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Adult Training

At GSOSW, we strive to offer an adult training progression matching the girl progression experience. Our trainings are designed to offer adults insight on girl and adult readiness, and present ideas for how adults can teach girls skills in an empowering way.

NEW VOLUNTEERS:

Select your position to review the initial required training.

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CERTIFICATIONS:

For most activities or trips, at least one adult volunteer in attendance needs to be CPR/First aid certified for adults and children. If your troop is planning a trip where girls will be 30 minutes or more away from emergency services, we also require at least one adult attending the trip take wilderness and remote first aid.

CPR/First Aid
What’s in this Training?

In order to ensure Girl Scouts is a safe place for girls, we offer CPR/First Aid certification classes to any Girl Scout Volunteer interested in developing their emergency response skills.

Prerequisites:

None

Cost:

$45.00

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Wilderness and Remote First Aid
What’s in this Training?

This 16 hour weekend course provides a foundation of first aid principles and skills for individuals responding to remote emergencies when immediate emergency medical services will be delayed or are unavailable.

Prerequisites:

CPR/First Aid

Cost:

$90.00

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Small Craft Safety
What’s in this Training?

In this course you will learn information and skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to small craft emergencies. This course will also prepare you for water emergencies by teaching you how to protect yourself while teaching others.

Prerequisites: 

None

Cost:

$90.00

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REQUIRED TRAINING FOR SPECIFIC ACTIVITIES:

Troops are required to have one attending adult with the following trainings in order to participate in specific activities.

These trainings are intended to be taken over an extended period of time, and should be pursued when the girls in your troop are ready to plan such an event.

These trainings should be taken prior to the planning phase for the aforementioned event or activity.

Day Trips
What’s in this Training?

The first step in the Outdoor training progression, the Day Trips course helps adults and leaders working with the troop to assist girls with the planning and implementing of safe, fun, and successful day trips and short outings. The training focuses on readiness and progression in learning for both girls, and adults in the troop.

Prerequisites:

GS 101 and Volunteer Essentials and Safety

Cost:

$3.00

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Indoor Overnights
What’s in this Training?

Indoor Overnights is the second step in the outdoor training progression. This course covers the intricacies of assisting girls in planning overnight trips of up to 3 nights in an enclosed structure with basic amenities.

Prerequisites:

GS 101, Volunteer Essentials and Safety, and Day Trips

Cost:

$1.00

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Outdoor Skills
What’s in this Training?

This overnight training prepares adults to go camping the Girl Scout way. This hands-on training gives adults insight teaching girls fire and knife safety, how to prepare food outdoors, and the intricacies of managing a campsite.

Prerequisites: 

GS 101, Volunteer Essentials and Safety, Day Trips, and Indoor Overnights

Cost:

$35.00

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Extended Travel
What’s in this Training?

This course covers assisting girls in planning for trips of four or more nights, or trips more than 200 miles outside of council jurisdiction.

Prerequisites:

GS 101, Volunteer Essentials and Safety, Day Trips, and Indoor Overnights

Cost:

$3.00

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RECOMMENDED:

Venture Out!

An interactive volunteer resource.

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Please note: Late registration and cancellation/transfer of any in-person training course will be subject to a $10 fee. Course registration after the online registration deadline has passed may be possible by contacting learning services. No refunds will be given for cancelations five (5) or fewer business days prior to the training date.