These trainings will prepare adult volunteers to plan safe, fun indoor activities that their Girl Scouts can enjoy. Girl Scouts River Valleys offers these trainings throughout the year so you will be ready to help your girls plan the perfect indoor event!
Girls Sleep In
The Girls Sleep In training is for volunteers who are planning an indoor, overnight adventure of up to two nights and three days.
In this training, you will learn to walk your girls through the process of planning and preparing for overnights, including required procedures and forms. Additional topics include girl readiness, progression, group living skills, and safety guidelines for fireplace fires. You will also become familiar with Girl Scouts River Valleys’ properties and policies, safety activity checkpoints, and Leave No Trace principles.
Follow-Up Course: Girls Sleep Out Training
Girls Cook In
The Girls Cook In training is for volunteers who are planning on cooking indoors with their girls.
In this training, you will learn to walk your Girl Scouts through the process of safely preparing food using no-cook or indoor cooking methods. Additional topics include techniques for Girl Scout-led budgeting and shopping for groceries, planning menus, following safety guidelines, and making healthy food choices.
Follow-Up Course: Girls Cook Out Training
First Aid and CPR Training
Red Cross certified Girl Scout River Valleys volunteers provide Red Cross First Aid and CPR trainings.
Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
After this in-person and online training, you be Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED certified for two years.
Wilderness First Aid
This in-person training meets the Girl Scouts guidelines for advanced first aid training for situations in which access to medical care is more than 30 minutes away. With presentations, discussion and hands-on scenarios, class participants work as a team to practice providing care in an outdoor setting. Teachings include advanced skills in controlling bleeding, caring for bone and muscle injury, head and spine injuries, environmental (heat and cold) emergencies, and much more.
16 hours in-person only skills course that can be split up between two to four sessions to accommodate needs of the participants*.
*Minimum 4 participants needed
When Help is Delayed
This introductory short course covers emergency planning and response for groups traveling where help may be delayed. The class is an excellent resource to plan for many safety concerns such as equipment. (for example, signaling devices) and first aid kits, and awareness of lightning, water, and temperature hazards. Instructors can tailor this short course to the type of trip being planned. This short course is based on a discontinued American Red Cross course.
Minimum participants may be requested by the instructor.
Cost: Minimal cost for course handouts