All Leaders & Co-Leaders are required to attend the Beginnings training prior to starting their troop. 

Pre-requisite:  Complete GS101 (Online Training)  - Must be completed prior to Beginnings.

  1. Go to and click on “Girl Scouting 101”.  
  2. Enter the password “aboutGS101”.  
  3. Enter the required information, including our council name - Suffolk County.

Beginnings - Objectives:

  • Understand GSSC Structure
  • Understand National & GSSC Policies and Procedures 
  • Indentify the three Leadership Keys: Discover. Connect and Take Action
  • Leader's Role & Responsibilities
  • Volunteer Essentials, Safety Checkpoints, Basic Blue Book of Documentation
  • How to Register as a Girl Scout (E-Biz) troop Registration Process
  • How to Register for Training, Programs, Camping and GSSC Events (campwise) 
  • Troop Finances
  • Parent Meeting & How Parents can help.
  • Social Media 101

If you have any questions or would like more information about Trainings, please email
(Last Updated: 10/27/2015)

Training Calendar

Girl Scout Promise

On my honor, I will try: To serve God and my country, To help people at all times, And to live by the Girl Scout Law.