Girl Scout Travel
Girl Scouts love to travel—from the field trips they take as Brownies to the global adventures they go on as teens. If you love exploring different places and cultures, then Girl Scouts is the place for you. From a weekend getaway to an international excursion, we have travel opportunities to fit your experience! Check out our 2020 Travel Information Session Video for all the details on GSHS and GSUSA Travel Opportunities!
Let Us Know You're On The Go!
Leaders, as soon as you decide to start planning a trip, read Volunteer Essentials for general guidelines and the Safety Activity Checkpoints to learn more about activities girls may want to participate in on their trip.
You can also check out these amazing resources to help you plan your trip; Girl Scout Guide to U.S. Travel and Global Travel Toolkit for International trips.
Once your plans are set; Let Us Know You’re On the GO!!! Complete the Girl Scout Travel Approval Form and submit to firstname.lastname@example.org at least two weeks prior to your trip.
Don’t forget to plan in advance if you’re doing a high-risk or high-Adventure activity, and find out what you’ll need to make it an amazing and safe experience!! For trips longer than 2 nights, additional insurance is required and needs to be purchased through the council. Please see the Additional Insurance Request Form for more information.
The Girl Scout Travel Approval form should be submitted when any trips are planned with the exception of traveling to GSHS program events. *Please note: Girl Scout Troops are not allowed to use Uber or Lyft services or book accommodations through Airbnb, VRBO or other private residences for rent.
Girl Scout Destinations
Check out Girl Scout Destinations, the ultimate adventure program for girls ages 11 and older. With a ton of different trips to apply for every year—from surfing camp on the east coast and breathtaking hikes out west, to the crazy-cool wonder of new cultures abroad—there’s something amazing for everyone to experience.
Girl Scouts Go
Pack your bags! We’re going on an adventure. With Girl Scout Go you’ll get to visit locations around the world during these week-long trips that are designed for older Girl Scouts.
These trips are organized by Girl Scouts Heart of the South and take place annually on regional, national, and international basis.
Let’s take a road trip! Let’s Explore trips are short, regional trips designed for Girl Scout Juniors to venture out beyond their city. Visiting places like St. Louis, Atlanta and other regional destinations gives girls the experience of travel and seeing the world outside her city.
Girl Scouts make the world a better place! The World Changers travel program is designed for Girl Scout Ambassadors to have the opportunity to take their service across the globe.