Prepare yourself with the skills needed to be a success!
Girl Scout adult trainings provides leadership teams and other adult volunteers the knowledge and skills necessary for working with girls of all age levels. The courses are designed to enrich both girl and adult experiences.
New for 2019-2020! Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee is pleased to offer Camping Skills 1, Camping Skills 2, and First Aid/CPR training free of charge to one adult in every troop.
Girl Scouting 101 is a 45 minute, self-paced online orientation to Girl Scouting.
Youth Protection is a required training for any volunteer, parent, or staff member that works regularly with girls. Some of the topics include how to recognize signs of child abuse and neglect, information on prevention, and steps to report suspected abuse.
Camp Information and Procedures offers an understanding of Volunteer Essentials, Safety Activity Checkpoints, and the properties that are available through GSMIDTN, along with how to make a reservation and the camp use procedures.
Camp Ready is to educate you on what you need to pack and do at camp. This includes how to dress for outdoor activities, what personal and troop gear to take to camp, what to do when it’s raining or you need a spur of the moment activity, leave no trace camping principles, and evaluating the trip with the girls.
Camp Prep is to prepare you to take your troop camping. The course involves making sure the girls are ready to camp, taking the appropriate progression steps, how to involve the girls in planning, and learning basic organizational and budgetary principles.
Camping Skills 1 and 2
Camping Skills 1 and 2 are now available for you to register on CouncilAlignMENT to prepare you for camping with your troop.
Camping Skills 1 prepares you to take your troop for a day in the outdoors or an overnight in a building with a fully equipped kitchen, stove, refrigerator, electricity, and running water.
Camping Skills 2 (designed to be taken after completing Camping Skills 1) prepares you for camping in cabins without kitchens, screened cabins, platform tents, or designated tent camping sites with bathroom facilities, water, and a pavilion.
Note: Both Camping Skills 1 and 2 are designed to be taken after completing three online trainings – Camp Information and Procedures, Camp Ready, and Camp Prep. If you have already taken Outdoor Skills, you do not need to take these trainings.