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Trip Advisors partner with girls to make travel adventures happen! You can be a Trip Advisor for your troop, a group in your area, or a Girl Scouts of Western Washington council-developed trip.  Click here for more information about travel opportunities and being a Trip Advisor.  Troop Leaders can also plan and prepare for travel with their troop.

My troop/travel group wants to take a trip for three nights or more.

Girl Scouting 101
(45 minutes)​
Required ​For the link to the online orientation, click here. Enter the password: aboutGS101
Getting Started for Trip Advisors​ ​In development ​Check back for links to this new orientation.
Travel Planning with Girls (3 hours)​ Required for activity (great to take 18-24 months before trip.) Attend in person

 

 I want to be a Trip Advisor for a council-developed trip, what do I need to do? Visit our website to learn about upcoming trips!

Girl Scouting 101 (45 minutes)​ Required Click here for the link to online orientation. Enter the password: aboutGS101
Trip Advisor application​ Required Click here to learn about upcoming trips and the application.
Interview with Travel Pathway Committee (30 minutes)​ Required ​To schedule an interview, email travel@girlscoutsww.org
Preparation meetings with Trip Advisor team and Travel Pathway Committee mentors (month, 4-8 hrs, Jan. - Mar.)​ Required ​Attend in person
Trip Advisor Learning Weekend (Fri. - Sun. in April)​ Required ​Attend in person. A link to registration will be sent to you after the interview.
Trip preparation and development with Trip Advisor team and girls (April - Trip, 20 hrs/per month). Individual and group work.​ Required ​Attend in person

How can you help my Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, or Ambassadors prepare for a big trip?
Travel workshop for teens (3 hours) Highly Recommended (great to take 18-24 months before trip) Attend in person OR complete an online workshop
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I’ve looked at the Safety Activity Checkpoints, and our planned activities call for a First Aider.

First Aid/CPR (6-16 hours) Required for activity Click here to view certification workshops. You can also receive certification from other recognized agencies.

I’m confused!   We want to venture away from our meeting place, but I don’t know what to do first.  For more information, click on the course title link in the left column, or visit the Troop Learning page.
Day Trip Planning Required for activity and pre-requisite. Attend in person OR complete the online workshop.
Indoor Overnight (about 2-3 hours)​ Required for activity (great to take 3 months before overnight) ​Fill out the independent learning packet.
Outdoor Overnight
(16 hrs of coursework +10 overnight hrs)​
Required for activity (great to take 3 months before overnight) Attend in person Attend in person or participate in the equivalency process.
Build your Outdoor Skills
(6 hours)​
Helpful​  Attend in person
Wilderness and Remote First Aid (16 hrs)​ Required for activity Click here to view certification workshops. You can also receive your certification from other recognized agencies.​

I can’t get enough!  What else does Girl Scouts have for me?
Continuing Education ​Helpful ​View the Conferences and Certifications section of the website to learn more.
Global Travel Toolkit ​Helpful ​Learn more on the Travel section.
Girl Scouts of the USA travel resources​ ​Helpful Visit the GSUSA travel website.