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New Troop Leaders

Let's Get Started!

Share in the fun and excitement as a Girl Scout troop leader! Troop leaders work with other volunteers to help girls learn new skills, explore new adventures, make new friends and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Here’s what you need to do to get started as a new Girl Scout troop leader:


Complete the registration and submit required clearances.


View the GSUSA welcome video


Once you've been cleared and approved as a troop leader, review the Leader's Guide to Success—a printable guide for leading a Girl Scout troop.


Start your online learning in gsLearn. 

You can access gsLearn by clicking on MyGS from our website navigation. Once you log into gsLearn, complete the New Leader Learning Path. 


Complete the Volunteer Toolkit training in gsLearn. 

Sign into MyGS to log into gsLearn and find GSUSA Volunteer Toolkit – Troop Leader View on your dashboard.


Attend a Leadership Workshop

This live session provides new leaders with a closer look at Girl Scout troop management and how to help girls discover, connect, and take action! Leaders will have the opportunity to network with staff and new and experienced leaders in their area. Register for upcoming sessions in our Activities Calendar.


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