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Volunteer Training

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Group Training By Request

Girl Scouts of Louisiana Pines to the Gulf schedules a variety of training dates and locations throughout the year, but we know that volunteers may need other options. That is why we are pleased to offer you Group Training By Request! This opportunity allows service units, troop leaders or parents who are looking to become skilled in a specific training to schedule one that fits with their busy schedules.

There is a 5 person minimum for a group training to occur, and the ability to fulfill the request depends on availability of a council facilitator.

Please submit an online Request a Training at least 6 weeks prior to requested day, based on the training being requested. Duration of certain trainings will vary based on number of and engagement level of participants.

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Leader Training Foundations 1

Leaders are introduced to our Girl Scout Promise and Law, the Volunteer Toolkit, Volunteer Essentials, and Safety Activity Checkpoints. Leaders will learn various ways to run troop meetings, how to plan their Girl Scout year and more!

Leader Training Foundations 2

Explores the different parts of successful troop leadership: What is a girl-led environment? How do we handle those situations that come up between girls? What are some conflict resolution strategies? Planning for travel and more!

CPR & First Aid Training

This course teaches is a Girl Scout approved first-aid CPR training that teaches rescuers how to recognize and treat medical injury and environmental emergencies in the critical first minutes until EMS arrives. CPR is basic life support course that includes one rescuer. Registered Adults Only.

Outdoor Education

This class will certify you take your troop lodge or tent camping. You will learn fire building, outdoor cooking, knots, knife skills and general outdoor safety.
Registered Adults Only. No Tag-A-Longs.

Must be renewed every three years.

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Still Water Canoe Training

-Adults Only- Pack own lunch, bring water bottle, hat with brim, sunscreen, bug spray, swimsuit on under clothes, water shoes or old tennis shoes, towels, and change of clothes. Volunteers will tip into water.

In order to qualify for this course, you should have a current First Aid/CPR certification plus successfully complete the videos with knowledge check. First Aid/CPR cards must be submitted to info@gslpg.org. This course will qualify you to take your girls canoeing in still water (Camp Bon Temps, Wawbansee or approved waters).

An email will be sent with videos and knowledge checks once deadline has passed for registration—check your junk mail if you cannot find it. It is required to complete the day before training by noon. If you do not, then you will not be allowed to participate in the training. CPR/First Aid cards should be sent in at time of registration. No Tag-A-Longs. NOTE: Still Water Canoe Training is only offered during late Spring, Summer, and early Fall due to weather.

Must be renewed every three years

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River Canoe Training

- Adults Only - Pack own lunch, bring water bottle, hat with brim, sunscreen, bug spray, swimsuit on under clothes, water shoes or old tennis shoes, towels, and change of clothes.

In order to qualify for this course, you should have a current First Aid/CPR certification plus successfully completed Still Water Canoe Training as well as the videos with knowledge check. First Aid/CPR cards must be submitted to info@gslpg.org. This course will qualify you to take your girls canoeing in approved moving river waters.

An email will be sent with videos and knowledge checks once deadline has passed for registration—check your junk mail if you cannot find it. It is required to complete the day before training by noon. If you do not, then you will not be allowed to participate in the training. CPR/First Aid cards should be sent in at time of registration. No Tag-A-Longs. NOTE: River Canoe Training will only take place in Spring/Summer.

Must be renewed every three years.

Have you already taken a River Canoe Trip in or out of state? We'd love your feedback to better help us serve our members with this activity. Please fill out the River Canoe Trip Questionnaire.

 

Archery Training

This course will certify you to utilize Girl Scout property to teach archery to girls. No Tag-A-Longs.

Must be renewed every three years.

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Volunteer Toolkit/Money Management/P-500

Learn all about one of your most powerful resources, the Volunteer Toolkit! We'll show you how easy it is to access meeting plans, choose badges, add activities, create a year plan, communicate with your troop and more! Check out the VTK User Guide for Parents/Caregivers and Troop Volunteers! In addition, we'll cover best practices and policies for money management and review the process for properly submitting a P-500 Application for Trips and Activities so that your troop stays safe while having fun on their adventures!

Higher Awards & Travel

Higher Awards & Travel - Learn more about Girl Scout Destinations. GS Destinations are travel opportunities designed just for Girl Scouts! From catching waves and saving sea turtles in Costa Rica to exploring outer space at a NASA Space Camp, there is a trip fit just for you! Choose from over 40 special trips! You'll also learn all about Higher Awards, what are they, who qualifies, what needs to be done, where to start, and what are the benefits of earning a Higher Award? Join us to learn all about it!  

Girl Scout Ceremonies

Girl Scouts love ceremonies! What are Girl Scout ceremonies, how do you plan one, what does it entail, when do you hold them? Let us help you by providing valuable resources and answering any questions you have relating to Bridging, Investiture, Re-dedication, & Flag Ceremonies!

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