This guide is designed to support busy, on-the-go troop volunteers. Inside you will find details and information to help you get started on your newest adventure—being an awesome leader for girls. We recommend that you begin by browsing the sections below and come back throughout the year to find answers to your questions as they arise. Ready to get started? Let’s go!
Nothing beats our leadership development events to learn valuable skills to enhance and enrich your leadership experience, network with other volunteers for support and of course, make new friends.
Our next Administrative Team Conference will take place on Saturday, August 10, 2024, at The Clayton Center in Clayton, NC. Please look for live registration in the late spring/early summer of 2024. If you have questions regarding this event, please contact Carolyn Pridgen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The annual fall conference for all troop co-leaders and troop volunteers is designed to be a fun training event that provides timely and helpful topics. The academy focuses on troop leadership, girl programs and troop management.
Our next Co-Leader Academy is scheduled for Saturday September 30, 2023 at Camp Mary Atkinson in Selma, NC. There will be an option for a Friday and Saturday night stay as well. Information on Co-Leader Academy 2023 is coming soon!
This conference is designed for all volunteers: troop co-leaders, troop treasurers, first aiders, service unit admin team members and more. We offer hands-on workshops, how-to-trainings, outdoor activities, fun and fellowship. The Expo will allow participants to meet and network with program providers (organizations from across our 41 counties that provide program opportunities for your girls), other troops, and council department to learn more about resources and programming opportunities available to your troop and girls.
If there is a training that you would like to see offered in your area, fill out our training request form and we’ll be in touch to work out the details.
We’re always looking for volunteers to join our team of adult learning facilitators. We welcome current and past volunteers, parents, and community members interested in supporting the Girl Scout mission. If you’d like to learn more, fill out our interest form to get started.
We’ve got you covered. Check out the New Leader’s Guide to Success. This resource will help define your role, show how to get your families involved, and give you the tools you need to lead a successful troop. You can also download the Division of Responsibilities Checklist to help you ensure the success of your Girl Scout troop.
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