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Adult Learning Requirements for Leaders

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At Girl Scouts Louisiana East we want to prepare our adult leaders to facilitate learning for the girls the best way possible. We hope to tap into your special talents and abilities to create a wonderful experience for you and the girls. Pre-registration is required for all courses, and only currently registered members of Girl Scouts of the USA may participate in adult learning sessions.

If you  would like to: Take this course:
Volunteer for Girl Scouts Louisiana East in any position Girl Scouting 101 - Online Introduction to Girl Scouting. The easy-to-use Girl Scouting 101 introduces new volunteers to Girl Scouts’ inspiring national leadership experience, from Journey resources and The Girl’s Guide to Girl Scouting to cookie sales, safety guidelines, and much more. Spend about 45-50 minutes learning online-whenever you can fit it into your day. Visit www.gslearning.org/girlscouting101*required of all volunteers.
Volunteer to work directly or indirectly with girls, i.e. Troop Leaders, Camp, Series, Event, Travel or Virtual Pathway Volunteers. Volunteer Orientation - a face to face orientation with a volunteer mentor or staff member, focusing on your volunteer position, reviewing Volunteer Essentials, and Girl Scouts Louisiana East procedures. This session is scheduled directly with a volunteer mentor or staff member.  If you do not have a volunteer mentor, please call 800-644-7571 to schedule this session. After completing this session, volunteers should acquire a Journey’s Adult Guide for the girl’s age level they are working with and begin meeting.*required of all volunteers.
Volunteer as a Troop Leader, Assistant Troop Leader, Camp, Series, Event, Travel or Virtual Pathway Volunteer directly mentoring girls. Leadership Essentials - a face to face group session focusing on managing a group of girls while providing a safe Girl Scout Leadership Experience.  Introduction to incorporating Journeys, the Girl’s Guide to Girl Scouting and all aspects of girl ledlearning by doing, and cooperative learning into your troop/groups experience.This session should be taken within 60 days of starting the troop/group meetings.
Take a troop/group on an outing. Must be a registered and screened adult volunteer. First Aid & Adult/Child CPR/AED (Level I First Aid) consists of hands-on, lecture and visual information on administering CPR and first aid to adults and children.*required of at least one adult volunteer working with a troop or group.  Does not have to be the troop or assistant troop leader. Must be completed within 60 days of starting the troop.
Take a troop/group on a day or overnight camping and/or outdoor cooking experience. Must be a registered and screened adult volunteer Camping Skills

  • Camp Prep & Paperwork – e learning online session getting you ready for your camp session.
  • Camp Ready – e learning online session ensuring your troop/group is ready to camp
  • Basic Camping-overnight at Council campsite or approved outdoor site.

*required of at least one adult volunteer working with a troop or group before planning a day outing with a cookout or a camping trip. Does not have to be the troop or assistant troop leader. Must be completed at least 60 days prior to outing.

Gain more knowledge and skills while working directly or indirectly with girls. Any or all of our Enrichment Courses offered throughout the year: Take Action, Advanced Outdoor Cooking, Geocaching……and more!

 

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