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Volunteer Essentials is a reference guide to use as needed. It includes information about starting a troop, important safety reminders , and managing troop finances, and provides an overview of Girl Scouting!
Please join us for a “What's New for Volunteer Essentials” webinar on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. Click here to register. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
- Chapter 1: Welcome to Girl Scouts
- Chapter 2: Troop Start Guide
- Chapter 3: Engaging Girls at All Grade Levels
- Chapter 4: Safety-Wise
- Chapter 5: Managing Group Finances
- Chapter 6: Trips and Travel
- Chapter 7: Camping - Taking Leadership to the Outdoors
- Chapter 8: Procedures and Standards
Safety Activity Checkpoints
Safety Activity Checkpoints go hand in hand with Volunteer Essentials. The checkpoints help you ensure the safety of your girls as you do activities throughout your Girl Scout adventure. You can download the full version which includes all activities, below:
The checkpoints are formatted as checklists, so that you, your co-volunteers, and the girls can go through and check off that each step has been followed. Examples of checkpoints include kayaking, playgrounds, and theme parks.