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Archery Level 1 Certification

National Archery Instructor Level I certification recognized by USA Archery and National Field Archery Association. Open to adults and girls age 16 and up. Once certified, adults may lead archery programs for troops, encampments and at council events. face-to-face.

Required:  Optional for troop leaders, co-leaders and assistant leaders.
Prerequisite: Girl Scouting 101, Welcome to Girl Scout Leadership
Cost: $45 – Girl Scouts
$95 – Non-Girl Scouts

Upcoming Training Dates:

Click here for a list of upcoming trainings.
No dates, scheduled? To request a course in your area, click here.


Community First Aid and CPR Certification
Volunteers may take first aid training through an area Red Cross office, the National Safety Council, local emergency services, hospitals, fire or other rescue services. Paying for an adult in the troop to become a certified first aider is a valid troop expense. Hybrid courses and face-to-face courses where participants are able to practice skills learned are acceptable. Courses taught online only are not valid for Girl Scout purposes.

Required:  Girl Scouts recommends that when girls are present at least one adult volunteer be first-aid/CPR certified. A first aider is required for physically demanding activities, activities involving the potential for injury and trips away from regular meeting spaces.
Prerequisite: None
Cost: Varies by Provider

Courses are available from the following providers:

Provider

Training

Estimated Cost

American Medical Response, Springfield

CPR Training

Not available

American Red Cross

First aid/CPR/AED

$110

Baystate Health Systems, Holyoke

First aid/CPR/AED

$110

Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Northampton

Heartsaver CPR AED Course Pediatric First Aid/CPR AED

$52
$75

Highland Ambulance EMS, Goshen

First Aid/CPR/AED

$50+

Mercy Medical Center, Springfield

CPR Training Class

$60

Noble Hospital, Westfield

CPR Training

$60

Safety Trainers, Oxford*
See schedule below, please call 508-799-2857 to register.

First Aid/CPR/AED

$45

Steven St. Laurent, Fitchburg
(available in Spanish)

First Aid/CPR/AED

Not available

UMASS, Amherst

CPR

$40

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Upcoming Trainings through Safety Trainers:

Date Time Location
Sat, Jul 26 8:00 am - 1:30 pm 351 Main St, Suite 100, Oxford, Ma 01540
Wed, Aug 6 8:00 am - 1:30 pm 351 Main St, Suite 100, Oxford, Ma 01540
Sat, Aug 9 8:00 am - 1:30 pm 351 Main St, Suite 100, Oxford, Ma 01540
Sat, Aug 23 8:00 am - 1:30 pm 351 Main St, Suite 100, Oxford, Ma 01540
Wed, Sep 3 8:00 am - 1:30 pm 351 Main St, Suite 100, Oxford, Ma 01540
Sat, Sep 6 8:00 am - 1:30 pm 351 Main St, Suite 100, Oxford, Ma 01540
Sat, Sep 20 8:00 am - 1:30 pm 351 Main St, Suite 100, Oxford, Ma 01540
Wed, Oct 1 8:00 am - 1:30 pm 351 Main St, Suite 100, Oxford, Ma 01540
Sat, Oct 4 8:00 am - 1:30 pm 351 Main St, Suite 100, Oxford, Ma 01540
Sat, Oct 18 8:00 am - 1:30 pm 351 Main St, Suite 100, Oxford, Ma 01540
Wed, Nov 5 8:00 am - 1:30 pm 351 Main St, Suite 100, Oxford, Ma 01540
Sat, Nov 8 8:00 am - 1:30 pm 351 Main St, Suite 100, Oxford, Ma 01540
Sat, Nov 22 8:00 am - 1:30 pm 351 Main St, Suite 100, Oxford, Ma 01540
Wed, Dec 3 8:00 am - 1:30 pm 351 Main St, Suite 100, Oxford, Ma 01540
Sat, Dec 6 8:00 am - 1:30 pm 351 Main St, Suite 100, Oxford, Ma 01540
Sat, Dec 20 8:00 am - 1:30 pm 351 Main St, Suite 100, Oxford, Ma 01540


Team Challenge – Low Ropes Training

Learn to facilitate a group team building experience on a low ropes course. You’ll learn about group dynamics, trust building and problem solving. In the morning, you’ll practice get-to-know you games while learning important spotting and safety guidelines. In the afternoon, you’ll participate in elements of the low ropes challenge course and learn to facilitate experiences for girls using the course. Face-to-face.

Required:  Optional for troop leaders, co-leaders and assistant leaders.
Prerequisite: Girl Scouting 101 & Welcome to Girl Scout Leadership recommended
Cost: $15

Upcoming Training Dates:

Click here for a list of upcoming trainings.
No dates, scheduled? To request a course in your area, click here.

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