side menu icon

Forms Index

Volunteer Essentials

Formerly known as the Council Resource Guide, the new Volunteer Essentials is fully digital, searchable, and printable for your convenience. View it now at!

This is a full listing of the resources (forms and documents) available from GSNorCal. Select one of the content groupings below to view all of the available resources for that topic!


Adult Recognition

National & Council Award Nomination Form | Online
National & Council Awards Packet | PDF
National & Council Letter of Endorsement Form | Online
Service Unit Award Nomination Form | PDF
Service Unit Award Packet | PDF
Service Unit Shop Order Form | PDF


Event Manager Resources

Event Committee Best Practices | PDF
Event Committee Recognition | PDF
Event Confirmation Checklist | PDF
Event Emergency Plan | PDF
Event Evaluation Questions | PDF
Event Final Report | Online
Event Flyer Checklist | PDF
Event/Camp Notification & Approval Form | Online
Event Manager Position Description | PDF
Event Registration Checklist | PDF
Event Roles to Delegate | PDF
Event Timeline and Checklist | PDF
How to Partner with Girls for Events | PDF

See also Safety (General)


Financial Forms and Resources

Donation Form | Online | PDF
Finance Report Form-Troop | PDF
Finance Report Form- Service Unit | PDF
Financial Aid | English PDFEspañol PDF 
Financial Aid for Fire Victims | Online
Money Earning Application | Online
PCI Compliance - Info packet and Acknowledgement Form | Online
Square Credit Card Reader FAQs | PDF
Troop Bank Account Creation Packet | PDF
Troop Bank Change of Signers Request | PDF


Girl Awards

Bronze Award Packet | PDF
Community Service Bar Application | PDF
Gold Award Reward Card Reimbursement Form | Online
Gold Award Packet | PDF
Gold Award Signature Form | PDF
My Promise, My Faith Award FAQs | PDF
Program Aid Evaluation | PDF
Program Aid Facilitator's Guide | PDF
Program Aid Girl Workbook | PDF
Service to Girl Scouting Bar | PDF
Silver Award Packet | PDF
Silver Award Signature Form | PDF
Silver Award Team Report | Online
Torch Award | PDF
To Serve God Religious Awards | PDF


Council Governance

2017 Blue Book of Basic Documents | English PDFEspañol PDF
Girl Board Member Application | PDF
GSNorCal By-Laws | PDF
GSNorCal Strategic Priorities 2018-2020 | PDF
Regional Delegate Nomination Form | Online

2018 Annual Meeting

2018 Registration Form | Online | PDF


Logo Guidelines for Troops and Service Units | PDF
Download GSNorCal Logos | Online
Please email for help with logos!



Certificate of Insurance Request | Online
Plan 2 and Plan 3P Insurance Request | Online | Plan 2 PDF | Plan 3P PDF
Plan 3E Accident & Sickness Insurance | PDF
Plan 3PI Accident & Sickness Insurance for International Trips | PDF
Insurance Claim Form | English PDF | Español PDF


Learning Facilitator Resources

Course Wrap-up Report | Online
First Aid Course Wrap-up Report | Online


Product Sales

General Product Sale Forms/Resources

ACH Discrepancy Form | Online
ACH Troop Debit Authorization | Online
Awesome Troop Bonus Information | PDF
Product Complaint Form | Online
Reward Card Reimbursement- Gold Award | Online
Reward Card Reimbursement- Service Units | Online
Reward Card Reimbursement- Trip and High-Adventure Activity | Online
Safety Activity Checkpoints- Product Sales | English PDFEspañol PDF
Safety Activity Checkpoints- Online Sales | English PDFEspañol PDF
Square FAQs | PDF

2017 Fall Sale Resources

Business Card Templates | PDF
Business Cards- Spread the Word | PDF
Care to Give Can Wrap | PDF
Care to Give Receipts | PDF
Care to Give Table Tent | PDF
Door Hangers | PDF
Family Guide | PDF
Girl and Parent Responsibility Agreement  English PDF | Español PDF
Rally Guide | PDF
Readiness Checklist | PDF

