail in the workshop registration form or register online.
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