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Training Designs and Handouts

Training Designs and Handouts

These documents are intended for GSCO certified trainers only. They are not intended for use outside of scheduled GSCO trainings. To register for a GSCO training, click here.
GSCO Training Evaluation (survey monkey based)  (8-2013)

Nuts and Bolts for New Leaders  (8-2013)

New version of Nuts and Bolts reflects new staff structure as well as the following updated processes for troop volunteers:

  • New leader timeline (more detail)
  • Online Membership Registration (parent/family responsibility focus)
  • Focus on family involvement and getting help
  • New bank account authorization process (online request)
  • More detailed information on troop dues
  • Revised Money Earning reporting process (online report)
  • Revised First Aider requirements (30 minutes is new threshold for Wilderness First Aider)

Power Point Presentation

Resource Packet

Slides handouts with notetaking space

Age Level Trainings (8-2013)

These 3 hour trainings are designed to equip Girl Scouts leaders, both new and bridging, with the tools they need to facilitate each Program Level with their girls. Topics covered include developmental characterisitcs, group agreements, GSLE, National Program Portfolio including Journeys and Girls Guide, Community Service and Take Action, Traditions and Ceremonies, meeting and year planning, field trip safety and resources.

Daisy 101 Training Design

Brownie 101 Training Design

Junior 101 Training Design

Older Girl (Cadette/Senior/Ambassador) Training Design


Overnight Trips (8-2013)

  • Updated Council staff contact to Program Team
  • Travel Application is no longer used. We now ask trip leadership to report any trip to Council online here
  • Additional insurance only covers "program participants." Thus, tagalongs are not covered under any additional insurance policy troop may purchase from Council.
  • Volunteer Essentials page numbers were removed to allow for annual updating of that publication
  • Money Earning Application is no longer used. We now ask troop leadership to use the Money Earning Checklist, found in Volunteer Essentials and here
  • Opportunity Grant requests are now submitted online here

Training Design


Extended Trips (8-2012)

Training Design


Cooking and Camping (8/2012)

Training Design



Its Your Journey, Customize It

Training Design


I said, She Said: Conflict Resolution

Training Design

Handouts *coming soon