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.
Being a Girl Scout in a bustling city like San Francisco may not provide as many close-to-home outdoor adventures, but this urban setting still has a lot to offer! With GSNorCal’s annual Golden Gate Bridging event just around the corner, there’s no better time for you and your girls to explore the renowned City by the Bay.
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.
Girl Scout Cookies power big adventures for girls! Girl Scout travel guru Sandy Norman talks all about her recent trip to Peru with 15 GSNorCal girls (and how Girl Scout Cookies funded their adventure).
On April 27, 2019, we’ll be celebrating the 38th year of Golden Gate Bridging. Registration for 2019’s Golden Gate Bridging opens this week, so to help commemorate the decades of fun, friendship, and festivities, Elizabeth has put together a list of 30 reasons why you and your girls should come!
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.
Before your girls start planning their next big adventure, it’s important to know the different types of travel opportunities Girl Scouts offers, grade-level requirements, as well as any required training. In this post, Sandy breaks down the need-to-know information on troop travel, council trips, and Destinations.
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.
With Girl Scouts, there’s always a new adventure to be had! Check out these GSNorCal Interest Groups for a few ideas on how to level up your girl’s Girl Scout experience with travel, robotics, sailing, and more!
Girl Scouts is known for providing girls with an abundance of opportunities to help them become confident and courageous leaders. Delegate governance is just one of the many ways girls can step up and take the lead like a Girl Scout. In this post, Shannon shares some inspiring takeaways from the 2017 Girl Scout National Convention.
A new membership year means fun, new adventures for girls. Mary shares the ins-and-outs of Volunteer Essentials and Safety Activity Checkpoints to help you get to know these two valuable online resources that every volunteer should bookmark.
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.