side menu icon
forms-and-resources

Forms and Documents

Search our forms library by typing a keyword in the Search box, or click on Options to see a list of forms and documents categories!

divider

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!

divider

Adult Recognition

  • National & Council Awards Criteria | PDF 
  • 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 Awards Packet | PDF
  • Service Unit Shop Order Form | PDF
divider

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 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
  • Evaluating Air Quality | PDF

See also Safety (General)

divider

Financial Forms and Resources

  • Accept Point-of-Sale Payments using a POS Code | Learn More
  • Cheddar Up Bluetooth Card Reader Guide | PDF
  • Cheddar Up FAQs | PDF
  • Cheddar Up for Collecting Online Payments | Webpage
  • Cheddar Up for Product Programs | PDF
  • Designated Troop/Service Unit Gifts | PDF
  • Donation Form for Troops and Service Units | Online | PDF | Video
  • Entrepreneurship Money Earning Application | Online | Video
  • Expected Monetary Donation Form| Online | PDF
  • Financial Aid for Fire Victims | Online
  • Fire Relief Fundraising Q&A | PDF
  • General Financial Aid Form | PDF
  • PCI Compliance–Info packet and Acknowledgement Form | Online
  • Troop Bank Account Creation Packet | PDF | Video
  • Troop Bank Change of Signers Request | PDF | Video
  • Troop Finance Report  | Online
  • Troop Finance Report Instructions | PDF
  • Troop Finance Report Tracking Workbook | Excel | Google Sheets
  • Service Unit Finance Report | Online
divider

Girl Awards

  • Bronze Award Packet | PDF
  • Bronze, Silver, and Gold Award Comparison Chart | PDF
  • Community Service Bar Application | PDF
  • Gold Award Packet | PDF
  • Gold Award Project Advisor Guide | PDF
  • Gold Award Signature Form | PDF
  • Highest Awards Project Funding Guidelines | PDF
  • Highest Awards Project Funding Q&A | PDF
  • Highest Awards Reminders and Tips for Success | PDF
  • Highest Awards Take Action Tools for Decision Making | PDF
  • Highest Awards Take Action Sustainability | PDF
  • Highest Awards Take Action Volunteer Guide | PDF
  • Lifesaving Awards Packet Application | PDF
  • My Promise, My Faith Award FAQs | PDF
  • Product Program Reward Card Conversion Form | Online
  • 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
divider

Council Governance

  • 2019 Blue Book of Basic Documents | PDF
  • Girl Board Member Application | PDF
  • GSNorCal By-Laws | PDF=
  • GSNorCal Strategic Priorities 2018–2020 | PDF
  • National Delegate Nomination Form | Online
  • Service Unit Delegate Nomination Form | Online
  • Service Unit Delegate Position Description | PDF
  • Delegates-at-Large Nomination Information | PDF
  • Delegate at Large Position Description | PDF
  • National Council Delegate Position Description | PDF

2019 Annual Meeting

Logos

divider

Insurance 

divider

Learning Facilitator Resources

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

Outdoors and Camping

  • Daisy Outdoors at Home | PDF
  • Brownies Outdoors at Home | PDF
  • Juniors Outdoors at Home | PDF
  • Older Girls Outdoors at Home | PDF
  • Evaluating Air Quality | PDF

Property

  • Rental Property Directory | Online
divider

Product Program

General Product Program Resources

For Girls & Families

  • Developing an Entrepreneurial Mindset | PDF 
  • Entrepreneurship Progression Chart | English | Español
  • Caregiver Responsibility Agreement | English | Español
  • Product Program Proceeds for Juliettes | PDF
  • Hardware Purchase Options using Product Program Reward Cards | PDF
  • Reward Card Conversion Form | Online
  • Sustainable Palm Oil Toolkit for Kids | PDF
  • Sustainable Palm Oil FAQs | PDF
  • 800+ Packages Vans Personalized Shoe Receipt Form | Online

For Volunteers

  • ACH Credit Form | Online
  • ACH Debit Form | Online
  • Cheddar Up For Product Programs | PDF | Webpage
  • Product Donation Form | PDF
  • Sustainable Palm Oil Toolkit for Volunteers | PDF
  • Sustainable Palm Oil Talking Points | PDF
  • Safety Activity Checkpoints–Product Program | English | Español
  • Safety Activity Checkpoints–Online Sales | English | Español

