New Troop Advisors Share in the fun and excitement as a
Girl Scout troop advisor! Troop advisors work with other volunteers to
help girls learn new skills, explore new adventures, make new friends
and create memories that will last a lifetime.
We’ve outlined the required trainings, enrichment opportunities, and
needed information to help you make the most out of your time with the
girls. We offer in-person and online options for New Troop advisors,
so you choose what works for best for you!
Here’s what you need to do to get started as a new Girl Scout troop advisor:
Complete your registration and complete your background
View the Girl Scouting 101 video found below.
Once you've been cleared and approved as a troop advisor, review
the New Troop Advisor Passport -- a printable guide
for leading a Girl Scout troop.
View the videos in the New Leader Training section and take the
associated knowledge checks for each video. For a list of face to
face training classes please view the training calander here.
Class is in session—whenever you’re ready! This self-paced, 45-minute
course is your online orientation to Girl Scouting, and is required
for all volunteers before starting a volunteer position. Just sign
in to get started. Select Girl Scouts of Greater South
Texas as your council.
Nothing is more important than the health and safety of our girls.
First Aid/CPR training is a requirement for every troop so that
everyone can be safe while having the fun adventures
together. Click here to view our First
Aid/CPR training courses to get started.
Looking to learn more about an aspect of Girl Scouting? Let’s do it!
Our Enrichment Workshops held at our Volunteer Conferences and offer
workshops on badges, songs, crafts, ceremonies and bridging, games and
more. See when Volunteer Conferences are scheduled.
Please download Volunteer Essentials which is a resource for
volunteers serving girls. This document offers information about the
Girl Scout movement and traditions, the Girl Scout Leadership
Experience and Journeys, healthy development in girls, how to keep
girls safe, taking trips and hosting events, and how to help girls
manage group finances, including details on Girl Scout Cookie sale.