Training and Event Opportunities


Learn 2 Lead

Want to expand on your troop skills, get additional skills to help you work with the girls, or just have some fun? Join us for a one-day training extravaganza! Choose from many different training courses designed to help you become a better-equipped volunteer. Get full training details and registration info for the location that best suits you: 


Southwest Region-Nixa, MO

Saturday, September 19, 2015


Central Region-Jefferson City, MO

Saturday, September 26, 201


Southeast Region-Cape Girardeau, MO

Saturday, October 10, 2015



If you have any questions, please contact a leadership and learning specialist-volunteerism or 877-312-4764. 



Trainings Offered on Request

GSMH schedules a variety of training dates and locations, but we know that volunteers may need other options. If training is needed in your area, please contact a leadership and learning specialist-volunteerism or 877-312-4764 with the following information: 

•    Type/Name of training needed
•    Two to four possible dates (4 weeks in advance) with desired start/end times
•    Desired location (e.g., council property or community location; please provide an address)
•    Proposed registration deadline (this is sometimes at the discretion of the facilitator)
•    List of what participants need to bring (e.g., lawn chair if training is to be conducted outdoors)
•    Contact person (to answer questions)


You will be contacted with confirmation of the "on request" training, which will be advertised in council communications when possible. Training registration forms must still be submitted by the established deadline.


The following trainings are available upon request:

•    Orientation: 1.5 hours/No Fee/No Minimum
•    Basic Outdoor Skills: 4 hrs/$10 per person/Minimum 5
•    CPR/First Aid: 5.5 hours (varies by facilitator)/$40 per person/Minimum varies per facilitator
•    Basic Troop Camping: $25 per person/Minimum 8-10 (Pre-requisite: Basic Outdoor Skills with sufficient time to practice camping skills.)
•    National Program Portfolio-Girl Scout Leadership Experience: 1.5 hours/No Fee/Minimum 5
•    Path to Silver / Path to Gold (for Girl Scout Cadettes and older): 2 hours/No Fee/Minimum 10
•    Program Aide (for Girl Scout Cadettes and older): 6 hours/$10 per girl/Minimum 10


To find an upcoming training scheduled in your area, check the Volunteer 411