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.
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.
Girl Scout camp plays an essential part in the growth of your girls, but it’s not always easy sending your daughter to camp for the first time. Angela shares her experience and why it turned out to be the best decision for her daughter.
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.