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Training

Increase your confidence and invest in yourself and the girls in your troop by taking courses designed to fully support you as you guide girls through their Girl Scout Leadership Experience. Check out the training options below or see the Course Catalog.

Need to cancel or transfer to a different in-person course? See the cancellation policy to learn how. 

Contents

Required Training for Leaders

Getting Started with Your Troop

Start with Getting Started with Getting started with Your Troop (online, 90 min). New leaders and co-leaders automatically receive an email invitation from our online learning portal, Litmos. Don’t see an email? Check your spam folder or contact training@sdgirlscouts.org for assistance. Once you’ve logged in and created a password, you can return to Litmos anytime by visiting sdgirlscouts.litmos.com. Your username is your Girl Scout email. Forgot your password? Select the “I forgot my password” option to reset it. For best results use Google Chrome or Firefox as your browser. 

Intro to Girl Scouts

Intro to Girl Scouts (in person). You’ll receive an email with a coupon for a free class after you complete Getting Started with Your Troop. Learn how to use the Volunteer Toolkit, apply the Girl Scout Leadership Experience to troop activities, and engage troop families. Plus, gain tips and best practices for leading a troop of any level. Register for Intro to Girl Scouts.

Learn and Lead:  Join us for this training-in-a-day to check off your required courses! You'll take Intro to Girl Scouts in the morning and choose a program-level course (i.e., Diving into Daisies, Blasting into Brownies, etc.) to take in the afternoon. We provide lunch and childcare so you can focus on getting things done! Pre-requisite: Getting Started with Your Troop online. Register for Learn and Lead.


First Aid/Lifeguard Training

First Aid/CPR/AED

All troops need a volunteer trained in first aid/CPR/AED to attend meetings and outings. This “first aider” may be the leader, co-leader, or another troop volunteer. 

Register for a Girl Scouts San Diego first aid course or take a course taught by:

  • American Red Cross
  • National Safety Council
  • EMP America
  • American Heart Association

About online first aid courses: In-person courses are preferred for beginners. Blended courses that are part online and part in-person are allowed if they include hands-on practice and feedback from a certified trainer. Blended courses are a good option for recertification (required every two years). Contact training@sdgirlscouts.org before enrolling in a blended course that’s not provided by Girl Scouts San Diego.

First aid courses that are entirely online don’t meet Girl Scout safety standards.

Upload Your First Aid Certification

If you take a first aid/CPR/AED course from a provider that’s not Girl Scouts San Diego, upload a scan or photo of your certification to your online Girl Scout training record. Log in to sdgirlscouts.litmos.com with your username (Girl Scout email) and password. Select Course Library on the left and then Alternate Certification Upload. Need help? Contact training@sdgirlscouts.org.

Wilderness First Aid

When emergency medical services will be more than 30 minutes away from a troop activity, the troop first aider must have Wilderness First Aid or Wilderness First Responder certification. Have questions? Contact training@sdgirlscouts.org. Register for Wilderness First Aid.

Lifeguard Training

This two-year lifeguarding certification includes first aid, professional-level CPR, and AED in one certificate. This is an in-the-water course. Come prepared to get wet! It’s a 30-hour course. Prerequisites: Rigorous swim test and home study. Contact training@sdgirlscouts.org for more information. Register for Lifeguard Training .


Outdoor Training

Outdoor Training (Overnights and Camping)

Take your girls outside! Our outdoor training prepares you to introduce girls to the great outdoors in progressive steps from a local overnight to rustic camping. Not sure what course you need? See the Outdoor Progression Chart to learn more. Classes must be taken in order.

Do you have extensive camping experience with Girl Scouts or another youth organization? You may be able to test-out of some of these courses. Contact training@sdgirlscouts.org to learn more.

Basic Overnights (45 min, online course)
Take this training if your troop is planning its first neighborhood overnight (required before girls can go cabin camping) or if your troop plans to attend a service unit encampment or council-sponsored Adventure Weekends where program activities and meals are provided and girls lodge in cabins. At least one adult in attendance must have this training.

Sign up using the code sleepingbag.

Let's Camp (2.5 hour, in-person course)
If you've completed a basic overnight, encampment, or adventure weekend with your girls, they may be ready for a troop cabin campout. Learn about outdoor program delivery, how to choose and reserve property, manage safety, involve girls in no-cook meal preparation (adults may use heat), and build troop skills, teamwork, and memories. You’ll be qualified to take girls cabin camping in our mountain properties and at private and public campsites. Pre-requisites: Getting Started with Your Troop (online), Intro to Girl Scouts , Basic Overnights.

