National Safety Activity Checkpoints

Safety Activity Checkpoints provides the standard safety guidelines for Girl Scouts of the United States of America (GSUSA) and Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes approved activities.

In the first section, Introduction: Standard Safety Guidelines, you will find GSUSA’s standard safety guidelines, by topic, which apply to all Girl Scout activities. For shortcuts to these most used Safety Guidelines click on the corresponding title:

Understanding Which Activities Are Not Permitted
Other Actions Girls and Volunteers Should Not Take
First Aid
Overall Health, Wellbeing & Inclusivity
Transporting Girl Scouts
Troop Meeting Space

The full Safety Activity Checkpoints document can be read below.

The 2022-2023 versions of both Safety Activity Checkpoints and Volunteer Essentials will stay in place through 2024.