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How to Start a Troop

Girl Scouts is a wonderful place for girls to grow and find optimism, joy and purpose, even in these unprecedented times of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We are grateful for your interest in making this possible for your girl and other girls in your community.

Our team wants to support you and make the troop formation process as easy as possible. You’ll have all the support you need from us, including:

  • Convenient, online training, available on your schedule will prepare you to start and lead your new troop with confidence! 
  • Resources to help you quickly and easily prepare for meetings.
  • Individual guidance, support from our GSNCCP staff as well as experienced Girl Scout volunteers in your local community. 

Ready to get started? Awesome! Follow our steps below.


Get Ready for Your First Troop Meeting


Visit our Troop Co-Leaders page for more resources and information on what to expect in this incredible role!



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