Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona – girlscoutssoaz.org
April 15 – May 31, 2013
2014 Online Early Bird Membership Deadline is 11:59 PM May 31, 2013
GSUSA has increased membership fees to $15 for our 2014 year and beyond. This decision was voted on by the membership during the National Convention.
**Please remember membership fees go directly to GSUSA The Girl Scout membership year runs Oct 1-Sept 30
The following instructions will walk you through the renewal process, how to add new girls in Troop Management, and how to request Early Bird Incentives.
Please plan accordingly during this time. We ask Leaders to not wait until the last minute to renew their troop as we have many members renewing at the same time. If you have any questions, please contact the Helpdesk and a staff member will assist you.
Important Information for Troop Leaders
If you are a leader who cannot access your Troop Management, your position may not be correctly designated. Please contact the Helpdesk to make changes to your profile.
If any members of your troop have participated in Girl Scouts during the 2013 Membership year, including cookie sales, troop camp or any program/events prior to Oct 1, 2013, a 2013 Membership must competed. Early Bird incentives will not be rewarded to 01/02’s who are not registered for the current year. (2013)
If you are unsure, please contact the Helpdesk
Step 1: Prepare for Online Registration
Remember – if you are paying with Opportunity Funds, Cookie Dough, or Cookie Credit a paper registration form must be completed and returned to Council.
Step 2: Renew Memberships
Adding New Girls
Add and Register New Members
Girls will earn a patch if they Early Bird register by May 31, 2013. Leaders will request the patches using the Incentive Request Form. If you have parents who are renewing their child’s or their memberships online themselves, please check your roster in Troop Management to ensure their renewals are completed before requesting incentives.
This request form must be submitted before June 7, 2013 in order to receive incentive. Patches will be available for pick up in the Council shop after June 7th. (Please indicate if you are an outlying area and need the patches mailed to you.)
Incentives For Troop Leaders
Official Girl Scout Personalized Volunteer Name Tags will be given to Troop Leaders who register their troop during Early Bird Registration and complete their Annual Troop Review. Nametags will only be awarded to all 01’s and 02’s who complete the following:
**Leaders are still responsible for submitting paper registration forms signed by parents unless parents renew their child’s memberships online. Please include a Dues Summary form with registrations. Registrations will be kept on file. These can be mailed to Council at 4300 E Broadway, Tucson, AZ 85711. Please note on the registration if they were completed online.
Leaders must request their name tag via the online form with their patch requests.
Early Bird registrations that request financial assistance will be done with paper registration forms. These forms are due to Council by May 31st, 2013 in order to receive incentives. Troop Leader cannot request these funds. Parents must submit Opportunity Fund forms.
Click here to access the 2014 Opportunity Fund form
The following registration forms should only be used for the following situations that the online registration system does not handle. They are: