2021 Volunteer Training
Council Training Announcements
4/29/2021 Small Craft Safety Training - Canoeing. You can get certified to take your troop canoeing with this class. Please note that it is not a canoe skills class and attendees will have to pass a canoe skills assessment before taking this class. You can find the class on eBiz http://gsusa.ebiz.uapps.net/vp/SearchResults.aspx?Search=small+craft by searching for small craft after you've logged in. Email if you have questions on the skills assessment.
Good Things to Know for Planning Your Next Year
May 27th at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on Zoom. Free. Confused by all the Girl Scout websites? Not sure about all the ways your girls & families can use our camps? Want to hear about some great volunteer-run events that you need to know about, to know about? Got a burning question you want to ask people who have been around a while? RSVP here
Fire Building and Fire Safety
June 20 at 10 am at the Como Park Fire Pits. Free. Open to volunteers and their daughters (not a troop event). We'll cover Girl Scout Fire Safety rules, how to build fires and how to use hatchets. We'll send a list of things you can bring if you'd like to make some camp food. RSVP here.
Compass & Map Skills
July 11th at 11 am at Tamarack Nature Center in White Bear Township. Free. Learn to read a topo map and use a compass as you find the markers on Tamarack's permanent orienteering course. Volunteers are welcome to bring their families (not a troop event). RSVP here.
Poison Ivy & Tree Hike
July 25th at 10 am at Crosby Farm Park (St. Paul). Free. Walk the trails and learn to identify trees and poison ivy. Volunteers are welcome to bring their daughters (not a troop event) with them. RSVP here.
Pie Irons & More
September 12th at 10 am at the Como Park Fire Pits. Free. Open to volunteers and their daughters (not a troop event). We'll send a list of ingredients out and volunteers can try out some fun pie iron recipes. We'll also learn how about dunk bags, the 3 bin wash system, and how to tie a clove hitch and larks head for hanging up dunk bags.
New Leader Training
October 3rd from 1 pm to 3 pm. Free.