2018 Cookie Sale Resources

Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador Opt Out Form | Online
Cookie Calculator | Online | Excel
Family Guide | PDF
Gift of Caring Receipts | PDF
Gift of Caring Box Wrap | PDF
Gift of Caring Summary Report | PDF
Gift of Caring Table Tent | PDF
Girl and Parent Responsibility Agreement | English PDF | Español PDF
Rally Guide | PDF



Girl Scouts of Northern California Program Partners | Online 
The Guide for Programs and Events | Activity Finder OnlinePDF



Rental Property Directory | Online
Service Unit Property Reservation | Online


Retail Store

Retail Store Order Form | Online



2018-19 Girl Registration Form | Online | English PDF | Español PDF
2018-19 Adult Registration Form | Online | English PDF | Español PDF
2017-18 Girl Registration Form | Online | English PDFEspañol PDF
2017-18 Adult Registration Form | Online | English PDFEspañol PDF
2017-2018 Membership Dues FAQs | PDF
2017-18 Troop Registration Summary | English PDFEspañol PDF
Alumnae Registration | Online
Background Check Authorization Form | PDF
Camp Registration | Online | PDF coming soon!
New Girl & Adult Registration Steps | PDF
Family Renewal Steps | PDF
Financial Aid | English PDF | Español PDF
Program event online activity finder and registration | Online
Registration Help Form | Online
Troop Catalog Opt In Form | Online
Troop/Member Change | Online
Troop Renewal Steps | PDF


Safety (General)

Accident-Injury Report Form | Online | PDF
Adult Health History Form | English PDFEspañol PDF
Adult Health History with Physical Form | PDF
Approved Vendors List | PDF
Authorization to Rent Vehicles Form | PDF
Council Emergency Cards | PDF
Girl Health History Form | English PDFEspañol PDF | CAMP ONLY
Girl Health History with Physical | PDF
GSNorCal Health & Safety Plan-for Troop and Event First Aiders | PDF
Incident Report Form | Online | PDF
Internet Safety Pledge | Online | PDF
Media Information Sheet | PDF
Permission Form- Annual Permission | English PDFEspañol PDF
Permission Form- Parent Permmission | English PDF | Español PDF
Permission Form- Sensitive Issues | PDF
Permission to Travel With Minors | PDF
Troop Driver Form | PDF

See also Insurance


Safety Activity Checkpoints

Introduction to Safety Activity Checkpoints | PDF
Archery (PDF) | English | Español
Arts & Crafts (PDF) | English | Español
Backpacking (PDF) | English | Español
Bicycling (PDF) | English | Español
Camping (PDF) | English | Español
Canoeing (PDF) | English | Español
Challenge Courses (PDF) | English | Español
Climbing & Rappelling (PDF) | English | Español 
Computer / Online Use (PDF) | English | Español
Cookies / Council Sponsored Product Sale (PDF) | English | Español
Cross Country Skiing (PDF) | English | Español
Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding (PDF) | English | Español
Fencing (PDF) | English | Español
Fishing (PDF) | English | Español
Geocaching (PDF) | English | Español
Hayrides (PDF) | English | Español
Hiking (PDF) | EnglishEspañol
Horseback Riding (PDF) | English | Español
Ice Fishing (PDF) | English | Español
Ice Skating (PDF) | English | Español
Indoor Skydiving (PDF) | English | Español
Indoor Trampoline Parks (PDF) | English | Español
In-Line Skating and Roller Skating (PDF) | English | Español
Kayaking (PDF) | English | Español
Orienteering (PDF) | English | Español
Other Land Sports (PDF) | English | Español
Outdoor Cooking (PDF) | English | Español
Parades and Large Group Gatherings (PDF) English | Español
Playgrounds (PDF) English | Español
Recreational Tree Climbing (PDF) English | Español
Rowboating (PDF) English | Español
Sailing (PDF) English | Español
Scuba Diving  (PDF) English | Español
Segway (PDF) English | Español
Shooting Sports  (PDF) English | Español
Skateboarding (PDF) English | Español
Sledding / Tobogganing / Snow Tubing (PDF) English | Español
Snorkeling (PDF) English | Español
Showshoeing (PDF) English | Español
Spelunking/Caving (PDF) English | Español
Standup Paddleboarding (PDF) English | Español
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) (PDF) English | Español
Surfing  (PDF) English | Español
Swimming (PDF) English | Español
Theme Parks (PDF) English | Español
Trip / Travel (PDF) English | Español
Tubing (PDF) English | Español
Vaulting on Horseback (PDF) English | Español
Waterskiing & Wakeboarding (PDF) English | Español
White Water Rafting (PDF) English | Español
Windsurfing (PDF) English | Español
Ziplining (PDF) English | Español