Register for Let’s Camp.

Let's Have a Campfire (3 hour, in-person course)
In this hands-on class, you’ll learn safe campfire activities you can teach your girls, including building and extinguishing fires, using pocketknives and hatchets, tying knots, campfire programs and reflective debriefing. Get tips for safely cooking on a stick while you enjoy a tasty snack. This training qualifies you for stick cooking (like s'mores), beach or backyard fires, and campfires held while cabin camping. Pre-requisites :  Basic Overnights, Let's Camp.

Register for Let’s Have a Campfire.

Let's Cook Out! (7 hour, in-person course)
Discover several fun methods of outdoor cooking you can empower your girls to use. Using propane, charcoal and wood fuel, you and your new friends will cook and share a tasty four-course meal. Learn about safe food handling, sanitation and accommodating allergies and dietary practices. You'll be qualified to use many outdoor cooking methods with your girls. Note: This course includes all food and materials. Email training@sdgirlscouts.org if you have dietary restrictions. Pre-requisites: Basic Overnights, Let's Camp, Let's Have a Campfire,

Register for Let’s Cook Out.

Let's Tent (overnight, in-person course)
Once you and your girls are ready for more rugged experiences, explore troop tent camping. Learn about safety, environmental considerations and how to sleep comfy outdoors. You’ll discover tips for gear selection, cool night-time activities and much more. Note: This course includes food. Email training@sdgirlscouts.org if you have any allergies or dietary restrictions. Please view the  Let’s Tent FAQ and Packing List before attending. Pre-requisites:  Basic Overnights, Let's Camp, Let's Have a Campfire, Let’s Cook.

Register for Let’s Tent.

Backpack Training Program

The Backpacking Training Program offers great new outdoor adventures for girls and adults! Designed for individuals, our three-step wilderness progression safely takes girls and adults out of the campground and into the woods. 

Wilderness Hiking, the first in the outdoor backpacking progression, this one-day training teaches adults and girls (sixth grade and up) the essential skills and knowledge necessary for exciting wilderness exploration. The course covers safety, proper gear and equipment, the Leave No Trace ethic, building independence in girls, and laying a strong foundation for more extraordinary adventures, such as backpacking. The class fee includes course materials and a "Ten Essentials" starter kit. Register for Wilderness Hiking.

Basic Backpacking teaches everything adults and girls (seventh grade and up) need to know to begin a true, multi-night wilderness adventure. Hikers gain the knowledge and skills they need to make important decisions about gear, clothing, and trip planning so that they can hit the trail feeling confident and self-sufficient. Training includes classroom instruction, group day hike, and backpacking trip. Prerequisite: Wilderness Hiking. Register for Basic Backpacking.

Advanced Backpacking Trips safely takes girls and adults on unforgettable wilderness adventures where they'll enjoy the majesty of nature along with the camaraderie of fellow backpacking enthusiasts all while building higher level skills. Prerequisites: Wilderness Hiking and Basic Backpacking. Register for Advanced Backpacking Trips.

Questions? Contact customercare@sdgirlscouts.org.

Archery Instructor Training

Meet the safety-wise standard for Archery Instructor Certification. Leaders, assistant leaders, and interested adults (18 years and older) are welcome. Archery instructors can lead archery for their troop, an encampment, and/or assist in leading an archery workshop. Certification is valid for three years. Register for Archery Instructor Training.

Event and Encampment Director Training

Planning a large event (200+) or an Encampment (3+ troops)? Take Event and Encampment Director Training online. It’s required for directors and recommended for anyone who is part of the planning team. The course is 20 minutes and includes a reference guide. Email training@sdgirlscouts.org for access to the course.


Online Training

Online training is an easy, convenient way to learn about Girl Scouts. It’s available for any member or volunteer. 

New Volunteers

New Girl Scout troop leaders and assistant leaders automatically receive access to our online learning portal, Litmos, within a week after their background check clears. Look for an email invitation from Litmos in your inbox. Don’t see it? Check your spam folder.

If you haven’t received an email, are just super excited to get started, or need access for yourself or another troop volunteer, contact training@sdgirlscouts.org.

Browse Online Courses

Browse the list of courses below and make note of the course code. Then:

  1. Visit Litmos Self Sign Up
  2. Enter your name, Girl Scout email, and course code.
  3. Watch for a training invitation email from Litmos.
  4. Select the link in the email to view the course.

