Girl Scout Juniors

Girl Scout Juniors (fourth and fifth grades) are eager to test out their independence and are becoming more aware of the world around them. This training will give you an understanding of how to implement the Girl Scout Leadership Experience with fourth and fifth graders, age level characteristics of Girl Scout Juniors, how to include Girl Scout Juniors in the planning process, troop government, finance, service learning projects, product sales and safety standards. It will also introduce Girl Scout Journey recognitions including how to earn the Bronze Award. You will also review resources available to you as a Girl Scout Junior leader.


Who can take this course: Grade level training is designed and required for all Girl Scout Junior leaders  and co-leaders (direct primary). It is beneficial to complete training within the first three months following appointment.



Cost: There is no fee for this course.



This training is offered through a variety of methods so that volunteers can choose the option that best meets their needs:


This traditional style of training is led by volunteer council trainers at various locations throughout the council’s geographic area. The benefits to this type of training include being able to discuss the content with other volunteers, share your own ideas and experiences, and receive feedback from the other participants and the trainer.


This training includes a voice narrative that will allow you to experience the training session in an all-inclusive and interactive fashion. You will need Adobe Flash Player 10.1 on your computer to be able to view the training.
Instructions to complete the online course:

  1. Complete the interactive online training
  2. Complete the Check your Knowledge sheet to keep for your records
  3. Review your answers with the Answer Key



Home study courses are written training manuals.  You can receive a home study packet from your regional Girl Scout Center or service unit. Once you have completed reading through the material, you complete the home study exam and course evaluation in the back of the packet. Before credit can be received, the exam and course evaluation must be submitted online or to your regional Girl Scout Center by mail or fax. 


​Instructions for completing the home study course:
  1. Download & review the Girl Scout JuniorHome Study course
  2. Complete the Check your Knowledge sheet to keep for your records

  3. Review your answers with the Answer Key




A quick and convenient training that partners a home study with the valuable experience of meeting with a facilitator. Participants must review the appropriate home study workbook prior to attending a scheduled blended learning session. 


​Instructions for completing the blended learning course: