You’ve been planning the perfect trip for months, and suddenly something changes, and travel is no longer an option. Girl Scout travel expert Sandy walks us through how to find ways to scratch that travel itch from home, as well as replan your trip for the future!
If your girl is headed to camp or another traveling adventure this summer, exchanging SWAPS (Special Whatchamacallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere) can help her hold onto the magic of the season a little longer.
When temperatures tease the hundreds, that summer sun can be unbearable and not everyone likes hiking around in the heat or splashing in a swimming pool. Stay cool and keep your girl’s mind active on those summer days when she just doesn’t want to be outside with these 10 indoor activities!
At Girl Scouts of Northern California, we believe opportunity and experiences are the greatest gifts of all. Whether you are searching for the perfect gift for that proud Girl Scout in your life or you want to give back and help support the next generation of Girl Scouts, our 2017 gift guide has something for everyone.
Girl Scout Senior Avery grew up wanting to do everything the older Girl Scouts did, including the Girl Scout Destinations travel abroad program! She shares what she learned on her adventure to Iceland, and how to ace the application for your travel abroad Destination:
Bridging across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge is a spectacular experience! In this post, our resident Golden Gate Bridging expert (and event manager!) shares her insider tips to help you get the most out of your day at GGB.
Golden Gate Bridging is right around the corner! Be prepared with this expert packing list (water bottles, sunscreen, SWAPs, and more!) put together by mom and daughter Girl Scout duo, Natalie and Alexandria.
Your whole troop has been talking about the places want to see—but travelling with a small group is hard enough! But not to worry! Follow our large group travel tips, and your Girl Scout troop trip will be smooth sailing:
Troop leaders, parents, and program partners shared Girl Scout summer experiences that made us laugh, cheer, and celebrate the G.I.R.L. spirit across our council. We rounded-up some of our favorites to share on the Trailhead.
Let her go, let her go…explore the world! With a little inspiration from Disney’s Frozen, Girl Scout travel expert Sandy Norman shows us why letting Girl Scouts travel, no matter their age or experience level, is so valuable to their growth.
When planning travel for your troop, do you DIY it or go with a tour company? GSNorCal travel expert Sandy breaks down the pros and cons of each method, with lots of travel planning tips in between!
Northern California has so many national parks to explore, and so many amazing experiences for girls to take on! Girl Scouts can explore ancient trees towering over trails, a volcanic mountain venting steam, and waterfalls spraying thick mist. And that’s only the start! Check out these 8 national park adventures, from snowy trails to high adventure hikes.