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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 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


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
Evaluating Air Quality | PDF

See also Safety (General)


Financial Forms and Resources

Accept Point-of-Sale Payments using a POS Code | Learn More
Bluetooth Card Reader Guide | Guide
Cheddar Up for Collecting Online Payments | Webpage
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
Finance Report Form - Troop | VTK | Online
Finance Report Form - Service Unit | Online
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
Volunteer Toolkit Finance Tab FAQs | PDF Volunteer Toolkit Finance Tab Instructions | PDF
Volunteer Toolkit Finance Tab Troop Finance Tracking Sheet | Excel | Google Sheets


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


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

2019 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


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


Rental Property Directory | Online


Product Program

General Product Program Resources

For Girls & Families
Developing an Entrepreneurial Mindset | PDF 
Entrepreneurship Progression Chart | English Español
Hardware Purchase Options using Product Program Reward Cards | PDF
Caregiver Responsibility Agreement | English Español
Product Program Proceeds for IRGs | PDF
Reward Card Conversion Form | Online
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
Safety Activity Checkpoints–Product Program | English Español
Safety Activity Checkpoints–Online Sales | English Español
Service Unit Booth Coordinator Position Description | PDF
Service Unit Cupboard Manager Position Description | PDF
Service Unit Product Manager Position Description | PDF
Troop Product Manager Position Description | PDF
Volunteer Position Acceptance | Online

Cookie Program Resources

For Girls & Families

Care to Share Customer Receipt | PDF
Cookie 2021 Family Guide | PDF
Cookie 2021 Family Cookie Kickoff | YouTube Video
Cookie 2021 Girl Rewards | PDF
Cookie 2021 Goal Getter Order Card | English | Spanish
Digital Cookie App | Android | iOS
Care to Share Box Wrap | PDF
Care to Share Flyer | PDF
Cookie Boss - Branding You at a Glance | PDF
Cookie Boss - Cookie CEO | PDF
Cookie Boss - Cookie Logistics at a Glance | PDF
Cookie Boss - Cookieology at a Glance | PDF
Cookie Boss - Entrepreneur to Entrepreneur at a Glance | PDF
Cookie Boss - Goal Getter | Webpage
Digital Cookie - 4 Easy Steps for Digital Cookie | PDF
Digital Cookie - Completing Badges | PDF
Digital Cookie - Girl Delivery Order Approval | PDF
Digital Cookie - Digital Marketing Tips for Cookie Entrepreneurs and Families | PDF
Digital Cookie - Marketing to Customers | PDF
Digital Cookie - Parent Inventory Tab | PDF
Digital Cookie - Setup for Girls Under 13 | PDF
Digital Cookie - Setup for Girls 13 or Older | PDF
Digital Cookie - Supplemental Safety Tips for Online Marketing | PDF
Door Hanger | PDF
Girl Business Cards | PDF
Online Shop Flyer | PDF
Thank You Reorder Slips | PDF
Social Media Marketing Tips | PDF
Walk-Up or Drive-By Pickup Site Guidance | PDF

For Volunteers

Cookies 2021 Delivery and Distribution Event Checklist | PDF
Cookies 2021 Locator vs. Finder Chart | PDF
Cookies 2021 Service Unit Kickoff | PDF 
Cookies 2021 Service Unit Manager Guide | PDF
Cookies 2021 Troop Kickoff | PDF | Video
Cookies 2021 Troop Manager Guide | PDF
Cookies 2021 Virtual Cookie Booth Guide | PDF 
Cookies 2021 Virtual Rally Guide | PDF
GSNorCal Online Training | YouTube Channel to Video Resources | YouTube Channel
eBudde App | Android | iOS
Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador Opt Out Form | PDF
Cookie Calculator | Excel
New Troops and the Cookie Program | Coming soon!
Cookie Program Family Meeting Guide - Brownie | PDF
Cookie Program Family Meeting Guide - Daisy | PDF
Cookie Program Family Meeting Guide - Junior | PDF
Digital Cookie - Troop Dashboard | PDF
Digital Cookie - Troop Shop Enabling Girl Delivery | PDF
Digital Cookie - Troop Shop Setup | PDF


Fall Take Action Program Resources

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

Sustainable Palm Oil Toolkit for Kids | PDF

For Volunteers
Fall 2021 Volunteer Guide | English Español
Fall 2021 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

Sustainable Palm Oil Toolkit for Volunteers | PDF

Sustainable Palm Oil FAQs | PDF

Sustainable Palm Oil Talking Points | PDF



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

Bingo Card for Girls & Parents: September Edition | PDF
Bingo Card for Volunteers & Troop Leaders: September Edition | PDF


Retail Store

GSNorCal Retail Catalog | PDF
Retail Store Order Form | Online


Registration & Renewal

2021–22 Girl Registration Form | English PDF | Español PDF 
2021–22 Adult Registration Form | English PDF | Español PDF
Alum Registration | Online
Product Program Reward Card Conversion Form | Online
Service Unit Renewal Event Request Form | Online | PDF
Summer Camp Registration | Online
Troop Catalog Opt In Form | Online
Troop/Member Change | Online

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

Renewal online at
Troop Registration and Renewal Steps | PDF
Household Registration and Renewal Steps | PDF

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


Safety (General)

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 Discuss Sensitive Topics | PDF
Permission to Travel With Minors | PDF
Troop Driver Form | 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


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


Summer Camp

Camp & Outdoor Experience Website:

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


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
Service Unit Renewal Event Request Form | Online | 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


Troop Resources

Adult Interest Survey | PDF
Troop Information Update Form | Online
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
Leader's Guide to Success | PDF 
Meet My Girl Scout | PDF
Outdoor Progression Chart | PDF
Outdoor Resource Booklet | PDF
Threes 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 Catalog Opt In Form | Online
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

Awards Chart–Ambassador | PDF
Girl-Led Matrix–Ambassador| PDF
What Ambassadors Do | PDF 


Volunteer Resources

2021 Troop Volunteer Kick off September 11 |Registration

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


Volunteer-Run Camp Directors

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


Volunteer Toolkit

VTK Tips: Choosing and Customizing Your Year Plan | PDF
VTK Tips: 2020 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 2021 | PDF
VTK Badges and Journeys Currently in the VTK | PDF
VTK Finance Tab Instructions | PDF
VTK Finance Tab FAQs | PDF
VTK Finance Tab Troop Finance Tracking Sheet | Excel | Google Sheets