Troop Start-Up Training
New troop leaders are encouraged to register for Troop Start-Up Training, where you'll review Troop Start Up with staff or service unit volunteers to get all the essentials for starting your troop meetings!
Join us in the GSWO Volunteer Support Facebook Group on Tuesdays this membership year for our new learning opportunity, Leader Lives! In these 30-minute Facebook Lives, new and returning troop leaders will learn all about the various aspects of Girl Scouts!
Can't attend live? That's okay! Replays will be available in the Facebook Group to watch at any time after the livestream.
Traditions | Oct 6, 2020 | 6:30 - 7 PM
Traditions give Girl Scouts a sense of history and inspire them to be the best they can be! Sharing traditions with millions of Girl Scouts—and the huge network of Girl Scout alumnae who came before them—helps remind girls they belong to a big, powerful, and inclusive sisterhood. Join us as we explore some of our favorite Girl Scout Traditions!
Navigating Virtual Girl Scouts | Oct 13, 2020 | 6:30 - 7 PM
As Girl Scouts, we live by the motto "be prepared"—and that includes when the unexpected happens. There are so many ways to encourage girls to learn, grow and experience life virtually. Join us as we explore all the resources we have to support troops in this new virtual experience.
Troop Money Earning | Oct 20, 2020 | 6:30 - 7 PM
Would your troop like to have a bake sale or raise money for a trip? Join us as we chat about the ins and outs of Troop Money Earning.
Family Giving | Nov 3, 2020 | 6:30 - 7 PM
The Family Giving Campaign is a way to engage caring Girl Scout parents, caregivers, and volunteers in providing financial support to enable girls and adults to achieve the Girl Scout mission and goals. The money raised will help keep the costs of camp and council programs low. Join us as we discover how you can support and ask others to support the campaign too.
Community Service vs. Take Action 101 | Nov 10, 2020 | 6:30 - 7 PM
Did you know there is a difference between a community service project and a take action project? Join us as we chat about the ways you can take action in journeys.
Community Service vs. Take Action 102 | Nov 10, 2020 | 7:15 - 7:45 PM
Did you know there is a difference between a community service project and a take action project? Join us as we chat about the ways you can take action during highest awards projects.
Troop Finances | Dec 15, 2020 | 6:30 - 7 PM
Teaching girls about money management and empowering them to make good financial decisions is part of troop financial management. We walk through some best steps in managing your troop finances for the year.
WAGGGS 101 | Jan 12, 2021 | 6:30 - 7 PM
New Leaders join us as we introduce WAGGGS and how it correlates to Girl Scouts!
WAGGGS 102 | Jan 12, 2021 | 7:15 - 7:45 PM
Returning leaders join us as we talk about the resources that WAGGGS provides and how to get your troop to start thinking about Girl Scouts globally!
Conflict Resolution 101 | Jan 26, 2021 | 6:30 - 7 PM
New leaders join us as we discuss navigating through some of those tough conversations.
Conflict Resolution 102 | Jan 26, 2021 | 7:15 - 7:45 PM
Returning leaders, join us as we talk about ways to resolve some of those on-going conflicts that seem to pop up throughout the Girl Scout year.
Journeys | Feb 2, 2021 | 6:30 - 7 PM
Every Girl Scout grade level has different Journeys to choose from that include a service learning Take Action project. We’ll explore, discover and learn how you can help girls power a lifetime of leadership and success through Journeys.
Leadership Awards 101 | Feb 16, 2021 | 6:30 - 7 PM
Girl Scouts offer a variety of awards to recognize girls who have gone above and beyond to help other Girl Scouts or their community in a meaningful way. Join us as we learn about the leadership awards for newly started troops.
Leadership Awards 102 | Feb 16, 2021 | 7:15 - 7:45 PM
Girl Scouts offer a variety of awards to recognize girls who have gone above and beyond to help other Girl Scouts or their community in a meaningful way. Join us as we learn about the leadership awards for seasoned troops.
Program Processes 101 | Mar 2, 2021 | 6:30 - 7 PM
New leaders join us as we learn about the 3 Girl Scout program processes and how-to girls benefit from them.
Program Processes 102 | Mar 2, 2021 | 7:15 - 7:45 PM
Returning leaders, join us as we review the program processes and discuss how to incorporate these into your troop and to use them in girl planning.
Flag Ceremonies | Mar 16, 2021 | 6:30 - 7 PM
A flag ceremony honors the American flag as the symbol of our country and all the hopes, dreams, and people it represents. We’ll demonstrate a Flag Ceremony and answer any questions that you have as you plan for your troop to hold their own.
Debriefing | Apr 13, 2021 | 6:30 - 7 PM
Leaders join us as we explore the Girl Scout tradition of debriefing as we discuss this cooperative learning and learning by doing technique to engage girls in their learning and encourage them to grow.
Girl-Led | Apr 27, 2021 | 6:30 - 7 PM
Girls of every grade level shape their experience by asking questions, sharing ideas, and using their imaginations. When girls play a critical role as decision makers in the planning and implementation of their activities, they are more engaged. Join us as we discuss how to make things girl-led by grade level.