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Saturday Training Events
New or returning troop leaders needing Council 101 and/or Grade Level Leadership Essentials training are invited to register for one of the following Saturday morning dates.

September 20 at Dr. Marting Luther King Jur. Community Center - Milwaukee

September 27 at Junior Achievemnet-Milwaukee Northside

October 4 at Elmbrook Church-Brookfield

October 18 at Yorkville Elementary-Union Grove

October 25 at Boerner Botanical Gardens-Hales Corners

Check in will start at 7:30 a.m. if you register for an 8:00 a.m. session and 10:00 a.m. if you register for a 10:30 a.m. session. Register online or call 800-565-4475.

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Save the Date for an Adult Journey Enrichment Event!
Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Camp Alice Chester

You have asked for more journey resources beyond the grade level Leadership Essentials trainings so we are planning a great morning of sessions that will help you deliver the fun journey program to girls. Exciting sessions are being planned with give-a-ways and an optional lunch for networking and Q&A. Stay tuned for more details in September. You will not want to miss this opportunity!

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 Working with Troops/Groups of Girls
Council 101: Welcome to Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast. This must be taken before meeting with the girls in your troop/group. View the training dates with the link above.

If you cannot attend the classroom session, Council 101 on line training 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.


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