Volunteer Resources

Girl Scout University

Girl Scout University provides leadership and professional enrichment to empower volunteers
and staff in the Girl Scout Movement.

Online course are also available!


Virtual Workshops - Accessible 24 hours a day

Girl Scouting 101
This is a required course for Troop Leadership.
Password: aboutGS101
Council: Tropical Florida

Volunteering for Girl Scout Series & Events
An orientation for volunteers serving in Series and Events Pathways.
Password: volunteer
Council: Tropical Florida

In Person Worshops

Troop Pathway Module for Girl Scout Daisy, Brownie, or Junior Troop Volunteers

Pre-requisite: Online Girl Scouting 101

Tuesday, May 6, 2014


Troop Pathway Module for Girl Scout Cadette, Senior, or Ambassador Troop Volunteers

Pre-requisite: Online Girl Scouting 101

Monday, May 5, 2014


Travel Pathway Planning Trips/Travel Etiquette

Monday, April 21, 2014

Monday, Tuesday, May 20, 2014


Camp Pathway Basic Troop Camp Training

Participant must attend both sessions to be approved as camp trained.

Planning Session

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Overnight Session

8:30 am, Saturday, April 26, 2014 through

Noon, Sunday, April 27, 2014


American Red Cross Training

Standard First Aid with CPR/AED- Adult and Child plus CPR –Infant CPR

Train lay-responders to overcome any reluctance to act in emergency situations and to recognize and care for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants.  Provide the lay-responder with the knowledge and skills necessary in an emergency to help sustain life and to minimize pain and the consequences of injury or sudden illness until professional medical help arrives. 

Space is limited.  First paid; first in.  Fee: $40

One session course

Saturday, April 19, 2014

South Miami little House

Two session course (must attend both sessions)

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 & Thursday, May 15, 2013 

Coral Gables Little House


Lifeguard Training

Interested in taking your Girl Scouts swimming? Through videos, group discussion and hands-on practice, you’ll learn teamwork, rescue and surveillance skills, First Aid and CPR/AED and other skills you need to be the troops lifeguard.

$120 Class size is limited.  First paid; first in.

Prerequisites: Must be at least 16 years old and pass certain swimming requirements

Participants who complete the course will receive:

2 year First Aid and CPR/AED certifications

2 year Lifeguarding certification

Course length: 24 – 30 hours

Refresh your Lifesaving Skills at: www.redcross.org

April 21 – April 27, 2014 (Participant must attend all weeknight and weekend sessions.)

Camp Choee

Week Nights 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Weekend Days 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Participant must attend all weeknight and weekend sessions.

Council Contacts

Pauline Russell, Chief Mission to Market Officer
305-253-4841 x 238

Maria Santos, Director of Volunteer Support Services
305-253-4841 x 250

Sharon Krutulis, Adult Learning Facilitator
305-253-4841 x 244