Adventure to the World Centres: Sangam India!

From your own backyard to the great outdoors to international cities, traveling as a Girl Scout unlocks a world full of possibilities. When Girl Scouts travel, they embark on the journey of a lifetime with their Girl Scout sisters, taking home precious memories, breathtaking photos, and the confidence it takes to start their own globetrotting … Continue reading Adventure to the World Centres: Sangam India!

Girl Scouts Will Travel: Wyoming to India

Written by Maureen Ewing, Global Action Volunteer Team member A Wide Opportunity In 1986, I was a nervous 7th grade Girl Scout Cadette applying to attend my first Wider Opportunity (now called Destinations). I completed my application and found three references. On interview day, I put on my Girl Scout uniform, was driven to the … Continue reading Girl Scouts Will Travel: Wyoming to India

Girl Scout Adventure to India: Part 4

There is nothing quite like exploring a part of the world you’ve never seen before. It is exhilarating, inspiring, and life-changing. This summer, Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors from across the United States had the special opportunity to do just that: adventure in India for two weeks on the The Culture of India Destination trip! … Continue reading Girl Scout Adventure to India: Part 4

Girl Scout Adventure to India: Part 3

This summer, Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors from across the country gathered together for an incredible, informative two week journey on The Culture of India Destination trip! These lucky girls had the very special opportunity to explore Pune, Delhi, and Mumbai, and connect with their sister Girl Guides (WAGGGS) and international community partners! We are … Continue reading Girl Scout Adventure to India: Part 3

Girl Scout Adventure in India: Part 1

This summer, Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts from across the U.S. embarked on an incredibly exciting voyage across the sea to India to visit Sangam, a center affiliated with the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS). From unexpected bus mishaps and interacting with locals, to riding rickshaws, these Girl Scouts experienced an … Continue reading Girl Scout Adventure in India: Part 1

2020 Gold Award Spotlight: Part 6!

The Gold Award is an achievement awarded to girls who face, head-on, challenges in their communities and the world at large, and provide creative, sustainable solutions. Each of these girls, who we’ve been featuring weekly on our blog, are incredible examples of enterprising, compassionate younger leaders. Read on to meet more of these amazing girls … Continue reading 2020 Gold Award Spotlight: Part 6!

Take Your Next Adventure with Girl Scouts Destinations!

Destinations for summer 2020 and 2021 are now open! Girl Scout Destinations are the ultimate adventures for individual Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador girls! With different trips every year, there’s something for everyone. Pack your bags full of life-changing experiences and make friends from all over the country as you travel with Girl Scouts from different … Continue reading Take Your Next Adventure with Girl Scouts Destinations!

Meet the Global Action Volunteer Team (Again!)

Meet the Global Action Volunteer Team (Again!)

Our Girl Scout volunteers are just like our Girl Scouts: fearless and determined! If you haven’t heard of the Global Action Volunteer Team (GAVT), it’s time to get to know them! This month’s Volunteer Spotlight goes to a special group of volunteers from Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana (GCNWI) who are passionate about travel, cultural … Continue reading Meet the Global Action Volunteer Team (Again!)

Camp at Home with Zoom into Summer Camp (ZISC)

Not quite ready for in-person camp? For Girl Scouts who are interested in participating in camp from the comfort of their own home or backyard, we introduce you Zoom into Summer Camp (ZISC)! See our featured programs below as well as all the information you need to participate. Program Structure Hosted by our program and … Continue reading Camp at Home with Zoom into Summer Camp (ZISC)