Troop Team's Guide to Success: This document contains helpful information for everything from volunteering with GSCSA, starting a new troop, planning troop meetings and events, working with girls and their families, and much more!
Volunteer Essentials: This searchable online tool is here to help answer your questions about the troop experience, engaging families, safety and more.
Volunteer Handbook: Read our council's volunteer policies and expectations, as well as detailed volunteer position descriptions.
Safety Activity Checkpoints: Safety checkpoints tailored for each activity girls might participate in. Updated for 2019.
Troop and Service Unit Activity Approval Form: Submit this form for the following activities:
- Any travel beyond your normal meeting location
- Approval for high risk activities
- Approval for international travel
- Purchasing insurance for trips lasting more than 2 nights, insurance for non-member participants at any event, and insurance for international travel
Outdoor Education: This page is dedicated to helping troops get the training and information they need before they venture outdoors with their troop.
Encampment Manual: Plan the best campout in service unit history! It’s filled with helpful information on how to reserve camp, plan activities, manage a budget, sample timelines, checklists, and more! Updated February 2017.
Blue Book of Basic Documents: This publication contains all of the basic documents of Girl Scouts of the United States of America. It is the foundation for the work of all Girl Scout councils. Available online or in print by request.