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Learning and Enrichment

Whether you are new leader or in your fifth cookie season, our volunteer learning and enrichment sessions are designed to engage with volunteers at every stage of Girl Scouting to provide you with the information, resources, and skills to feel prepared and confident in leading girls.  With these offerings, we strive to enhance your leadership skills to build girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. 

All in-person learning and enrichment opportunities are listed on our events page and online learning can be found through our website. Each fall, Girl Scouts of Colorado hosts Leadership Summits across the state to bring fun and engaging workshops to you.

Log into your myGS account to access gsLearn

From My Account, find the gsLearn tab on the left hand menu. The first time you log in to gsLearn, it may take up to 30 min for your dashboard to load. If you encounter this issue, please log out and log back in again. gsLearn is not available on mobile at this time. 

We know that training is critical to a successful volunteer experience, and for that reason, we are continually adding to our training portfolio. Check the event list and gsLearn, our e-learning site, regularly.

myGS Tips

myGS Tips

We've created a short tutorial to help you acess the Volunteer Toolkit on the new myGS.

Log into myGS via the green navigation bar above. Here you can access two resources:

Search for in-person trainings in the Events Calendar.

These are just some of the trainings we offer:

 First Year Troop Leaders:
Program Level 101

This in-person training is your ticket to a super successful troop! Learn how to plan, organize, and engage your troop in Girl Scouts. Offered for Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Older Girls, and Multi-Level. 

Volunteer Toolkit

Online! Plan your Girl Scout year with ease using this helpful tool! Explore Girl Scout National Leadership Journey and Badges, set troop meeting dates, communicate with caregivers, and so much more.  

Managing Troop Finances

Online! Learn how to prepare and manage a budget for your troop while getting some tips for saving money!

Field Trips and Outings

Online! Ready to go on your first troop outing? Learn how to prepare your girls (and yourself!) and make sure everyone has taken all the necessary steps to have a safe and fun experience.

Successful Leader Learning Foundation 1

Online! Basic overview of the key concepts of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience that will help you start your troop year. 

 Prepare for Troop Adventures:
Overnight Trips

Online or in person! Required before planning an overnight trip. Your girls are on the go and ready for adventure! Let Girl Scouts share our best tips for stress-free, safe trip and help you plan for great girl-led trips.

Outdoor Skills Training

There are lots of ways to get outdoors with girls, anything from a walk a local park, to a day outdoor skill building adventure, to an overnight backpacking trip! As girl moves through an outdoor progression, different kinds of adult volunteer training is needed. The chart below summarizes all of the outdoor program resources and skills training opportunities available to you as a volunteer with Girl Scouts of Colorado.

GSCO Adult Outdoor Skills and Training Progression Chart

Regional & National Trips

Online! Regional trips are 3+ nights and can start with a trip within Colorado, then expand to different areas of the U.S. These can be camping* or backpacking*, glamping, or urban trips where you stay in a hotel! Your troop can plan their own adventure or take advantage of a pre-planned Girl Scout Destination, Getaway, or Troop Trek!

International Trips

Online! International travel is an exciting experience for girls to share with their troop! Planning for international travel should start at least 2 years in advance. If they are planning their own troop trip, this will provide time for the troop to earn troop funds, plan an itinerary, and make reservations. Planning a trip to one of the four Girl Scout World Centers is a great place to start, there are also pre-planned trips troops can participate in!

Event Planning Training

The event planning training is a 1.5 hour virtual or in-person training that will prepare you to run events.  It will include topics such as process of event planning, planning timelines, event management roles, event registration, planning checklists, making events girl - led, budgets, event safety and more. This training also includes an additional service unit campout planning resource guide. To take this training, connect with your service unit and request the training as a group of volunteers through the service unit training request form.

Interested in becoming a Volunteer Trainer?
Our Volunteer Trainers are critical to bringing learning opportunities across the state. Email for information on becoming a Volunteer Trainer.