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Learn about Girl Scouts

Learn about Girl Scouts

What Girl Scouting is all about

Girl Scouting is about belonging to a big sisterhood. It's about leadership, family involvement, skill-building, celebrating traditions, and taking action to make the world a better place. Girl Scouting is girl-led, and we learn by doing. Join us!

Girl Scout Membership

Every participating girl and volunteer needs an active membership with Girl Scouts of the USA. Our membership year starts on October 1st and ends September 30th. The annual fee is $15 and financial assistance is available. Membership does not guarantee placement in a troop, but a Placement Specialist will help you find a troop or help you start one.

How to join & find a troop

  1. Submit an interest form.  If you need assistance finding a troop, a Placement Specialist will contact you with information about the troop(s) in your area - or how to start one!
  2. Register as a member.  After you submit the interest form, you'll be automatically directed to the GSUSA online registration site. You'll also receive a confirmation email with the link. As a member, you'll be able to participate in Girl Scout activities - even if you haven't joined a troop yet!