Cookie Program Resources

For Girls & Families

  • 2022 Cookie Family Guide | English | Spanish
  • 2022 Cookie Girl Rewards | PDF
  • Girl & Family Inspiration Videos | Playlist
  • 2022 Cookie Goal Getter Order Card | English | Spanish
  • Care to Share Box Wrap | PDF
  • Care to Share Flyer | PDF
  • Care to Share Customer Receipt | PDF
  • Digital Cookie - Setup for Girls Under 13 | PDF
  • Digital Cookie - Setup for Girls 13 and Older | PDF
  • Digital Cookie - Cookie Delivery Settings | PDF
  • Digital Cookie - Girl Delivery Order Approval | PDF
  • Digital Cookie - Marketing to Customers | PDF
  • Digital Marketing Tips for Cookie Entrepreneurs and Families | PDF
  • Social Media Marketing Tips | PDF
  • Door Hanger | PDF
  • Girl Business Cards | PDF
  • Cookie Menu | English | Spanish
  • Cookie Table Tent | PDF
  • Empowered by Cookies Infographic | PDF
  • Cookie Recipes | Online
  • ilovecookies.org Cookie Finder Flyer | PDF
  • Thank You Reorder Slips | PDF

For Volunteers

  • 2022 Cookie Volunteer Adventure Packet | PDF
  • 2022 Cookie Troop Kickoff Presentation | PDF
  • 2022 Cookie Rally Guide | PDF
  • Volunteer How-to Videos | Playlist
  • eBudde App | Android |  iOS
  • Initial Order Planning Worksheet | Excel
  • Cookie Family Meeting Resources | Daisy |  Brownie Junior  Cadette  | Senior | Ambassador
  • Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador Opt-Out Form | PDF
  • Digital Cookie - Troop Dashboard | PDF
  • Digital Cookie - Troop Shop Setup | PDF
  • Digital Cookie - Troop Shop Order Received | PDF
  • Unfulfilled Digital Cookie Orders | Excel
  • ilovecookies.org Cookie Finder Flyer | PDF

Fall Take Action Program Resources

For Girls & Families

  • 2021 Fall Activity Packet | PDF
  • 2021 Fall Take Action Flyer | PDF
  • 2021 Fall Order Card | English Español
  • 2021 Fall Sorry I Missed You Door Hanger | PDF
  • M2 Online Shop Set Up | Video

For Volunteers

  • 2021 Fall Volunteer Guide | English | Español
  • 2021 Fall Volunteer Kickoff Presentation | PDF
  • M2 How Troops Choose a Pick Up Time | Video
  • M2 Service Unit Set Up for Troop Pick Up Scheduler | Video
  • Fall 2021 Reciept Book | PDF
divider

Program

  • Activity Finder Calendar with Programs and Events | Online
  • Doubleknot Registration Guide | PDF
  • Girl Scouts of Northern California Program Partners | Online
divider

Retail Store

  • GSNorCal Retail Catalog | PDF
  • Retail Store Order Form | Online
divider

Registration & Renewal

See also Financial Forms & Resources

MyGS Resources

  • How to Create a MyGS Account | PDF
  • Logging into your MyGS Account | PDF
  • How to Register A New Girl and Adult Member | PDF
  • How to Use Product Program Reward Cards to Purchase Membership | PDF
  • How to Use Product Program Reward Cards to Purchase Young Alum Lifetime Membership | PDF
  • How to Navigate "My Troops" in MyGS | PDF
  • How to Navigate "My Household" in MyGS | PDF
  • How to Purchase Lifetime Membership for Adults and Graduating Ambassadors | PDF

gsLearn Resources

  • gsLearn Troubleshooting and FAQs | PDF
  • gsLearn Learning Path and Course Listing | PDF

Renewal Resources

Troop Recruitment Resources

  • Join My Troop Girl Invite Slip | PDF
  • Join My Troop Facebook Cover Image | PDF 
  • Join My Troop Facebook Profile Image | PDF
  • Join My Troop Fillable Flyer | PDF
  • Join My Troop Square Social Media Graphic | PDF
divider

Safety (General)

  • AB506: Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention FAQ | PDF
  • Accident-Injury Report Form | Online | PDF
  • Activity and Event Permission Form | English PDF | Español PDF
  • Adult Health History Form | English PDFEspañol PDF
  • Adult Health History with Physical Form | PDF
  • Approved Vendors List | PDF
  • Anatomy of a Troop First Aid Kit | PDF
  • Annual Permission Form | English PDF | Español PDF
  • Annual Permission Form Extended Year | English PDF
  • Communicable Disease Protocols | PDF
  • Council Emergency Cards | PDF
  • Evaluating Air Quality | 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
  • Immunization Policy FAQ | PDF
  • Incident Report Form | Online | PDF
  • Letter Regarding Volunteer Role Serving Girls | PDF
  • Permission to Travel With Minors | PDF
  • Troop Driver Form | PDF
  • Volunteer Mandated Reporter Tip Sheet | PDF

