Training Courses


To register for any of these trainings, please email membership@gsak.org or call 456-4782.  Are you a troop leader in Rural Alaska? We offer phone trainings at your convenience. Please call our office to schedule a training. We currently offer the following courses:


Basic Leadership Training
All adult volunteers who are new to Girl Scouts. (1 hour)


  • Prerequisite—Must have completed a Volunteer Application, Background Check, and New Leader Orientation
  • Learn about the spirit of the Girl Scout movement, the framework of the program
  • Hear about important Girl Scout history and traditions
  • Find out more about our Council and the programs we offer


Daisy Age Level
For adults working with girls K-grade 1. (1 hour)


  • Overview of the Daisy Girl Scout program
  • Characteristics of Daisy age level girls
  • Resources for planning
  • Earning Daisy Petals and other awards


Brownie Age Level
For adults working with girls in grades 2-3. (1 hour)


  • Overview of the Brownie Girl Scout program
  • Characteristics of Brownie age level girls
  • Girl leadership skills
  • Resources for planning
  • Earning Badges and other awards

Junior Age Level
For adults working with girls in grades 4-5. (1 hour)


  • Overview of the Junior Girl Scout program
  • Characteristics of Junior age level girls
  • Girl leadership skills
  • Earning Badges and other awards
  • Resources for planning


Cadette/Senior Age Level
For adults working with girls in grades 6-12. (1 hour)


  • Overview of the Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador Girl Scout Program
  • Role of leader
  • Girl leadership skills
  • Characteristics of Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador age level girls
  • Awards for Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador Girl Scouts
  • Resources for planning
  • Opportunities beyond the troop & for leadership development


Basic Outdoor Skills
A requirement for volunteers who want to take their troops camping (6 hours)


  • Learn about camping preparation
  • Fire building and ax safety
  • Wilderness First Aid Skills
  • Cooking Lunch outdoors
  • Wildlife safety
  • Outdoor Safety
  • How to Register for Training Sessions

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