Required Leadership Training

Introduction to Girl Scouting

This is a required training for all prospective troop leaders/assistant leaders. It must be taken prior to starting a new Girl Scout troop. This training is conducted by a Field Director and Must be taken prior to Leadership Essentials training. Please call to make an appointment with your Field Director.

Girl Scouting 101

This is a GSUSA required online training for all Leaders and Assistant Leader. It gives an overview of Girl Leadership Experience, the National Girl Scout Program Portfolio, the Three Keys to Leadership as well as the Three Processes. This session take approximately 45 minutes and needs to be completed before coming to Leadership Essentials.

Leadership Essentials

Leaders and Assistant Leaders are required to take Leadership Essentials training as soon after Introduction Into Girl Scouting as possible. This training covers information about GSUSA and GSESC. You will also learn about forms and other information that is needed to be a leader, including Emergency Procedures.

Please refer to the GSESC Calendar for training dates.

If you have any questions concerning training events, please call Michaela Watts, Director of Adult Leadership Enhancement, at 843-552-9910 ext 2390, or at