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Thank you for volunteering!

Girl Scouts of Northern CA encourages every troop to have a well rounded Girl Scout experience. They offer a wide variety of online tools, training, meeting plans, suggestions and ideas, for troop leaders and volunteers at every level. They also have everything you need for field trips, overnight planning, and safety. It's a volunteers best friend! Learn more here. And, when in doubt, contact us to help you!

Girl Resources

Girl Scouts is all about YOU! 

  • Want to earn badges and awards? Learn about what you need to do here.
  • Not sure where to put badges on your uniform? See the Uniform Guide to find out.
  • Want to see what other events Girl Scouts offers? Look in the Activity Finder for amazing experiences near you.
  • What kind of G.I.R.L. (go-getter, innovator, risk-taker, or leader) are you? Take the GIRL Quiz to find out!
  • Want to see how girls are changing the world? Check out this interactive map!

Troop Resources

Whether you are a new or existing troop, we have everything you need to be a great volunteer!

  •  Think of Volunteer   Essentials as your encyclopedia to Girl Scout volunteering!   Formerly known as the Council Resource Guide, the Volunteer Essentials is fully digital, searchable, and printable for your convenience.  
  • Girl Scout Playbook:  Your go-guide for planning a successful troop year filled with the best Girl Scout experiences.
  • Online Learning Portal: Your one-stop-shop for volunteer training, customized to the age of your troop. New Leader training is also available! 
  • Meeting Ideas: A month-to-month list of suggestions for your troop meetings. 
  • Diamond Crest Google Group *: A place for leaders, troop Treasurers, cookie volunteers and general members, to post a question or share an idea! Specific groups available for leaders, general members, 
  • Diamond Crest Newsletter*: A monthly newsletter to highlight upcoming events, helpful reminders, and snapshots of what some of our troops have been doing.
  • Leader Support Meeting *: Held every other month in the evening, this is a great chance for leaders to connect with one another, ask questions, and speak with committee chairs about upcoming events. Every meeting also includes a Supply Swap where you can donate or borrow uniforms, badges, books, and supplies with other troops.

* New members will be automatically added

Helpful Forms & Documentation

Here are quick links to frequently requested Diamond Crest forms:


Be sure to check the GSNorCal Forms page for Council-specific forms and documents such as:

  • Badge Charts
  • Girl & Adult Health Forms
  • Financial Forms
  • Bronze, Silver, and Gold Award Information Packets
  • Permission Slip templates
  • Safety Activity Checkpoints
  • Troop Driver Form
  • Trip & Outdoor Planning checklists
  • Girl/Adult Surveys
  • .... and much, much more!

Service Unit Leadership Team

Service Unit volunteers do everything from help to place girls in troops, to hosting Diamond Crest events. Read the Job Description for these roles, and access training and forms, online here.