Registration & Screening Requirements

All volunteers must be registered members. Volunteers who supervise girls as part of the required adult-to-girl ratios must also be screened. Volunteers who are just helping out or accompanying a field trip and are not providing supervision to girls per the adult-to girl ratios do not need to be screened.

Complete the Requirements for Troop Helper/Chaperone by accessing our Volunteer Learning Portal

Required adult learning courses for Troop Helper/Chaperones

  • Safety-Wise
  • Girl Scout Program
  • Meeting With Girls

Everything you need to know about being a troop helper/chaperone can be accessed through our volunteer learning portal. You will be able to complete registration and screening as well as required learning courses for your role. You will also be able to download resources and other vital information and our system will track your completion. If you have questions, you can access our question forum and have your questions answered by our staff members. Ready to get started? Just click the button below.

If you will drive girls on a field trip or outing then find out more about being a troop driver.

Troop Helper/Chaperone

Thank You So Much for Volunteering to be a Troop Helper/Chaperone for Girl Scouts of Northern California!


What Does A Troop Helper/Chaperone Do?

Helps girls at troop meetings or chaperones field trips or outings. Assists girls with activities and ensures their safety.

Who Can Be A Troop Helper/Chaperone?

Any registered and screened adult 18 or older, female or male who has completed the required courses for troop helpers/chaperones listed in the Volunteer Learning Portal. If you will drive girls on field trips or outings then also refer to the requirements for troop driver.

How Do I Become A Troop Helper/Chaperone?

Log in to the Volunteer Learning Portal (link to the right) to access your troop helper/chaperone checklist, where you can complete the step by step requirements and learning modules for your role.

Resources for Troop Helper/Chaperones: