Get Ready for Galapagos!

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Journey to the equator and explore the wonders of Ecuador, including the Galapagos Islands.

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About the Trip

Have you ever dreamed of going to the Galapagos Islands? Well, now is your chance – apply for the trip of a lifetime! Join the Girl Scouts of Central Texas and EF Tours as we venture to Ecuador to discover diverse wildlife and the history of Charles Darwin. Fit in a salsa lesson and a visit to the equatorial line! Your love for the outdoors and animals will give you the chance to broaden your horizons in a new location. Trying new foods, meeting new people, and helping to make a difference in the world is what traveling is all about! Grab your boots, sunscreen, and camera for this extraordinary Girl Scout trip.

Where You Go

Ecuador

What to Know

You should have previous outdoor experience and a love for animals. You should not be afraid to try new food, meet new people, or explore different places. (It’s a plus if you have Spanish skills or experience traveling outside of the US to developing countries.)

The Dates

July 3 - July 11, 2018

You must be 14 - 18 years old at the time of the trip.

What to Bring

Packing list will be provided after acceptance.

The Cost

Program Fee: $4,250

Program Fee includes round-trip airfare from Austin, Texas, all hotels, meals, all entry fees and sightseeing tours in itinerary, transportation, travel insurance, a tour director and local guides.

Program Fee does not include airfare to Austin, Texas. You will have to provide your own transportation to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Program fee does not include tipping and money for souvenirs. Suggested spending amounts will be given upon enrollment.

There is a $250 non-refundable deposit due to Girl Scouts of Central Texas upon acceptance. There is a non-refundable deposit of $95 due to EF Tours upon acceptance. (This total $345 deposit is included in your trip Program Fee.)

Download Application Forms
Destinations Application 2018-2019
Contact Information

Sherry Wolfe
Director of Program Services, Girl Scouts of Central Texas
SherryW@gsctx.org