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Renew your Membership

Renew Your Membership—You’ve Got This.

When you stick with Girl Scouts, you’re not just giving your girl something to do, you’re giving her someone to be. The bravest, boldest, best version of herself. The version of herself that walks with her head a bit higher and acts with confidence.

And as she grows, we’ll grow with her, guiding her through life’s ups and downs, supporting her strengths, and showing her new and exciting paths to take.

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Trouble Logging In?

Q: Why isn’t my username working?
A: Your username is typically your email address. If you have more than one email address, try each. You can also use the “Forgot Your Password?” link to send a reset email to your email address. If you’re still having trouble, contact your council’s Customer Care team.

Q: Why aren’t I getting the password reset emails?
A: The password reset emails come from gsusacustomercare@girlscouts.org, so please make sure it’s added to your safe senders list. If you requested the reset email before marking our email address as safe, check your spam folder. If you’re still not receiving the email, contact your council’s Customer Care team to verify that your username/email address is correct.

Q: How do I reset my password when I no longer have access to the email address associated with my account?
A: Your council’s Customer Care team can easily change your username/email address without requiring you to recreate your account.

Q: Why can’t I see my family when I log in?
A: There are a couple reasons this could happen:

  • Another adult family member may be listed as the preferred contact on the account. That person must log in to renew. Contact your council’s Customer Care team if you’d like to be listed as your household’s preferred contact.
  • You may have a second or duplicate account with a different email address. Try a different username. If that works, be sure to contact your council’s Customer Care team to merge the two accounts into one.

Q: Why can’t I see my troop(s) when I log in?
A: There are several reasons this could happen:

  • Troops are listed on a separate tab from your family. If you have more than one troop, look for the pull-down menu to change between them.
  • Check your member profile to make sure you’re listed as a volunteer in the troop.
  • Not all troop volunteers can access the troop tab. Check with your council to see which volunteer roles they allow to access the tab.
  • If your background check has expired, you may lose access until it is up-to-date.

Your council’s Customer Care team can provide additional support.

2021-2022 Early Bird Incentives

Updated April 14, 2021

To welcome you into the new year, we are introducing Early Bird Incentive Levels. The earliest bird to dash towards renewal will earn all incentives! Don’t miss out on your chance. Read below for full details on each incentive level, rules, and FAQs. Here is a quick chart of potential incentives by renewal date. 

Frontier Hoedown at Frias Frontier (by April 15)

Wear your favorite cowgirl hat and gear and get ready for a day of music and fun activities at Frias Frontier! 

Act fast! This is an Early Bird exclusive event open to Girl (accompanied by a parent/caregiver, membership not required) and Adult members who renewed their membership between April 1 – April 15.

  • Event Date: November 20, 2021.
  • Price: $10 per girl and $5 per adult. 
  • Registration for the Frontier Hoedown is open between July 1, 2021 and July 31, 2021 or when the event reaches capacity.
  • Transportation not provided.
  • Girls will receive a custom Frontier Hoedown patch at the event.
  • This is not a tag-along event, girl to adult ratios must be maintained.
  • Lifetime Members may attend the Frontier Hoedown.
Michelle Obama Virtual Event & Drawing (by April 30)

Girls and Adults who renew by April 30th will have the opportunity to attend an exclusive GSUSA virtual event featuring Michelle Obama. After renewing your membership, you will need to register for the event on your own before April 30th. You can register and renew at the same time by visiting girlscouts.org/becomingme

Renewing Girl members qualify for a drawing to win one of (20) copies of:

  • Cadette - Ambassador Girl ScoutsBecoming: Adapted for Young Readers, written by Michelle Obama. 
  • Daisy - Junior Girl Scouts,  Who is Michelle Obama?, written by Megan Stine.

Renewing Adult members qualify for a drawing to win one of (10) copies of Becoming, written by Michelle Obama.

