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Training for Volunteers

If you are a new volunteer, new leader or bridging leader and need the required training, check out the link below for dates and locations.

Required Training for All Volunteers
Council 101:

All volunteers new to Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast are required to take Council 101. View the training dates with the link above.  Complete the Council 101 Prework before coming to class.

If you cannot attend the classroom session, Council 101 Independent Study is an option.

Required Training for Troop Leaders
Leadership Essentials:

In addition to Council 101, all registered adult volunteers in troop/group leadership positions (01 or 02) are required to complete the grade level specific Leadership Essentials courses. View the training dates with the link above.

If you cannot attend a classroom training, GSUSA offers an Girl Scouting 101  (Leadership Essentials Training). It is available in English and Spanish.

Video resources

Como hacer una reunión de las Girl Scouts - Vídeo en español

How to have a Girl Scouts meeting - Video in English

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Additional Training for Other Volunteers
Volunteering for Girl Scout Series and Events

Available in English and Spanish.This is a 25-minute, self paced, streamlined online orientation to Girl Scouting. 

After logging on to the Volunteering for Girl Scout Series and Events training, use the password 'volunteer'. For council name select "Wisconsin Southeast".  

NOTE: Volunteers in the troop, camp, virtual, and travel pathways should watch Girl Scouting 101. Volunteers in the series and event pathways should watch Volunteering for Girl Scout Series and Events.


Please contact:

  • Michelle Villanueva, Volunteer Development Manager  Northern & Central East Regions - mvillanueva@gswise.org or 414-443-3971 

  • Leann Meiners, Volunteer Development Manager Southern & Central West Regions - lmeiners@gswise.org or- 414-443-3987

We Can Get Her There

We all have a role to play in helping girls achieve their full leadership potential because when girls succeed, so does society. Together, we can get her there.