Adult Learning

Learn to be a better leader!  Join fellow volunteers for fun learning experiences, all designed to engage, educate and empower you!

Click here to register for an Adult Learning course today!  Our winter - spring 2016 Adult Learning Calendar is now available for download here.


Required trainings:
  • GS101: GSUSA Volunteer Welcome Video

A 45-minute self-paced online orientation to Girl Scouting.

  • GSGNY Getting Started Training/New Leader Orientation

This online follow up training Includes information regarding Girl Scouts of Greater New York history, structure, procedures, and troop start-up plans.  Prerequisite: GS101.

  • Leadership Essentials for all New Leaders

An introduction to the Girl Scout program, "Leadership Essentials" should be taken within one year of Getting Started. Prerequisite: Getting Started.


Outdoor/camping trainings:
  • Overnight Adventures & Beyond

This course is mandatory for all leaders participating in any overnight trip or sleepover.

  • The Great Outdoors

A training weekend that takes place at Camp Kaufmann. Prerequisite: Overnight Adventures & Beyond.

  • Troop Camp Certification

Certification is achieved upon the completion of "The Great Outdoors" course.


Health & safety training
  • First Aid Safety & Community CPR Training

In this comprehensive certification course participants will learn how to identify and care for a variety of medical emergencies.


Strongly recommended training
  • Enrichment Trainings 

These activities and workshops, which change seasonally, are designed to enhance leadership abilities.