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Keep the Adventure Going!

Ready for another exciting year?

We can't wait to get started on the next adventure with you! 

You are more than a Girl Scout. You’re a G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)TM.  We believe there’s no such thing as too much. That there’s no excuse for making excuses. Our strength doesn’t come from how much we can lift but from how often we can lift ourselves back up. We are everyday optimists. Adventure seekers. Problem solvers. We are girls, troop leaders, mentors, advocates, parents, Girl Scouts. We are G.I.R.L.s and we will not stop. In fact, we’re just getting started. 

How to Renew Your Membership 
It's easy! Sign in to our Girl Scout Member Community (MY GS) to renew your membership or click the 'Renew Now' button in the instructions below.

Troop Leader Instructions

As a Troop Leader, you can renew your girls through the online Member Community (MY GS) and using your troop finances.

  1. Click on MY GS in the upper right hand corner of the navigation bar of this web page.
  2. Select “Member Profile” from the drop down menu
  3. Log in, using your Member Profile password.     
  4. Once you are in your profile, click on your troop tab. You will see a list of all girls and adults who have been previously registered in your troop.
  5. On the right hand side of your screen, you’ll want to select “NEXT YEAR” from the drop-down menu.
  6. For those girls and adults who still need to renew for the current year for 2018, please contact customercare@gsmw.org for assistance. 
  7. Select "I'll decide later" for all girls not renewing.
  8. The screens will guide you through the remainder of the screens to complete your renewal for your troop.

Helpful Guides

Troop Renewal Steps
Renewal Visual Guide          

Renewal Tips
Trying to renew a girl who has been previously registered and you are getting an error message?
Please do not try to add her - call us for assistance to avoid creating a duplicate record.

Unsure as to whether a girl is returning or not?
Please select "I'll decide later" instead of "Don't Renew." This way, if she chooses, she can still renew at a later date.

Need to add a girl or adult to your troop? 
You can also add a girl or adult to your troop! At the bottom of the screen where it says “ADD A NEW MEMBER TO TROOP,” simply select girl or adult and click GO!

Parent or Guardian Instructions

You don't have to wait for your Troop Leader to renew your girl - you can do it!  Don't let her miss out.


  1. Click on MY GS in the upper right hand corner of the navigation bar of this web page.
  2. Select “Member Profile” from the drop down menu
  3. Log in, using your Member Profile password. 
  4. Once you are logged in, you will see your Household Membership Screen, and a list of all your family members who have been previously registered.
  5. On the right hand side of your screen, you’ll want to select “NEXT YEAR” from the drop-down menu.
  6. You’ll see under the “Renewal Choice” heading the options to renew. Simply select “Renew” for each family member who is renewing for the coming year.
  7. If you are unsure as to whether a family member is returning or not, please select "I'll decide later" instead of "Don't Renew." This way, she/he can still renew at a later date.
  8. You can also register a new girl or adult member! At the bottom of the screen where it says “ADD A NEW MEMBER TO HOUSEHOLD,” simply select girl or adult and click GO!
  9. The screens will guide you through the remainder of the screens to complete your renewal for your household.
Lifetime Membership Information

When you become a lifetime member, your dues are used to support the Lifetime Membership Endowment Fund, which supports programming for girls in STEM, the outdoors, entrepreneurship, and life skills—areas essential for preparing them to lead a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.

Lifetime membership is available to any individual who accepts the principles and beliefs of the Girl Scout Movement, pays the one-time lifetime membership fee, and is 18 years of age or older.

Lifetime membership dues are $400.00. A young alum lifetime membership, at the reduced cost of $200.00, is offered to anyone 18 years to 29 years old who was a girl member at any time during her childhood.

Becoming a lifetime member is easy. Here's how:

  1. Download the Lifetime Membership Registration Form
  2. Return the completed form along with your check, money order, or credit card information to GSMW. 
Login Troubles?

Having trouble logging in? Here are some quick tips that might help.

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.