Drawings for this incentive will be held on May 3rd and winners will be notified by email on May 15th. Books will be available for pick-up from June 7 - July 30th

Vote for the Early Bird T-Shirt Color (by April 30)

Girls who renew by April 30th will have the opportunity to VOTE for this year’s Early Bird T-shirt color. Girls will receive an email with a poll of the set of colors available for the t-shirt. Voting will take place from May 3 - May 9. Announcement of the winning color will be made on May 15.

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Summer Fun Event (by May 15)

Girls will have the opportunity to register for a FREE Summer Fun event to be held on August 21 with a patch included! Registration for the event will be open between June 1 - June 30. More details to come.

Troop Leader Prize Drawing (by May 31)

Troop Leaders who renew by May 31 will be placed in a drawing for one of twenty (20) goodie bags (a $50 value, includes a $20 shop gift card). Entries and prizes are per individual. Lifetime members in a renewed Troop Leader role qualify for the goodie bag drawing!

The drawing and winner notification via email for this incentive will be on June 2. Bags will be available for pick-up from June 7 - July 30

Early Bird T-Shirt (by May 31)

Girl and Adult members who renew by May 31 are eligible for an Early Bird T-shirt. Girl members are eligible to receive an Early Bird t-shirt for free while adult members may purchase an Early Bird t-shirt for $2.00.  

Lifetime members who are in a volunteer role may qualify to purchase an Early Bird t-shirt for $2.00 by renewing their volunteer role by May 31.

T-shirt size requests will be emailed out to troop leaders, qualifying lifetime members, and Juliette parents on July 1. Size submissions must be returned between July 1 - July 7.  Early Bird T-shirts must be picked up during the scheduled time or they are forfeited. The pickup schedule will be provided at a later date. 

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Final colors to be determined by the vote held in May.

Early Bird Incentive Rules
  • Girls and Troops must be free of product program debt to be eligible
  • Awards are not transferrable to another member and events may not be exchanged for a different item or date
  • Troop Leaders must turn in Annual Treasury Report (ATR) and a troop update to pick up t-shirts and TL Goodie Bags
  • Renewing by May 31, 2021 does not guarantee an Early Bird T-shirt. Adults and Troop Leaders are responsible for responding to the email size request that will be sent during the month of July 2021 and ensuring its accuracy
  • T-shirts not picked up by September 30, 2021 are forfeited.
FAQs

What is Early Bird? 
Early Bird is when your family or Girl Scout troop can get a head start on the 2021-2022 Girl Scout year by renewing your memberships or purchasing an Extended Year Membership to earn incentives. Early Bird runs from April 1 to May 31, 2021.

Why should I renew my membership early?

  • Incentives! We’re offering even more incentives this year to get you excited for a new year in Girl Scouting.
  • No chasing down registrations in the fall while you're busy with the new school year. Why not have your Girl Scout troop all ready to go?

I need to apply for a scholarship. Do I still qualify for Early Bird incentives?
Yes! As long as you renew your membership and submit your scholarship application with all required documentation during the promotional period, you qualify for the incentives listed during the time of your renewal. Please note that the Michelle Obama event may require an approved and completed membership renewal.

Do I have to be a current member to register during Early Bird?
No. Anyone can register for the 2021-2022 Girl Scout year starting April 1, 2021. Only Extended Year Memberships qualify for Early Bird Incentives.

I'm a Lapsed or New Girl Member who is interested in Extended Year Membership. What are the details?
Extended Year provides membership from April 1, 2021 - September 30, 2022
Girl Members: $60 (includes Council Service Fee)
Adult Members: $35

Who can renew my girl’s membership?
Parents and guardians
 can register and/or renew memberships for anyone in their family. Troop Leaders can renew active troop members.

What if I have trouble registering or renewing my membership?
Troop Leaders should view the "GSUSA: Managing My Account" course in gsLearn. You can also review the Renewal Guide for Families & Troops. If you are still having issues, you can call the Council office at (702) 385-3677 for support Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm or email us. We are happy to help!

How much are membership fees for the 2021-2022 membership year?
The standard membership year covers October 1, 2021 - September 30, 2022. Girl Members: $40 (includes Council Service Fee)
Adult Members: $25