- The troop representative should verify that the requested signers have been registered and background checked.
- The troop representative should start the process by choosing the new account link.
- Signers must complete Troop Money Management course & quiz found in gsLearn.
- Upon completion of the form each signer will be emailed instructions for completing paperwork to the email provided in the request.
- The signers should complete all paperwork following the instructions in the email. If those options are unavailable, paper forms can be mailed to the Banking Coordinator at the Girl Scouts Council at 119 E Coronado Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1512
- Once all forms are returned, the Banking Coordinator will forward to Wells Fargo.
- The account should be opened with 7-10 business days and Wells Fargo will send an email to all parties with account number and next steps.
- The troop should then make a deposit within seven days, set up online banking, and add the Council Representative to the online account. All directions are outlined in the initial directions to the troop when the forms were initially sent and again in the opening email from Wells Fargo.
- Checks can be ordered by the troop using troop monies - follow guidelines in the Troop Money Management Manual.
Important Contact Information
- Online Banking – 1-800-956-4442
- Request Debit Cards – please visit any branch
- Increase Card Limit – 1-800-225-5935
- Report Your Card Lost/Stolen – 1-800-225-5935
- Fraudulent Activity – 1-800-225-5935
Girl Scouts Banking Coordinator
Process for New Accounts
Process for Signer Change
Banking Dos and Don'ts
Online Banking Instructions