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Girl Scouts love to travel—from field trips in elementary school to global adventures as teens. Our organization is the right place for any girl who loves exploring different places and cultures. Girl Scouts can travel through planning a getaway with your troop, council-sponsored trips, National Girl Scout Destinations.

Planning a trip?

If your troop is already planning a trip, make sure you are ready to go:

The Troop Travel Resource Guide and Extended Travel Training can be helpful for leaders planning a trip for the first time. Girls will want to work through the Girl Travel Planner as they plan their own travel experience as well.

Did you know you can bank program credit earned in the Fall Product and Cookie Programs? Learn more about saving funds to make their travel experience possible.

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Council Travel

February 10, 2019

Girls in grades 9-12 can travel to the Des Moines Civic Center to catch musical, Dear Evan Hansen! The performance is a deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it. Sign up to attend by December 19, 2018.

May 10-11, 2019

What do penguins, an old shoe company, and Girl Scouts have in common? You! Girls in grades 4-5 will travel to St. Louis for the ultimate sleepover at the zoo AND visit the famous City Museum. Sign up to attend by March 27, 2019.

October 21-26, 2020

Travel to Orlando, Florida for the Girl Scout National Convention! Girl Scouts will converge throughout the nation to celebrate our sisterhood. Everyone on the trip will also spend a day in Disney World or Universal Studios! Learn more about how to travel to Orlando with airfare and transportation and without airfare and transportation.

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National Girl Scout 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. Girls can apply to up to four different Destinations, but must complete the application for each trip.

December 1, 2018        Applications Due (Including References)

December 21, 2018      Applicant Notified of Status

February 15, 2019         Second-Round Applications Due

March 4, 2019              Second-Round Applicants Notified of Status

Check out GSTravel for more information about Destinations and travel.

Do you love travel and have experience leading Girl Scouts through planning trips? Join our travel committee and help plan opportunities for girls across the council. Just email to learn more.