Note: Always use your Girl Scout email as your Litmos username so that all of your online training records appear in one place. 

Alternate Certificate Upload

Do you have a certification from another organization that you’d like us to recognize (i.e. first aid or aquatic instructor certification, etc.)? Use this upload feature and we’ll check it out and include it in your training record. Code: certified

Basic Overnights

This first course in the outdoor training series helps you prepare for overnights in the neighborhood, simple encampments, and Adventure Weekends. This course is required before a first overnight. Length: 40 minutes. Code: sleepingbag

Blasting into Brownies

Ready to blast into Brownies? In this course, learn how you can support girls in their Brownie years as they change and grow. We'll show you what the Girl Scout Leadership Experience looks like for Brownies and help you define your role. We'll provide lots of tips for giving Brownies the structure they need and share all the things Brownies can do. It's going to be a great year! This training benefits troop leaders, IRM parents, and adult volunteers. Length: 55 minutes. Code: 4brownie

Bronze Award Online Training

Help your Girl Scout Juniors achieve the Bronze Award! This training covers Bronze Award essentials like award steps and requirements. You’ll learn the difference between a community service project and a Take Action project, plus lots of tips for Bronze Award success. Length: 30 minutes. Code: gobronze1

Cadette Learning Path

Are your Juniors getting ready to bridge? Or, do you already have a Cadette troop? This learning path is for you! Learn what's different about your role and about girls who are entering their teen years. Take away essential tips you can use to support girls and make the Cadette years flexible, valuable, and fun! For troop leaders, adult volunteers, and parents. Courses include: Cruising into Cadettes (40 minutes); Finances for Older Girls (8 minutes); Being Teen Savvy (5 minutes); Silver Award Training (20 minutes). Code: cadette20

Ceremonies in Girl Scouting

Learn about traditional Girl Scout ceremonies like investiture, bridging, the flag ceremony, Girl Scouts’ Own, and more. Self-paced. Code: ceremony

Cookie Program Training (seasonal only)

Troop cookie managers and parents of independently registered girls take this training annually to learn about running the Girl Scout Cookie Program for their troop or girl. See our About Girl Scout Cookies page to learn more.

Conflict Resolution and Prevention

Learn what causes conflict and tips for resolving it. Plus, find out how to manage troop conflict and how to get help when you need it. Length: 20 minutes. Code: peace4u

Day Camp Volunteer Orientation

Day camp volunteers take this training to learn about our day camps including traditions, volunteer roles, safety, and what to expect when volunteering. Length: 15 minutes. Code: campfun

Fall Product Program Training (seasonal only)

Troop fall managers and parents of IRMs take this training to learn about running the fall product program for their troop or girl. Visit our Fall Product Program page to learn more.

Getting Started with Your Troop

Learn the essentials of Girl Scouting with Girl Scouts San Diego. This training covers important topics for troop leaders: starting a troop, handling troop finances, keeping girls safe, product programs, and where to find resources and support. Troop leaders are automatically assigned this required training. Not a troop leader or need help? Contact training@sdgirlscouts.org.

Gold Award Online Training

Learn Gold Award basics! Jump start your brain so your passions, interests, and ideas begin forming before submitting a Gold Award proposal. Open to girls, parents, project advisors, and leaders. This course is required for girls who want to earn the Gold Award. By signing in, girls certify that they are at least 13 years old. Visit our Gold Award page for more resources. Length: 30 minutes. Code: gogold

Intro to Girl Scouts

Learn how to use the Volunteer Toolkit, apply the Girl Scout Leadership Experience to troop activities, and engage troop families. Plus, gain tips and best practices for leading a troop of any level. Listen in on an ad-hoc broadcast version of Intro to Girl Scouts. In normal times, this is an in-person class, so this webinar is posted to help fill an interim need to remain in a safe space. Length: 2.25 hours. Code: welcome

Large Event and Encampment Director Training

Learn how to plan and run a successful event or encampment from start to finish. Required for event or encampment directors. Length: 20 minutes. Code: funevents

Let’s Camp

You’ll discover how to choose and reserve property, manage the safety of your troop, involve girls in no-cook meal preparation, and pick up some techniques for outdoor program delivery. You'll be qualified to take your girls cabin camping at our mountain properties and at private and public cabins. In normal times, this is an in-person class, so this webinar is posted to help fill an interim need to remain in a safe space. Length: 2.5 hours. Code: camp4fun