See also Insurance

Media Safety

  • Internet Safety Pledge | Online | PDF
  • Media Information Sheet | PDF
  • Adult and Minor Photo Release Form | PDF
  • Appearance Release Form | PDF
divider

Safety Activity Checkpoints

  • Activities at a Glance | PDF
  • Introduction to Safety Activity Checkpoints | PDF
  • Aerial Fitness Activities | PDF
  • Amusement Parks | PDF
  • Animal Interactions | PDF
  • Archery | PDF
  • Arts, Crafts, and STEM | PDF
  • Ax, Knife, and Hatchet Throwing | PDF
  • Backpacking | PDF
  • Bicycling | PDF
  • Camping | PDF
  • Canoeing | PDF
  • Challenge Courses | PDF
  • Climbing & Rappelling | PDF
  • Climbing & Adventure Sports Progression Chart | PDF
  • Computer / Internet Use | PDF
  • Corcl Boating | PDF
  • Cross Country Skiing | PDF
  • Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding | PDF
  • Fencing | PDF
  • Fishing & Ice Fishing | PDF
  • Geocaching | PDF
  • Go-Karting | PDF
  • Hand and Power Tools | PDF
  • Hayrides | PDF
  • Hiking | PDF
  • Horseback Riding | PDF
  • Ice-skating and Roller Skating | PDF 
  • Indoor Skydiving | PDF
  • Indoor Trampoline Parks | PDF
  • Inflatables | PDF
  • Kayaking | PDF
  • Land Sports | PDF
  • Laser Tag | PDF
  • Offshore Water Vessels | PDF
  • Orienteering | PDF
  • Outdoor Cooking | PDF
  • Paddling & Rowing Sports Progression Chart | PDF
  • Parades and Large Group Gatherings | PDF
  • Pocket Knife and Jackknife | PDF
  • Product Program | PDF
  • Recreational Tree Climbing | PDF
  • Rowboating | PDF
  • Sailing | PDF
  • Scuba | PDF
  • Segway | PDF
  • Skateboarding | PDF
  • Sledding & Tobogganing | PDF
  • Slingshot | PDF
  • Snorkeling | PDF
  • Snowshoeing | PDF
  • Spelunking/Caving | PDF
  • Standup Paddleboarding | PDF
  • Surfing | PDF
  • Swimming | PDF
  • Target Sports | PDF
  • Travel and Trips | PDF
  • Tubing | PDF
  • Virtual Meetings | PDF
  • Waterskiing & Wakeboarding | PDF
  • White Water Rafting | PDF 
  • Windsurfing | PDF
  • Ziplining | PDF
divider

Summer Camp

  • Camp & Outdoor Experience Website: camp.gsnorcal.org
  • Advanced Equestrian Program (Tally Ho) Application | Online
  • Camper Health Form | PDF
  • CIT I Application | Online
  • CIT/WIT II (Advanced) Application | Online
  • CIT/WIT III (Apprentice) Application | Online
  • Communicable Disease Protocols | PDF
  • Summer Camp 2021 FAQs | PDF
  • Summer Camp Financial Assistance Form | PDF
  • Summer Camp Registration | Online | PDF
  • Summer Camp Packing List | PDF
divider

Service Unit Resources

  • Adult Investiture Ceremonies | PDF
  • Cheddar Up FAQs | PDF
  • Confidentiality & Non-Disclosure Agreement Form | Online
  • Effective Service Unit Meetings | PDF
  • 2017 New GSUSA Program Content FAQ | PDF
  • Product Program Reward Card Conversion Form | Online
  • Service Unit Event Budget Worksheet | PDF
  • Service Unit Event Financial Report | PDF 
  • Service Unit Finance Report | Online | Video
  • Service Unit Meeting Plan | PDF
divider

Trips/Travel

  • Ambassador Plan Delay Notification Form | Online
  • Ambassador Plan Delay Notification FAQ | PDF
  • Girl Scout Guide to U.S. Travel | PDF
  • Permission for Minors to Travel | PDF
  • Product Program Reward Card Conversion Form | Online
  • Travel Progression Chart | PDF
  • Trip Insurance Enrollment Plans Form | PDF
  • Trip & Outdoor Budget Planning Tool | PDF
  • Trip & Outdoor Planning Checklist | PDF
  • Trip & Outdoor Advisor Learning Matrix | PDF
  • Trip or High Adventure Approval Form | Online
  • Troop Driver | PDF
  • Troop Travel FAQs | PDF
  • Trip Roster | PDF | Excel
  • Trip and Outdoor Advisor | Training

