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 check.
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.
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.