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Troop Co-Leaders

With us, the fun and learning never stops! Whether your troop is just starting out or you’re looking for some new ideas, we’re sure to have the resources, tools, or programs that fit your needs.

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Required Co-Leader Trainings

All troop co-leaders must complete Volunteer Essentials training before the first troop meeting followed by New Co-Leader Orientation. To ensure the best possible experience for our leaders, we strongly recommend that New Co-Leader Orientation is completed within 45 days of troop kick off.

Volunteer Essentials

This 60-minute training introduces key concepts of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, council and national policies on safety, and other must know information. View the Volunteer Essentials training and safety manual.

Prerequisite: Girl Scout membership and completed background check recommended.

Who should take this? Required for all troop co-leaders and outdoor certified adults; recommended for all volunteers.

Complete online training

New Co-Leader Orientation

This training picks up where Volunteer Essentials ends. Co-leaders gain an in-depth understanding of their role and responsibilities, troop management, and the Girl Scout Leadership Experience as well as ideas and best practices on parent and girl engagement!

Prerequisite: Volunteer Essentials

Who should take this? All co-leaders are asked to complete New Co-Leader Orientation within the first 45 days of kicking off their troop.

Register for upcoming orientation

Troop Activity Training

Good planning makes for successful and safe activities!  This training is designed to help troop co-leaders ready to introduce fun, engaging, and program-based activities into their troop's Girl Scout experience.  These activities may be for an individual troop or a small group of troops that would like to participate in the activity together.

Take the Course (Coming Soon!)

Download the Troop Activity Training  Guide




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Workshops, Webinars & Enrichments
 

Whether you are interested in learning more about what Girl Scouts is all about, how to give your girls the best experience possible, or how to use your troop banking resources wisely - our fun workshops, engaging webinar series, and exciting enrichment opportunities will set you up for success!

Girl Scouting 101
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Girl Scouting 101
Add to your growing Girl Scout experience with this informative online module. Password: aboutGS101.

Take the course

Volunteering for Girl Scouts Series and Events
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Volunteering for Girl Scouts Series and Events
This 30-minute online course, produced by Girl Scouts of the USA, provides the essence of Girl Scouts’ inspiring leadership experience and program for girls and is just right for short-term volunteers planning to participate in series (multiple day events) or single day events.

Take the course

 

Co-Leader Webinars
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New Troop Co-Leader Webinar Series
Sign up for one (or all) of our new co-leader webinars! Packed with information and ideas, our new co-leader webinars cover everything from a look at your first year, to building your Girl Scout network, to discovering all the other amazing opportunities available to you and your girls!

Register for an upcoming webinar
 

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Social Media Training for Troop Co-Leaders
Looking to find ways to connect with your troop online or want to develop your social media skills? Use this fun and quick online training to get started.

Take the course

Troop Banking Webinar Series
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Troop Banking: Getting Started and Making Changes
These webinars are packed with information and ideas to help you set up and manage your troop bank account. Offered August - March. 

Register for an upcoming webinar
 

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Troop Banking: Wrapping Up Your Program Year
Learn to prepare and submit your end-of-year financials. Offered April - May. 

Register for an upcoming webinar

Girl Scoutings' Highest Awards
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Girl Scoutings' Highest Awards
Learn more about Girl Scouts' Bronze, Silver, and Gold Awards at these workshops for co-leaders, girls, parents, and volunteers held throughout the year and across the council. 

Register for Girl Scout Bronze Award Workshops

Register for Girl Scout Silver Award Workshops

Register for Girl Scout Gold Award Workshops




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Resources for Co-Leaders

Looking for a little something extra? Here are some of our most popular resources for co-leaders!