divider

Troop Resources

  • Adult Interest Survey | PDF
  • Grow & Update Troop Form | Online
  • Cheddar Up FAQs | PDF
  • Disbanded Troop Form and Information | Online
  • Evaluating Air Quality | PDF
  • Fire Relief Fundraising Q&A | PDF
  • Girl-Led Progression | PDF
  • Girl Scout Planner | PDF | Word
  • Leader's Guide to Success | PDF 
  • Meet My Girl Scout | PDF
  • Outdoor Progression Chart | PDF
  • Outdoor Resource Booklet | PDF
  • Three Ways to Support Your Girls' Entrepreneurial Spirit | PDF
  • Troop Camping Gear Checklist | PDF
  • Troop Camping Personal Equipment Checklist | PDF
  • Troop Government | PDF
  • Uniform Insignia Booklet | PDF
  • Updated Badge Chart–All levels | PDF

New Troop Resources

  • New Troop Leader Training Path | PDF
  • How to Start a Troop in 5 Easy Steps | PDF
  • Join My Troop Girl Invite Slip | PDF
  • Join My Troop Facebook Cover Image | PDF 
  • Join My Troop Facebook Post Image | PDF
  • Join My Troop Fillable Flyer | PDF
  • Leader's Guide to Success | PDF
  • New Troop Decisions | PDF
  • Parent/Caregiver Meeting Agenda | PDF
  • Troop Leader Position Description | PDF
  • Troop Number Request Form | Online

Virtual Troop Meetings

  • Activity/Event Permission Form | PDF 
  • Annual Permission Form | PDF
  • Virtual Troop Meeting FAQs and Tips | PDF
  • Choosing a Virtual Meeting Platform | PDF
  • Virtual Troop Meeting Agenda and Activity Ideas | PDF
  • Preparing for Your Virtual Meeting | PDF
  • Virtual Troop Meeting Template | PowerPoint | Google Slides
  • Managing Your Virtual Meeting | PDF
  • Virtual Troop Meeting Etiquette for Girls and Caregivers | PDF
  • Safety Activity Checkpoints 2019-20 | Virtual Troop Meetings | PDF
  • Girl-Led Progression Virtual Experience | PDF

See Registration for background check authorization and Safety for registration forms.

Daisy Resources

  • Awards Chart–Daisy | PDF
  • Girl-Led Matrix–Daisy | PDF
  • What Daisies Do | PDF
  • Daisy Virtual Meeting Sisterhood Packet | PPT
  • Daisy Virtual Meeting Resource Packet | PPT

Brownie Resources

  • Awards Chart–Brownie | PDF
  • Girl-Led Matrix–Brownie| PDF
  • What Brownies Do | PDF
  • Brownie Virtual Meeting Sisterhood Packet | PPT
  • Brownie Virtual Meeting Resource Packet | PPT

Junior Resources

  • Awards Chart–Junior | PDF
  • Girl-Led Matrix–Junior| PDF
  • What Juniors Do | PDF

Cadette Resources

  • Awards Chart–Cadette | PDF
  • Girl-Led Matrix–Cadette| PDF
  • What Cadettes Do | PDF

Senior Resources

  • Awards Chart–Senior | PDF
  • Girl-Led Matrix–Senior| PDF
  • What Seniors Do | PDF

Ambassador Resources

  • Ambassador Plan Delay Notification Form | Online
  • Ambassador Plan Delay Notification FAQ | PDF
  • Awards Chart–Ambassador | PDF
  • Girl-Led Matrix–Ambassador| PDF
  • What Ambassadors Do | PDF 
divider

Volunteer Resources

  • Fall 2021 Receipt Book English Español
  • Social Networking Guidelines | PDF
  • Volunteer Information Securtiy and Data Protection Policy | PDF 
  • Volunteer Position Descriptions | PDF
  • Website Guidelines | PDF
  • Whistleblower Policy for Girl Scouts of Northern California | PDF
divider

Volunteer-Run Camp Directors

  • Event/Camp Notification & Approval Form | Online
  • Out-of-Council Camp Volunteer Form | Online
  • Evaluating Air Quality | PDF
divider

Volunteer Toolkit

  • VTK FAQs | PDF
  • VTK Tips: Choosing and Customizing Your Year Plan | PDF
  • VTK Tips: 2022 New Badges and Journeys | PDF
  • VTK User Guide: Troop Leader | PDF
  • VTK User Guide: Service Unit Volunteers | PDF
  • VTK User Guide: Caregiver/Parent | PDF
  • VTK User Guide: Juliette/Individually Registered Girls | PDF
  • VTK What's New 2022 | PDF