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Volunteer Training Events and Workshops

Empowerment Summit for Service Units

Empowerment Summit for Service Units

Thanks to all who joined us for the Empowerment Summit! We look forward to seeing you again next year!

Daisy Leader Daze

Registration is FREE through our Learning Portal (login required)

Choose the date and location that works best for you!

Saturday, Sept. 7
Greene Wood Gathering Place, GSGCNWI
3155 71st Street
Naperville, IL 60540

A light lunch will be provided for those attending a full day of training. 

First and second-year Daisy troop leaders are invited to a day of fun training and enrichment to help you grow girls of courage, confidence, and character!


You may choose to attend a half or full day of training. 

9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.: Daisy Grade Level training

This is also available through our Learning Portal (login required) if you're unable to attend the morning session. 

1:00 p.m - 4:00 p.m.: Afternoon Workshops

Three workshops will be taking place in the afternoon session:

  • How to Run Your Troop Meeting
  • Engaging Parents
  • Developing Your Troop Culture
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Leader Enrichment Activity Program header | LEAP 2019

Leader Enrichment Activity Program (LEAP)

Friday-Sunday, September 20-22, 2019
Camp Butternut Springs, Valparaiso, Indiana

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Save $5 when you
 register by July 15!

Leader Enrichment Activity Program (LEAP) is a program for adult volunteers who work with girls in Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana.

This weekend will give you hands-on experience in activities related to the Girl Scout Leadership Experience. Workshop options include:

  • Archery
  • Outdoor cooking and outdoor skills
  • Crafts
  • Nature games
  • Hiking
  • Service projects
  • STEM activities
  • Challenge yourself on the new climbing tower/zipline or high ropes adventure course
  • An offsite trip to the Indiana Dunes National Park and Meadowbrook Nature Preserve.

Popular sessions will fill quickly! Register early for the best selection.

Download the Basic Information Packet [PDF]

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Full Weekend Cost: $52 includes meals and snacks, sleeping accommodations, and some workshop supplies.

Saturday Only Cost: $37 includes meals/snacks and some workshop supplies.

Registration closes September 8, 2019 or when the maximum of 110 participants has been reached. Limited financial aid is available. Due to limits on instructor/participant ratios, some popular sessions will fill before the deadline. Register early for best workshop selection.

Leadership Expo 2019 | Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana

Leadership Expo

Saturday, Oct. 5 in Tinley Park, IL or Saturday, Oct. 19 in Skokie, IL

This annual event brings together volunteers and troop leaders from across greater Chicago and Northweset Indiana. Attendees will receive insights and resources needed to be successful in their membership year and beyond, so you can continue to make a difference in the lives of girls.

Learn More about the Leadership Expo »