Travel with Girl Scouts this Summer 2020!

Already looking for a summer travel adventure? Look no further than one of our council-sponsored trips! This summer, we’re headed to, Mackinac Island, Nashville, and Milwaukee (click on these to check out our new registration system!).

You-And-Me on Mackinac Island

Grab your mom, aunt, or grandma and board the GSGCNWI coach bus for a getaway on Mackinac Island! Once on the island, take a horse-drawn carriage tour, photograph the butterflies, and choose from other fun activities. Multiple meals, hotel stay, group activities, and coach bus included in the cost.

Approximate Cost: $400 per person

When: August 9-11, 2020

Who: Brownies, Juniors, and Cadettes (grades 2-8) with a favorite female adult family member or friend

Registration closes Feb. 28 or when trip is sold out!

Capital Tour: Nashville

NEW! 50 state capitals, 50 new Girl Scout trips! In this first year of the series, we’re headed to Nashville, Tennessee!

We’re hopping in a van and taking in the sites along the way. Once we get to Music City, we’ll tour the capital building, take part in a service project, and visit the sites. This trip is for Girl Scouts ONLY; we’ll have 2 chaperones on the trip!

Cost: $375 per girl

When: June 25-27, 2020

Who: Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors (grades 6-12)

Register here before May 14 (only 5 spots remaining!)

Junior Jetaway: Milwaukee

Join GSGCNWI for this brand-new, one-day Juniors-only getaway to Milwaukee, Wisconsin! Girls will depart from the Vernon Hills Gathering Place and head to the Dairy State!

You’ll get a chance to check out a museum of your choice, eat cheese curds, walk through the historic Third Ward and more. Sightseeing, travel to/from Milwaukee and two meals included in the cost. This trip is for girls ONLY! There will be two Girl Scout chaperones attending.

Cost: $75 per girl

When: June 28, 2020

Who: Juniors (grades 4 & 5)

Register here by June 14 or before trip is sold out!

Dreaming of 2021 travel?

Look ahead at our new council-sponsored offerings and get excited to explore the globe with GSGCNWI!

Intro to Travel: Montreal

Calling all Cadettes! Girl Scouts of GCNWI will be inviting 12 girls and 2 adults to join us on a Canadian adventure!

Next up in our Intro to Travel series for Cadettes, we’re headed to Montreal, Canada, the home of poutine, plenty of churches, and steamed bagels. On this introduction to international travel, you’ll learn the ins and outs of how to plan a travel adventure, including budgeting, itinerary planning and how to find accommodation.

Cost: $1,200 per girl

When: 5-day trip in June 2021 (exact dates TBD)

Who: Cadettes only (must be in grades 6-8 during the 2020-2021 school year)

Girl applications are due May 15, 2020

Adventure in Colorado

Summer is a great time for exploring the great outdoors! Join us at Snow Mountain Ranch in Granby, Colorado, for fun activities including horseback riding, hiking, archery, ropes courses, zip lining, climbing wall and much more. Group activities include a day at Rocky Mountain National Park, whitewater rafting and team-bonding experiences.

A $400 trip deposit is due September 30, 2020.

Approximate Cost: $1,100 + cost of activities chosen

When: July 1-8, 2021

Who: Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors (grades 6-12); troops and individually registered members are also invited. Leaders and parents are invited to attend and serve as group chaperones.

Register here by Sept. 30!

Hiking the Swiss Alps

Take the Swiss Hiking Challenge with your fellow Girl Scouts! This once-in-a-lifetime experience will be full of adventure, challenge, nature, new friends, and LOTS OF FUN!

This trip will include a visit to Our Chalet, a WAGGGS World Centre, where you’ll hike some of the most popular trails in the area, rock climb, learn about Swiss culture, and make new friends from around the world.

GSGCNWI is also looking for six girls to serve on a Girl Planning Committee to help plan a Switzerland adventure before our time at Our Chalet.

Approximate Cost: $3,500

When: approximately 2 weeks, June/July 2021, exact dates TBD

Who: Seniors and Ambassadors (must be in grades 9-12 during the 2020-2021 school year)

Applications to join the trip and the trip planning committee are due May 15, 2020

Adventure is Out There…

When you travel with Girl Scouts, you unlock amazing experiences, unforgettable memories, and skills (and friendships) that will last a lifetime. These are just some of the incredible travel opportunities we have for Girl Scouts this year.

Check out our travel page to find out about everywhere we’re going next.

For more information, contact Ashley Christensen at

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