Charting the Galapagos Islands

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Experience the beauty and unique ecosystems of Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands!

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About the Trip

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Travel to Ecuador and experience the beauty of the Galapagos Islands. Visit sea lions along the shore, experience the diverse marine life while snorkeling, and enjoy an up-close encounter with giant tortoises in the wild! Discover the importance of the Charles Darwin Research Station, where Darwin formulated his theory of evolution. Explore twin craters, lava tunnels, and a regional market where locals offer a glimpse into traditional Andean culture.

Where You Go

Galapagos Island, Ecuador

What to Know

Girls must know how to swim and be comfortable in the water. An interest in the protection and conservation of wildlife, marine life and the islands’ ecosystem is a plus.

The Dates

July 25 - August 4, 2022
11-day program

You must be entering 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade – or have just graduated – to participate.

What to Bring

A packing list will be developed by the girls after acceptance.

A valid passport with an expiration date no less than 6 months past the day or your departure from Ecuador.

The Cost

Program Fee: $5,025

Program Fee includes round-trip airfare from Norfolk, VA, all hotels, breakfasts and dinners, some lunches, all entry fees and sightseeing tours in itinerary, transportation, travel insurance, a tour director and local guides.

Program Fee does not include airfare to Norfolk, VA. You will have to provide your own transportation to Norfolk. Program fee does not include some lunches, tipping, and money for souvenirs. Suggested spending amounts will be given upon enrollment.

There is a $200 non-refundable deposit due to Girl Scouts of Colonial Coast upon acceptance. There is a non-refundable deposit of $95 due to EF Tours upon acceptance. (This total $295 deposit is included in your trip Program Fee, not in addition to it.)

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Contact Information

Eileen Livick
gscccdestinations@gmail.com
(757) 681-9233