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Become a Girl Scout

Become a Girl Scout

Totally fun. Totally you. Be a Girl Scout.

Right now, Girl Scouts are meeting furry friends at the local animal shelters, giggling past lights-out at star-gazing sleepovers, and learning how their favorite roller coasters work.

Above all else, they’re having a blast—because they know bringing the fun is all about being their true selves, trying new things, and cheering each other on.

  • Join Girl Scouts Now
  • Find friends and explore troops  in your area by grade, location, and more.

  • Start a New Troop
  • Start a new troop and invite friends, classmates, and/or your community to join! Our staff will be in touch to support you through the process. Learn more about the process.

  • Learn More
  • Join us for free virtual and in-person events to learn how Girl Scouts works and test it out!

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Membership Dues

The annual cost to join Girl Scouts of Northern California is $40 for a youth member and $25 for an adult member. Girl Scout membership must be renewed annually. The membership year is October 1-September 30.

The cost includes:

  • $25 membership dues, all of which goes directly to Girl Scouts of the USA to support the movement at the national level
  • $15 council service fee (for youth members only), stays with Girl Scouts of Northern California to support the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE) at the local level

Between April 1 and July 31, new members are offered an Extended Year membership which will cover the rest of this year and next for just $10 more each ($50/girl, $35/adult).

**Note: Membership and fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.**

We offer Financial Aid for both Youth and Adult members. Click here to learn more.

Frequently Asked Questions

We get it, you want to have all the facts and to make sure that Girl Scouts is right for your family. Explore our frequently asked questions or reach out to us using the form below! 

Need Help Registering?

Looking for additional guidance to register? Check out these helpful resources:

  • Creating a MyGS Account | PDF
  • Logging in to MyGS | PDF
  • Registering New Youth Adult Member | PDF

Still need help?  Reach out to our Member Services Team at  or 800-447-4475 ext. 0, M-F 9 AM-5 PM. 

Have questions or want info specific to your area?

We're here to help! Complete the form below to have a staff member reach out to you. 

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Girl Scouts is for all girls and gender-expansive youth! We are actively forming troops and welcoming new Girl Scouts now. No questions asked financial aid is available if needed.

Still looking to learn more? Explore what our program is all about.