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adult learning


Learn to be a better leader

Join fellow volunteers for fun learning experiences, all designed to engage, educate and empower you!

Upcoming training dates can be found on the Events page under Volunteer Training.

Click here to register for an Adult Learning course today! 

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.