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 Troop Leader Learning

We can’t change the lives of girls without YOU!

We've got in-depth trainings and workshops to help you make the Girl Scout experience safe and fun. Check out the Troop Leader Progression  to learn what workshops need to be taken when or review our Adult Guide to Learning Opportunities to find the right events for you!

Get Started as a Troop Leader

1409169112486.png Getting Started - Required​
Hit the ground running with this fun and informational online training. Complete the Getting Started Online Module.
          1409169112486.png Jump into Journeys
If you're ready to learn more about the Girl Scout Leadership Experience and using Journeys, this in-person workshop is for you! View upcoming workshops.
 
Venturing Out
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Day Trip Planning - Required for activity
If your troop is excited to go on a field trip away from your meeting site for four or more hours, you'll need to complete Day Trip Planning! Attend an in-person workshop or complete the online workshop.

           1409169112486.png First Aid/CPR - Required for activity
Nothing is more important than the safety of our girls! If the Safety Activity Checkpoints requires a First Aider to accompany girls' chosen activity, the First Aid/CPR training is a requirement so that everyone can be safe.

Look for local classes near you, fire stations, hospital, parks and recreation and colleges are all places that have offerings. Check out chapter four in Volunteer Essentials for more information and view available workshops.
1409169112486.png Build Your Outdoor Skills
Want to feel more confident in the great outdoors? We can help! Check out our upcoming outdoor trainings and select one that works for you.
 
Away for a Weekend ... or More!
 
1409169112486.png Indoor Overnight - Required for activity
Does your troop want to have an indoor sleepover? Complete this independent learning packet. It's a great course to take three months before your overnight! (Pre-requisite: Day Trip Planning)
1409169112486.png Outdoor Overnight - Required for activity
To  sleep outdoors and take a trip for two nights or less, attend an in-person workshop or complete this equivalency (additional pre-requisites required ) It's a great course to take three months before your adventure! (Pre-requisite: Day Trip Planning)
1409169112486.png Wilderness and Remote First Aid - ​Required for activity
​If you're planning to take your troop more than 30 minutes away from emergency medical services, one adult with this certification must be present. This 16+ hour workshop is provided by a variety of National Certifying agencies. Check out chapter four in Volunteer Essentials for more details and view available workshops.
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If you're ready to go on longer trips—three nights for more—attend an in-person workshop or complete the online workshop.
 
Questions, comments, ideas? Have a question? Or maybe a suggestion for a new training? We can’t wait to hear from you. Contact Volunteer Learning to share your voice.