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:
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.
Girl Scout travel is full of wonders: going to new places, seeing amazing historical sights, and experiencing cultures and languages different from our own. If you have questions about what your girl’s travel experience will be like, here are the 7 “wonders” about Girl Scout travel, and answers based on years of experience traveling with girls and troops.
Whether your girls are working on outdoor-themed badges, putting your outdoor skills and knowledge into practice, or just getting out to enjoy the sunshine with their Girl Scout sisters, Ann Marie Brown, author of Moon 101 Great Hikes San Francisco Bay Area has the perfect hike for your next outdoor adventure.
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.
Traveling with your Girl Scouts is one the best ways to share the world with our girls, giving them an opportunity to explore new places and broaden their perspective. Sandy shares a few tips to help your girls become conscientious travelers.
Did you know that you could learn to fence, rock climb, go backpacking, and even participate in indoor skydive as a Girl Scout? As girls grow and continue through Girl Scouts, they will explore unfamiliar fields, learn new skill sets appropriate for their age-level, and experience healthy risks and challenges.
GGB is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for girls bridging to Cadettes! Marissa shares her Golden Gate Bridging story, from the perspective of a girl, volunteer, and GSNorCal staff member.