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Travel 

Every girl deserves a chance to see the world! Girl Scouts offers many different travel opportunities so girls can see new places, meet new people, and learn about different cultures and ideas. Whether exploring their own neighborhoods, going on overnight camping trips, participating in community service projects, or flying to one of the four world centers, Girl Scouts are continually expanding their horizons.

Girl Scout Travel Destinations 

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Last Chance to travel to a domestic or international GS DESTINATION!

Destinations are travel programs for individual girls ages 11-18. Surf off California, Florida or Texas coasts, explore history in Boston, discover new cultures in South Africa or Mexico, swim with dolphins in Curacao - View all of the DESTINATIONS HERE. Funding is available!   If you are interested in attending any of these trips, fill out the Destinations Application and turn it in to GSSI’s Program Department by Monday, February 2nd  or email to program@girlscouts-gssi.org.  


GSSI 2015 International Trip! Take this Once in a Lifetime Trip to Europe! 

Europe Trip 2015

GSSI’s International Travel group is looking for 5 more girls to go on the 2015 trip to Europe!  

Cost: $3400 Tour (Includes: breakfast & dinner, hotel, charter bus, tour guide) $1800 Flight from Evansville

24 Participants are secured. Full payments are due by April 1.

Trip Dates: June 23-July 4, 2015

Itinerary:

  • Day 1: Arrive in Rome, Italy: Take a walking tour to see the Spanish Steps, Via Condotti, Piazza Navona, and Pantheon.  At night there will be a welcome dinner with pasta at one of Rome’s lively restaurants!
  • Day 2: Rome: Sightseeing visits to Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel!
  • Day 3: Rome-Pisa-Florence: Take a break in Pisa to see the Square of Miracles and the amazing Leaning Tower, then on to Florence. In Florence you will have a pizza party and see how an Italian chef makes pizza!
  • Day 4: Florence-Venice: Walking tour to see Piazza Signoria, watch how leather is embossed with gold, and enjoy an overnight in Venice.
  • Day 5: Venice: Enjoy a private motorboat to view the Bridge of Sighs and take a Gondola ride!
  • Day 6: Venice-Lucerne: Enter the Swiss Alps and stop in subtropical town of Lugano. Admire the Swiss Alps and enjoy a Folklore Party with yodeling and bowling.
  • Day 7: Lucerne-Paris: Cross the border into France and ride the Eiffel Tower to the top in Paris!
  • Day 8: Paris: Tour the capital of chic and style and admire the Opera, Arc de Triomphe, and Champs- Elysees. Enjoy a typical French dinner this evening.
  • Day 9: Paris-London: Board the high speed Eurostar Train to see the Crown Jewels and the 900 year old Tower of London!
  • Day 10: London: Sightseeing so see St. Pauls’s Cathedral, the House of Parliament, and take a ride on the London Eye, the world’s tallest observation wheel with stunning views of the city.

Interested in attending or more information: Contact GSSI Program Department 812-421-4970 ext. 330 or email program@girlscouts-gssi.org

 


 Girl Scout founder Juliette Gordon Low's home in Savannah!

JGL Birthplace  JGL birthplace patch

All of the information you’ll need to plan a trip to Savannah is located on the Birthplace website. Don’t forget that troops/groups must have a Trip Application approved, prior to traveling out of council. 


WAGGGS Four World Centers

Planning on traveling internationally? Make it a point to visit one of WAGGGS four world centers and connect with sister Girl Scouts and Girl Guides from other countries. Our Cabaña in Mexico, Our Chalet in Switzerland, Pax Lodge in England, and Sangam in India are owned and operated by the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS). The centers offer comfortable, inexpensive and safe accommodations for Girl Scouts and Girl Guides for short stays, long term visits, or trainings and seminars. 

Learn more about WAGGGS and the four world centers on the Global Girl Scouting webpage.