THEN- Complete training courses to prepare yourself and girls for
adventures beyond your meeting place.
· First Aid/CPR Training (Level 1)
A Troop First Aider with the appropriate First Aid/CPR certification
is required for any troop activity outside of the regular troop
meeting including field trips, events, outdoor activities, and
traveling to and from events. Refer to Safety Activity Checkpoints to
learn more about first aid requirements for Girl Scout activities.
This certification is valid for two years through Medic First Aid.
· Trip Planning Training
This home study course is required prior to taking your troop on any
overnight experience, outside council jurisdiction, over three hours
of travel time, or any high- risk activity - see Safety Activity
Checkpoints. Learn how to work with girls to plan, carry-out, and
evaluate day trips or overnight sleepovers- not including camping.
Contact Customer Care at email@example.com or (800)
490-8653 to request the home study course through email or login to
the online learning platform, gsLearn.
· Extended Trip Planning Training
This is a required course for leaders taking their troops on trips
over 72 hours and/or international trips. You will learn the
requirements for extended trip travel, insurance, finances, and forms.
Each course is held upon request; contact the Customer Care at (800)
490-8653 or firstname.lastname@example.org for an appointment.
Prerequisites: Trip Planning Training
· Event Planning Training
This class is recommended for volunteers running an event for a
Service Unit or an event where participants will include members of
more than one troop. Learn the logistics of planning, promoting,
delivering, and evaluating an event, as well as effective techniques
for recruiting and working with a committee. It is STRONGLY
recommended that more than one person from each Service Unit be
trained. An alternative home study course is available through the
online learning platform, gsLearn as well as upon request through
Customer Care at email@example.com.
· Outdoor Training (Part A & Part B)
This training covers budgeting, meal planning, outdoor cooking,
equipment selection, outdoor activity ideas, outdoor skills, and troop
government in an outdoor setting. This class consists of two parts:
Part A, a pre-plan session where you will work with other participants
to plan meals and supplies. Part B, a full day of outdoor fun! Outdoor
Training is mandatory for troops taking an overnight outdoor trip
and/or cooking outdoors with girls. Prerequisites: Trip Planning Training
· Camp Director Training
This class is required for volunteers running camps such as Service
Unit Day Camps or overnight campouts, where participants will include
members of more than one troop. Comprehensive training on all aspects
of the camp operation, including methods of managing camp operations,
program scheduling, resources, staff organization, recruiting and
training camp staff, and health and safety protection. Prerequisites:
Event Planning Training