Summer Camp

Advanced CIT/WIT Application | Online
Advanced Equestrian Program Application | Online
Apprentice CIT/WIT Application | Online 
CIT Application Form | Online
Summer Camp Brochure | PDF
Summer Camp Financial Aid Form | PDF
Summer Camp Online Registration | Online
Summer Camp Packing List | PDF



Authorization to Rent Vehicles | PDF
Permission for minors to travel | PDF
Reward Card Usage to Support Troop Trip and High-Adventure | PDF
Travel Stories & Tips | Online
Trip Insurance Enrollment Plans Form | PDF
Trip Or High Adventure Approval Form | Online | PDF
Troop Driver | PDF


Service Unit Resources

Adult Investiture Ceremonies | PDF
Effective Service Unit Meetings | PDF
2017 New GSUSA Program Content FAQ | PDF
Service Unit Event Budget Worksheet | PDF
Service Unit Event Financial Report | PDF
Service Unit Finance Report | PDF
Service Unit Meeting Plan | PDF
Service Unit Property Reservation Request Form | PDF
Service Unit Reward Card Reimbursement for Camp/Event Fees | Online


Troop Resources

Adult Interest Survey | PDF
Disbanded Troop Form and Information | PDF
Meet My Girl Scout | PDF
New Troop Leader Checklist | PDF
Outdoor Progression Chart| PDF
Outdoor Resource Booklet | PDF
Troop Camping Gear Checklist | PDF
Troop Camping Personal Equipment Checklist | PDF
Troop Government |PDF
Uniform Insignia Booklet | PDF

Updated Award Tracking / Logs

Awards Log-Daisy | PDF
Awards Log-Brownie | PDF
Awards Log-Junior | PDF
Awards Log-Cadette | PDF
Awards Log-Senior | PDF
Awards Log-Ambassador | PDF

Updated Badge Chart- All levels | PDF


Volunteer Resources

Social Networking Guidelines | PDF
Volunteer Information Securtiy and Data Protection Policy | PDF
Volunteer Management Policies | PDF
Volunteer Postition Descriptions | PDF
Website Guidelines | PDF


Volunteer Run Camp Directors

Annual Acknowledgement - Volunteer Run Camp | Online
Event/Camp Notification & Approval Form | Online
Out-of-Council Camp Volunteer Form | Online


Volunteer Toolkit

VTK Tips Overview | PDF
VTK Tips: Choosing and Customizing Your Year Plan | PDF
VTK Tips: New Journeys and Badges | PDF
VTK User Manual | PDF
VTK Year Plan Options- Daisy | PDF
VTK Year Plan Options- Brownie | PDF
VTK Year Plan Options- Junior | PDF
VTK Year Plan Options- Cadette | PDF
VTK Year Plan Options- Senior | PDF
VTK Year Plan Options- Ambassador | PDF
VTK Year Plan Options- Multi Level | PDF