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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!

Click here to register for an Adult Learning course today! Our Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Adult Training Calendar is now available to download.

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.