side menu icon
travel-page-header

Travel

Due to COVID-19, the processing of extended travel applications is currently on hold until phasing allows for such opportunities. For more information on our council's safety guidelines regarding program activities, please visit the COVID-19 page of our website.

---

Every girl deserves a chance to see the world! Whether you’re exploring your own neighborhood, going on overnight camping trip, or flying across the world—you’re always expanding your horizon with Girl Scouts.

bell_32

New Travel Form: Non-Commercial Rental Properties

Early last fall, GSUSA shared a guideline that did not permit Girl Scouts to use AirBNBs, VRBOs and other non-commercial rental/vacation property due to safety and insurance risks. Many volunteers and parents were concerned that this change put undue financial stress and pressure on girls and their opportunities to travel and see the world. We heard you! After careful research of potential risks, we have created this checklist for girls and volunteers to use prior to making a reservation and then again once troops/families arrive at their destination. 

Non-Commercial Rental Property (AirBnB or Similar) Site Safety Checklist

arrow1-right_purple_32

Travel Resources
 

From your first Daisy outing to a multi-week trek through Peru, these handy checklists will help you fill out all the correct forms for your next Girl Scout getaway!

Scholarship_Belize
EF Tour's Girl Empowerment Travel Scholarship

Our partners at EF Tours believe that Girl Scouts traveling the world become the people who change it. Their goal is to give as many Girl Scouts as possible the opportunity to travel and expand their world perspective. Their Empowerment Travel Scholarship is designed to give one deserving group the opportunity to make travel happen!

How to apply:

  • Step 1: Complete an online application, using the form on EF website
  • Step 2: Confirm your eligibility 
  • Step 3: Create a short video telling your story

Applications are due March 1, 2021 and a winner will be announced on March 8, 2021!

light-bulb_32

Questions about travel? Need help planning a trip?

The Travel Support Team is a group of dedicated and experienced Girl Scout volunteer trip advisors. If you'd like to reach out to them to connect with a travel coach, just let us know!

Check out other travel workshops here

arrow1-right_purple_32

Destinations

Girl Scout Destinations are the ultimate adventure for individual girls ages 11 and older! With different trips every year, there's something amazing for everyone. Pack your bags full of life-changing epxeriences and make friends from all over the country as you travel with Girl Scouts from different states. Check out all of the places you can go here: Destinations Trip Options. Once you decide where to go, fill out the online application. 

arrow1-right_purple_32

Volunteer-Led Girl Scout Trips

Looking for more travel options? Volunteer-led trips are geared towards individual girls and girls wanting to travel outside of their own troop. Planning for these trips is girl-led, so girls can help design their dream travel experience.

Are you interested in helping with a volunteer-led council-wide trip? Contact the travel team for more information.

Galapagos 2021: Join other Girl Scouts in a 9 day Journey to the equator to explore the wonders of Ecuador— including the Galápagos Islands, some 620 miles off the country’s Pacific Coastline. Retrace the footsteps of Charles Darwin. Some of the wildlife you may see include penguins, sea lions, turtles, Blue-Footed Boobies, and other exotic birds. Snorkel with Sea Turtles! On the mainland, your troop will visit the Equatorial Line and enjoy a Salsa Dance lesson. 

Essence of Europe 2022: Troop 42343 is traveling on a 17-day adventure through Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, France and England in July of 2022! They have already formed a travel group, but if you would like more information about joining the tour group, please contact gstravelroop42343@gmail.com! Additional people can be added to our tour group up until March 1, 2022.

Learn More

Sangam and Golden Triangle Tour 2022: Experience the sights and culture of India during this exciting trip! We will be traveling to the Sangam Guiding Center in Pune, India, to participate in their week-long program. Then, we will tour the Golden Triangle.

money3_32

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to help you explore the world! Learn more about the Val Manuel Take Action Travelship.