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Safety Activity Checkpoints

Available on the council website at www.tinyurl.com/GSsafetyac. The safety guidelines for specific activities.  Always check the Safety Activity Checkpoints for any activity.  If you cannot find your activity, check the general guidelines in the Safety-Wise chapter and check to be sure that your activity is allowed and does not require approval from GSNorCal Risk Management & Travel.  

Safety-Wise

This is an online training course, and also signifies following the safety guidelines contained in the Safety-Wise chapter of the CRG (Volunteer Essentials) plus the Safety Activity Checkpoints.  

Senior

A grade-level in Girl Scouting. Senior Girl Scouts are in grades 9 and 10.

Sensitive Issues

Topics highly personal  in nature or rooted in beliefs and values, i.e. Aids, child abuse, human sexuality, and religion.

Service Unit

A geographic sub division within the council and the Girl Scouts within it—all leaders, troops/groups and girls. Leaders within each service unit attend a regularly scheduled Service Unit Meeting where they obtain information and help plan service unit activities. 


Service Unit Team

A group of adult volunteers that facilitates service to girls through its volunteers in a geographic area (service unit).

Sit-Upon

A lightweight pad or mat used when sitting on the floor or ground.

SU

 Service Unit.