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. Pack your bags full of life-changing experiences and make friends from all over the country as you travel with Girl Scouts from different states. If you’re not a Girl Scout, just join!

STEPS TO GET STARTED:

1. Review all the Destinations. (Use green buttons as filters!)  NEW 2019/2020 Destinations will be posted starting 8/15 and we will continue posting new trips until early September!

2. Contact the Destination host with specific questions about trips, or contact your local council for questions about Destinations in general.

3. Apply! You may choose to apply to up to four Destinations. 

Destinations

Japan – Land of the Rising Sun

Location Japan

Date July 6 - 16, 2020

Explore the treasures of Japan past and present, from the bustling streets of Tokyo to the ancient temples of Kyoto.

Maine Wilderness Adventure Challenge

Location Millinocket, Maine

Date July 15 - 26, 2019

Adventure awaits you, as you experience the Maine wilderness through camping, rafting and mountain climbing challenges!

Athens and the Islands

Location Greece

Date July 23 - August 1, 2020

Experience the culture and history of Greece by visiting ancient sites, trying your hand at cooking authentic Greek cuisine, and boarding a ship for a 5-day cruise to explore Greek islands.

STEM: Energy Solutions in Germany

Location Germany

Date July 19 - 30, 2020

Explore various STEM concepts in Germany while enjoying the majestic beauty of the country, and visit Our Chalet in Switzerland.

Lake Erie Island Exploration

Location Gibraltar Island, Put-In-Bay, Ohio

Date July 28 - August 4, 2019

Explore freshwater ecosystems and experience the majestic beauty of the Great Lakes first hand alongside educators and researchers at Ohio State University’s Stone Laboratory on Gibraltar Island, the oldest fresh water field station in the United States.

Curtain Call in London

Location London, England

Date July 25 - August 6, 2020

And...action! All the world's a stage!

Hot Springs, Llamas, and Ruins: Adventures in the Land of the Inca

Location Cusco, Peru

Date July 10 - 19, 2019

Be amazed by the natural and cultural beauty of this region as you participate in cross-cultural exchange, trek over high mountain passes, and visit the famous ruins of Machu Picchu.

Wildlife, Geysers & Mountains: A National Park Adventure

Location Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Date July 21, 2019 - July 27, 2019

Hike, canoe, and camp in the undisturbed landscapes of Grand Teton & Yellowstone National Parks!

Camp Fury

Location Tucson, Arizona

Date June 4, 2019 – June 8, 2019

Camp Fury is a high adventure immersion experience in the life of elite women of the fire and police services.

Catching Waves in Costa Rica

Location Costa Rica

Date June 29 - July 13, 2019

Perfect your surfing skills in the tropical waters of Costa Rica! Learn everything from how to read waves, steer clear of rips, and carve like a pro, while interacting with locals on community service projects. Earn 6 – 8 hours of community service.

Costa Rica & Panama Service Challenge

Location Costa Rica

Date June - August, 2019 (4 sessions)

Experience new cultures and adventure activities as you dedicate your time to indigenous community projects in Costa Rica and volunteering to protect endangered sea turtle populations in Panama. Earn 35-45 hours of community service.

Scuba & Sea Turtle Adventure

Location Bocas del Toro, Panama

Date June-August 2019 (4 sessions)

Scuba dive through the tropical waters of Panama and help protect the leatherback sea turtle population! Earn 18-24 hours of community service.

Rainforest, River, & Reef

Location Costa Rica

Date July 27 - August 10, 2020

Explore the tropical landscapes and rich culture of Costa Rica with a deep-jungle trek and family homestays!

Celtic Adventure: Scotland & Ireland

Location Scotland

Date July 23, 2019 - August 3, 2019

This Gaelic adventure takes you from Edinburgh Castle and Loch Katrine on to Dublin, where you'll explore the Book of Kells and Grafton Street.

North Country Rock-N-Wilderness

Location Ely, Minnesota

Date July - August 2019 & 2020 (4 sessions)

To the wilderness and back again! Challenge yourself on this canoeing expedition in the northwoods of Minnesota and Canada!

Sea Turtle Retreat

Location San Jose, Costa Rica

Date December 27, 2019 – January 5, 2020

Celebrate the New Year in Costa Rica helping endangered sea turtle populations, learning from local biologists about environmental conservation, and experiencing exciting adventures. Earn 15 - 20 hours of Community Service.

Discover South Africa

Location South Africa

Date July 25 - August 7, 2019

No country has a more compelling combination of history, culture, and wildlife than South Africa.

The Culture of India

Location Pune, India

Date June 23 - July 8, 2019

Learn about the culture of India through time at Sangam, the WAGGGS World Center, and on an exploratory trip to historical and cultural sites in Delhi and Agra, including the Taj Mahal.

Konnichiwa Japan

Location Japan

Date July 26 - August 5, 2019

Discover Japan - a timeless place where food, culture, and ancient traditions are fused with modern life. - FULL

Journey Down Under: Explore New Zealand and Australia

Location New Zealand

Date July 18 - 29, 2019

Experience the wildlife and culture of Australia and New Zealand.