Financial Aid

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Girl Scouts of Northern California welcomes youth and volunteer members in any financial situation. We make funds available to cover membership, events and workshops, background checks, and camp.

Membership Dues: Membership dues are $40/year for girls and $25/year for adults. 

  • Girl Annual Membership Dues: Caregivers can request financial aid for Girl Annual Membership Dues when they complete their registration from their MyGS account. For help logging in to your MyGS member account, review the Logging in to MyGS document.
  • Adult Annual Membership Registration & Background Checks: Adults can request financial aid for their annual membership dues and/or their background checks by filling out the online Adult Membership Financial Aid Request Form.

Uniforms: Girls can request uniform aid, which includes a voucher to our retail shops to purchase a sash (or tunic for grades K–1), Girl Scout membership pin, and council ID patch set or troop numbers. Apply for uniform aid with the online Uniform Aid Request Form.

Need-Based Financial Aid: Any youth who is a registered Girl Scout living in one of the 19 counties that GSNorCal serves is eligible to receive need-based financial aid. 

This Need-Based Financial Aid Application is for: 

  • Council Program/Events
  • GSUSA Destinations
  • Council-Organized Travel

GSNorCalCamp: Financial Aid requests for camp has been built into the registration process. Learn more about camp financial aid

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