Knowing Your Responsibilities

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Ensuring the health and safety of girls in Girl Scouting is a cornerstone of the Girl Scout Movement.  This includes developing safety consciousness in both youth and adults, as well as training staff and volunteers to ensure proper supervision, planning to prevent accidents and incidents, and maintenance of program resources.

Everyone bears responsibility for safety: the council, the troop, service unit, and camp leadership, the parents/guardians of the Girl Scouts of the USA and GSNorCal.  Our goal is to establish a sound program experience that will protect and maintain the well-being of every Girl Scout, and protect the legal interests of adults.


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