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Your Next Step, Powered by Girl Scouts!

New Badges, New Journeys, New Discoveries

What path will you choose next year? With new programs in outdoor adventure and STEM and the promise of dozen of new skills to learn and awards to earn, at Girl Scouts the trail is yours to blaze! You're a force to be reckoned with, and we can help you unleash more of that unstoppable potential-in a place that's all about championing girls' success. Whatever the next step looks like for you, we can help you make it happen.


Already a member? Log in to renew.

National membership dues for girls and adults have increased to $25 to ensure that Girl Scouts of the USA has the resources to develop new technology and new girl programs, including new badges for all levels and easier-to-use Journeys focusing on things girls want to do, like exploring STEM and the outdoors. Girls can now earn Troop Camping badges and Robotics badges, and Daisies can even earn the Citizen Badge! The new Journeys will expose her to the Outdoors and inspire her to Think like an EngineerThink Like a Programmer and Think Like a Citizen Scientist.  Click here to learn more. 

2019 Renewal and Registration Guide

My GS- Steps to Renew

The Girl Scout Member Community, My GS, is your one-stop shop to renew Girl Scout membership online, update your contact information, and make sure we have the correct information about your Girl Scout volunteer roles.  If you have trouble signing in, please contact a member of our Customer Care Team for assistance.

Login to your My GS account. Need help? Check out our Logging
         Into My GS tool.

numbers_2Click the "Member Profile" button.

numbers_3If you’re renewing just members of your family, select         the"Membership" tab. If you are a Girl Scout leader and renewing         members of your troop, select the "Troops" tab.

numbers_4In the upper right hand corner, make sure you have selected "Next         Year" in the drop down box.

numbers_5For each member you would like to renew, select the "Renew" drop         down under the Renewal Choice column. Click "Continue".

numbers_6You will be asked to accept the Girl Scout Promise & Law.         Click "Continue".

numbers_7On the payment screen, you can decide if you’d like to contribute to         the GGSGT Donation Campaign. We’d love for you to support         Girl Scouts this way!

numbers_8Enter your credit card information and click "Continue".

numbers_9A confirmation page will appear for you to review all the girls and         adults you’ve selected to renew. Click "Submit".

numbers_10Once the transaction is completed, you will be given the opportunity         to share your exciting renewal news on Facebook or Twitter. You’ll         also have the option to print an itemized receipt at the bottom of the         screen. You’re all set for next year!

Adding a New Member

 IF SHE'S A YOUNGER SIBLING: On the bottom of the "Membership" tab in MyGS, you’re able to add a new girl or adult to your family under the "Add a New Member to Household" section. Select "Girl" or "Adult" then click "Go". Make sure to pay close attention to which membership year you would like to sign them up for and that you enter a girl’s CURRENT grade in if asked.

 IF SHE'S JOINING YOUR TROOP: On the bottom of the "Troops" tab in MyGS, you’re able to add a new girl or adult to your troop under the "Add a New Member to Troop" section. Select "Girl" or "Adult" then click "Go". Make sure to pay close attention to which membership year you would like to sign them up for and that you enter a girl’s CURRENT grade in if asked.

If someone is joining Girl Scouts but isn't sure what troop they'd like to join, visit the gsgst join page, click "Join Today" button, and select "Unsure" when you reach the troop selection portion of registration.


Paying for Memberships

For the upcoming 2017-2018 membership year, the annual membership dues collected by Girl Scouts of the USA will increase to $25 for both girl and adult members. The annual membership dues are determined by GSUSA’s National Board of Directors. A Girl Scout membership is one of the most valuable investments anyone can make in a girl’s life. The additional funding provided by the membership dues increase will ensure this important programming endures and thrives.

Membership dues go directly to GSUSA and are not retained by Girl Scouts Heart of the South. Membership fees paid to GSUSA cover accident insurance for members participating in approved Girl Scout activities, program development, research, resources, training, services to councils, and protection of the Girl Scout brand. Membership dues also help fund the implementation of new technologies to improve the Girl Scout experience for girls, volunteer and parents.

Paper Registration Forms

Registration for councils nationwide has gone digital. Paper registrations will not be accepted. If you do not have a credit/debit card to pay for membership online, please make arrangements to pay the membership fee to the troop advisor so that she can register your daughter through her own My GS account using the troop’s card.  If you have any questions about online registration or renewal, please contact a member of our Customer Care Team.

Lifetime Members

Lifetime Members DO need to renew.. While they will not need to purchase a membership, they will need to select one of the following options for each role they have listed in their profile: “Renew”, “I’ll Decide Later”, or “Don’t Renew”. We also ask that our Lifetime Members take this opportunity to review and make any updates to their contact information in their My GS accounts.