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New Leader Portal

New Leader Portal

Welcome to the New Leader portal! The resources on this page will come in handy during your Girl Scout year. For questions, please contact your Community Engagement Manager or the Answer Center at 314.400.4600.

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New Leader’s Guide to Success
Your path for the next 90 days of your Girl Scout Leadership life.

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New Troop Leader Learning Path
The New Troop Leader Learning Path in gsLearn is comprised of five courses that provide indispensable information for new troop leaders. The first course, New Troop Leader Training, is mandatory and must be completed within 30 days of being assigned in gsLearn. 
 

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Parent/Guardian Introduction Email
MS Word document that can be used as an introduction email or letter to Parents/Guardians of girls interested in joining your troop. Also includes information about the first parent/guardian meeting. Customize as you see fit.
 

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Parent/Guardian Interest Form
Sign-up sheet for adults to contribute to the troop's success
 

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Volunteer Essentials
Essential resource that is the operational how-to guide for Girl Scout Volunteers.
 

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Volunteer ToolKit
The Volunteer Toolkit is a digital resource that supports troop leaders and co-leaders, making the process of running a troop easier and more efficient.
 

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Starting your Troop Bank Account
When opening a Girl Scout Troop Bank Account the financial institution may require specific documents. Please contact the bank prior to your visit to ensure you have the required documents.
 

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Safety Activity Checkpoints 
Safety requirements and preparation for Girl Scout Activities.
 

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Badge Checklist
Looking for a way to track who’s earned what badge/patch/award? Here’s the most current offerings right from GSUSA.
 

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Kaper Chart
Sample of a chart used to ensure all girls in a group have the opportunity to participate in all activities associated with a meeting, camping trip, etc.
 

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Forms 
Visit our Forms landing page on the Girl Scouts website to gain access to helpful documents such as Girl Health History Form, Parent Guardian GS Agreement, Financial Assistance Request, Membership forms, Come Join Our Girl Scout Troop and so much more!
 

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Publications 
Keep up to date with the latest and greatest activities, trainings, and news! The Lead and Learn is our Adult Training guide and the Inspire Discovery is our Girl programing.  Depending on the time of year our Camp Adventure guide will be here with your girl’s camping adventure options.