Cadette Troop Essentials

Welcome to Cadette Troop Essentials!

By the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Name at least three characteristics of Cadette age girls.
  • Identify the parts of a meeting and how to use the meeting wheel in planning troop meetings
  • Define the role of the leader working with Cadette age girls
  • Identify recognition and insignia for Girl Scout Cadettes
  • Identify program resources for Girl Scout Cadettes
  • Understand program policies and goals for taking trips with Girl Scouts

  1. Please read all of the instructions below before beginning.
  2. To begin this course click on the Cadette Troop Essentials map above (this will take you to the full sized map)
  3. Begin your journey by clicking on #1.
  4. To progress, click "Next" at the bottom of each page. 
  5. You can click the image of the map within each page to return to the full screen map at any time.
  6. You can click the "Back" button on any page to return to the previous lesson.
  7. You can take breaks, and resume by clicking on the number to the lesson you would like to resume.
  8. Each link will add to your knowledge about Girl Scout Cadettes and how to lead a Cadette troop. Some of the links will be reading, some will include a video and others will link you to the Girl Scouts of the United States (GSUSA) web site.
  9. Link 24 is an on-line questionnaire and evaluation. Please complete the Q&A to receive credit for this course.