Outdoor Challenge

Do you have a strong background in camping with groups or extensive camping experience with Girl Scouts or a comparable youth group? Take this course to “test out” of outdoor training in the following order: Let’s Have a Campfire, Let’s Cook Out, and/or Let’s Tent. Prerequisites: Basic Overnights (online) and Let’s Camp. Self-paced. Code: outdoors

Senior/Ambassador Roundtable

Network with other leaders to learn tips for engaging older girls during this busy and critical life stage. Usually, this is an in-person class, so this webinar recording provides an opportunity to experience this class from home. Length: one hour. Code: roundtable01

Silver Award Online Training

Help your Girl Scout Cadettes achieve the Silver Award! This training covers Silver Award essentials like award steps and requirements. You’ll learn the difference between a community service project and a Take Action project, plus lots of tips for Silver Award success. Open to girls, parents, project advisors, and leaders. Length: 30 minutes. Code: gosilver1

Tips and Tools for Busy Troop Leaders

Learn tips and tricks for running your Girl Scout meetings and learn about resources to help you manage your troop and mediate conflict. Self-paced. Code: tips4leaders

Troop Treasurer Training

Volunteers in the troop treasurer role take this required training to learn about troop finances and best practices for managing and reporting troop funds. Length: 20 minutes. Code: banking2

Water Safety Tips for Girl Scout Troops

Cover basic water safety information from the American Red Cross, then review Girl Scout standards for swimming and other aquatic activities. Length: 60 minutes. Code: safeswim

Where to Place Badges, Patches, and Insignia

This cute, girl-led video takes the guess-work out of placing badges, patches, and insignia on Girl Scout uniforms. Length: 3 minutes. Code: cooluniform

Technical Help

Our courses work best when viewed with Google Chrome. If using an iPhone or other Apple device, download Google Chrome for best results rather than using Safari.

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The link expires. But you can log in to Litmos any time. Here’s how:

  1. Visit sdgirlscouts.litmos.com.
  2. Enter your username (Girl Scout email).
  3. Enter your password (if you don’t know it or haven’t set it yet, select the "I don’t remember my password" option and follow the prompts).
  4. Once in Litmos, your assigned classes will appear on your dashboard. Select a class to begin.
I tried to self-sign up using a course code, but I can’t access the course.

The code only works once. If you have used the code to assign yourself a course, simply log in:

  1. Visit sdgirlscouts.litmos.com.
  2. Enter your username (Girl Scout email).
  3. Enter your password (if you don’t know it or haven’t set it yet, select the “I don’t remember my password option and follow the prompts).
  4. Once in Litmos, your assigned classes will appear on your dashboard. Select a class to begin.
I don’t remember my password.
  1. Visit sdgirlscouts.litmos.com.
  2. Enter your username (Girl Scout email).
  3. Select the “I don’t remember my password” option and follow the prompts to reset it.
I’m watching a course but can’t progress to the next module. Contact training@sdgirlscouts.org for assistance. We will manually adjust the training so that you can continue. 
I’ve completed a course, but my training record only shows a partial completion. Contact training@sdgirlscouts.org for assistance.

Still need help? Contact training@sdgirlscouts.org for assistance.


Program Training

Diving into Daisies

Explore program options that focus just on Daisies. Take a closer look at meetings, Journeys, badges, games, and traditions for younger girls. Register for Diving into Daisies.

Blasting into Brownies

Ready to blast into Brownies? In this training, learn how you can support girls in their Brownie years as they change and grow. We'll show you what the Girl Scout Leadership Experience looks like for Brownies and help you define your role. We'll provide lots of tips for giving Brownies the structure they need and share all the things Brownies can do. It's going to be a great year! This training benefits troop leaders, IRM parents, and adult volunteers. Duration: 55 minutes.

Take this course online. Visit sdgirlscouts.litmos.com/self-signup and enter your username (Girl Scout email) and code 4brownie.

Just for Juniors

Explore program options that focus just on Juniors. Program level training for older girl troops focuses on best practices for working with and engaging older girls. Register for Just for Juniors.

Cruising into Cadettes

Girls enter their first years of older girl Girl Scouting when they bridge from Juniors or join as Cadettes. It’s an exciting time. Many new opportunities await Girl Scout Cadettes! And, it’s also a time of change. Learn what’s different about your role and about girls who are entering their teen years. Take away essential tips you can use to support girls and make Cadette years valuable and fun!

