Registration & Screening Requirements

All volunteers must be registered members. Volunteers who supervise girls as part of the required adult-to-girl ratios must also be screened. Volunteers who are just helping out or accompanying a field trip and are not providing supervision to girls per the adult-to girl ratios do not need to be screened.

Recquired Courses

If you will drive girls on a field trip or outing then find out more about being a troop driver.

Troop Helper/Chaperone

Thank You So Much for Volunteering to be a Girl Scouts of Northern California Troop Helper/Chaperone!


What Does A Troop Helper/Chaperone Do?

Helps girls at troop meetings or chaperones field trips or outings. Assists girls with activities and ensures their safety.

Who Can Be A Troop Helper/Chaperone?

Any registered and screened adult 18 or older, female or male,  who has completed the following course: Volunteering For Girl Scouts and Safety-Wise. If you will drive girls then refer to the requirements for troop driver.

How Do I Become A Troop Helper/Chaperone?

If you haven't already done so, complete volunteer screening and become a registered member, then complete the required courses (course link to the right). If you would like to find out how to volunteer for this role, please call 1-800-447-4475 ext. 3091 or complete the online interest form.

Resources for Troop Helper/Chaperones: