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Troop Leader Blueprint for an Amazing Year

Your Blueprint for an Amazing Troop Year

New troop year? Bring it on!

Keep your troop going strong with these specially adapted badges, Journeys, and activities for virtual and safe in-person meetings, as well as current COVID-19 guidelines and resources. We’re here to support you as you help your troop thrive.

Program Ideas and Adaptations​

Power a fun-filled troop year with this curated selection of badges, Journeys, and activities to help you throughout this troop year.

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Multi-Level Troops

Training and Planning Tools
Local Support and Training

Girl Scouts of Central Illinois has COVID-19 guidelines that must be followed for any types of Girl Scout activities, troop meetings, programs, etc.

Click here to read our guidelines. These guidelines are updated frequently as new information or CDC guidelines are reviewed.

The required GSCI COVID-19 Training must be taken by all troop leaders and adult volunteers prior to the troop meeting. The training is found in gsLearn, which can be accessed through MY GS in the upper right hand corner of the GSCI website. The direct link to the training is here.

Contact or 888-623-1237 for help accessing the training or with any questions or concerns.

Meeting Planning Tools

Check out these tried-and-true resources from fellow troop leaders who successfully adapted their meetings for in-person-safe and virtual settings.

Indoor Meeting Usage and Green Space Usage

We are happy to acommodate your Girl Scout troop/group at our various properties. We have an easy-to-use online reservation system to book your event. Click here to learn more.

Green Space usage is FREE for troop meetings. Indoor meeting space is available for a minimal fee. Learn more about reserving indoor and green space.

Planning Activities

These volunteer-generated ideas can you help adapt to any meeting environment. You can also visit the program level pages above to view adaptations for specific badges and journeys.

Connecting with Families
COVID Guidelines

COVID-19 Guidelines - Updated October 7, 2020

This guidance is being provided as of the Edition Date above (when a vaccine has not been made readily available). Girl Scouts of Central Illinois may modify this guidance, from time to time as circustances change.

Check our council’s current COVID guidelines before planning any troop activities.