Take this course online. Visit sdgirlscouts.litmos.com/self-signup and enter your username (Girl Scout email) and code cadette20.

Senior/Ambassador Roundtable

Network with other leaders on tips for engaging older girls during this busy and critical stage. Register for Senior/Ambassador Roundtable.

Multi-level Troop

Take this online course to learn tips for managing a multi-level troop. Find it in the course library at sdgirlscouts.litmos.com. Log in with your username (Girl Scout email) and password. If you don’t remember your password, select the “I don’t remember my password” option to reset it. Need help? Contact training@sdgirlscouts.org

Bridging

Girl Scouts "bridge" when they transition from one program level to the next. It's a celebration of achievements that is fun, personalized, and memorable. A bridging ceremony should be designed by girls in partnership with adults. See the Bridging Guide to learn more.

Ready, Set, LEAD!

Ready, Set, LEAD! In this interactive training session, gain group management and program delivery skills from the Girl Scout Outreach (GSO) team. GSO staff regularly lead programs for K-12 girls in large groups, and they’re ready to share their secrets for successful troop meetings, engaging activities, and cooperative leadership. Childcare is provided for age 5 and up.


Highest Awards Training

Bronze Award

As a Girl Scout troop leader, it’s very rewarding to know that you’ve set girls on the path of community leadership and personal success by guiding them though the highest awards.

Troop leaders, parents, and adult volunteers take Bronze Award training to learn how to guide girls through a successful Bronze Award project. For online training, signup and enter the code “gobronze1” to begin. Or, register for the in-person Bronze and Silver Award Workshop. Contact training@sdgirlscouts.org for assistance.

Note: You must be 13 years or older to register for the online course. By clicking this registration link, you certify that you are at least 13 years old. This course is intended for adults.

Silver Award

As a Girl Scout troop leader, it’s very rewarding to know that you’ve set girls on the path of community leadership and personal success by guiding them though the highest awards.

Cadettes, troop leaders, parents, and volunteers take this training to learn about the Girl Scout Silver Award. Learn about award steps, requirements, and the difference between a community service project and a Take Action project. (Course duration: 25 minutes). Register with your Girl Scout email and enter the code “gosilver1” to begin.

Note: An adult must register for girls under the age of 13. Need help? Contact training@sdgirlscouts.org.

Gold Award

As a Girl Scout troop leader, it’s very rewarding to know that you’ve set girls on the path of community leadership and personal success by guiding them though the highest awards.

Got girls interested in the Girl Scout Gold Award? Guide them to check the pre-requisites and steps for going gold. They’ll start with online training. Then, they can attend the optional Gold Award Workshop if they want to. Questions? Contact training@sdgirlscouts.org.

About the workshop: The workshop is a hands-on workshop, where space is limited in order for girls to have a quality, productive experience developing their Gold Award Take Action project idea. Girls in their Junior and Senior High School years are given priority, though younger high school-aged girls are welcome after April 1 of their freshman year.  


Troop Financials

Troop treasurers can self-sign up for training online. Use your Girl Scout email and code “banking2” when prompted. Then, check your email for a link to log into the Troop Treasurer Learning Path.

Troop leaders can also learn about troop finances by viewing these recorded webinars:

  • Troop Finances Made Simple: This webinar is designed to help new troop leaders navigate the Volunteer Toolkit, learn about planning the troop’s budget, and understand how to manage the troop’s financial process. Sign up using your Girl Scout email and the code "simple01".
  • Wrapping up Troop Financials: Learn tips, tricks, and best practices to complete your troop's annual financial report. We'll cover the financial tracking worksheet and how to submit your troop's report on the Volunteer Toolkit Finances tab. Sign up using your Girl Scout email and code "wrapup4".


Trips and Travel Training

Troop Tripping

Troop Tripping is required for leaders whose troops are planning trips out of state, trips involving air travel, or trips lasting 3 or more nights. This workshop addresses group and safety management, paperwork requirements, money-earning tips, planning timelines, and keys to managing girl and parent expectations. Take this course at least 3 months prior to the trip. Register for Troop Tripping.

