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When you unleash your inner G.I.R.L., you can accomplish anything!

At Girl Scouts, the next opportunity to stand up, speak up, and take the lead is never far away. With us, you’ll discover the G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-Taker, Leader)™ in you!

Will you find a sustainable solution to a problem in your community? Will you explore the great outdoors? Build a robot? Learn to code? Conduct an experiment?

With us, the possibilities are truly endless. Discover all you can be and everything you can accomplish when you have the right tools and a safe space to shine—and work together to change the world. 

So what are you waiting for?

Our membership registration system is experiencing increased traffic. You may experience delays. We are working to resolve the situation. 

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National membership dues are $25 per year.

Registration Help for Families

855-ILOVEGS (456-8347), ext. 6720

If your girl and family has never registered for Girl Scouts, it's easy to get started, and you are in the right place!

From our homepage, new members select JOIN for girl and family member registration. Family members who wish to volunteer with a troop may start their registration by selecting VOLUNTEER.

Then follow these steps:

  1. Complete all fields in the form and select CONTINUE.
    Note: The email address you provide will become your username.
  2. Enter the desired troop or service unit number. Expand the search radius.
    Note: Ensure your correct Zip Code is in the search. If the troop is not found, select UNSURE. Enter desired troop number for "Why are you unsure?" 
  3. Select the correct membership year, complete the form, and CONTINUE.
  4. Review your membership selections before choosing CHECK OUT
  5. From the payment screen, you can choose:
    1. ADD ANOTHER MEMBERSHIP if you need to register more girls or adults in your household.
    2. REQUEST FINANCIAL AID if you require assistance.
    3. DONATE to Family Partnership to give underserved girls in our area access to Girl Scouts.
  6. Select CONTINUE to proceed with payment.
  7. Watch your inbox for your confirmation emails. 
    1. You will find important information and links to set up your MEMBER COMMUNITY profile. 
    2. If a volunteer role requires a background check, you will receive a separate email.