San Francisco Bridging Workshop

Make bridging from Juniors to Cadettes with Girl Scouts NorCal a meaningful, girl-led adventure. Prerequisite: The Troop Tripping workshop is required before any domestic or international travel. Register for the San Francisco Bridging Workshop

Destinations Expo

Global adventures await! Meet world travelers from Girl Scouts San Diego and learn about travel opportunities. At this free open house, you’ll hear from past Destinations participants and about the application process, financial assistance, and what to expect. Girls, troop leaders, adult volunteers and families welcome. Visit Girl Scouts USA travel website to view destination options and to apply. Trips for the upcoming year will be posted mid-to end of August. For more information, contact: customercare@sdgirlscouts.org. Register for the Destinations Expo


Volunteer Toolkit

Want to spend less time planning and feel more satisfied with the time you spend with your troop? Check out the Volunteer Toolkit (VTK). This web app helps troop leaders and co-leaders plan meetings and communicate with families easily with materials lists, activity timelines, standard email language, and more! Access it on your computer, tablet, or phone—it’s mobile friendly.

Learn how to log in and VTK basics and check out the cheat sheet to get going quickly.


Fall and Cookie Product Program

Troop leaders and co-leaders can watch an overview of the fall product program and the cookie program online. Find the course on your online learning dashboard—it’s automatically assigned. Contact training@sdgirlscouts.org if you need assistance.

Seasonal training for both programs is available for volunteers taking on a troop fall manager or troop cookie manager role. Visit the Quick Start for Volunteers page for more instructions on how to get started.


Training Resources

Online Training

Online training is an easy, convenient way to learn about Girl Scouts. And, it’s available for any member or volunteer. New Girl Scout troop leaders and assistant leaders automatically receive access to our online learning portal, Litmos. Look for an email invitation from Litmos in your inbox. Don’t see it? Check your spam folder.

If you haven’t received an email or need access for yourself or another troop volunteer, contact training@sdgirlscouts.org.

Once you’ve logged in to Litmos, you can return any time to finish a course you’ve started or view free courses in the course library. Simply visit sdgirlscouts.litmos.com and enter your username (Girl Scout email) and password. If you don’t remember your password, select the “I don’t remember my password” option to reset it.

Use Google Chrome as your browser. If using an iphone or other Apple device, download Google Chrome rather than using Safari for best results. Need help? Contact training@sdgirlscouts.org for assistance.

Special Request Training

Want to take training right in your neighborhood? We can bring most of our classes to you! (Though we are unable to accommodate outdoor classes other than Let's Camp).

To get started

  • Check out the Training Calendar to make sure there isn’t a class already scheduled for the same region at the same time that you are requesting.
  • Have three dates (at least 30 days in the future) ready to suggest for your Special Request Training. This gives us time to find a trainer and get registration ready.
  • Identify a potential location name and address for your class (but don't book the space until you hear back from us).
  • Line up a minimum of 10 students for all classes except First Aid. First Aid classes have a strict 10:1 student to teacher ratio, so classes can have 7-10 students with one instructor or 16-20 students with two instructors. In all cases, we reserve the right to open the class up to other members in the council to make sure we're using resources wisely.
  • Enter your information on our request form.
  • The Adult Learning team will follow up once you request the class to confirm a date and provide information on getting your group registered.

Questions? Contact training@sdgirlscouts.org.

Financial Aid for Training

Financial aid to cover the cost of training is available to volunteers who are registered members. Select the financial aid option when registering for a course at on our events page. Contact training@sdgirlscouts.org with questions. Troop funds may also be used to cover training costs.

Be a Trainer

Are you passionate about the outdoors or leadership development? Do you have tips and tricks from years of Girl Scouting that you would like to share with other leaders? If this sounds like you—and you’re ready for a new challenge with Girl Scouts—consider becoming a trainer. Trainers collaborate with staff and other trainers to deliver trainings that support the next generation of leaders and adult volunteers who help to build girls of courage, confidence, and character. Fill out this interest form or email training@sdgirlscouts.org for more information.

Cancellation Policy

To request that we transfer your course to another date, email training@sdgirlscouts.org five or more days before your scheduled course. Provide the date/time/location of the new course. Note: We will transfer your course one time. The same payment can’t be transferred more than once.

To request a course refund, email training@sdgirlscouts.org five or more days before your scheduled course.

If you’re not eligible for a transfer or a refund, let us know anyway. Our trainers appreciate knowing how many will attend. 

Exceptions to our transfer and refund policies are made for true emergencies and illness. It's best to reschedule if you're not feeling well. Contact training@sdgirlscouts.org to discuss further.

For registration assistance, contact customercare@sdgirlscouts.org or 619-610-0821.


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