Wyoming Wildlife Wonders

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A Naturalist Adventure!

Ages 12-14 Ages 15-18 Domestic Outdoors STEM
About the Trip

Do you want to change the world? There is no better place to find this inspiration than in Yellowstone, our first national park, or at the base of the Tetons, where the Wilderness Act was envisioned. You will be surrounded by mountains, geysers, and North America’s most magnificent wildlife, while you improve your naturalist and leadership skills in one of the most breathtaking places on earth.

Work with and learn from field instructors at the Teton Science Schools and women leaders from the Rocky Mountains. Together, on foot and by canoe, explore Grand Teton National Park. Give back through science and service and explore careers that promote sustainable ecosystems. Camp in Yellowstone National Park on an expedition searching for wolves and bear. Develop leadership skills to influence change in your home and beyond.

Inspired by sister Girl Scouts, instructors, and women leaders, you will create an action project to bring home with you. After the completion of your action project, you will be able to share your new skills, knowledge, and experiences with your friends, family, council, and community.

To see and read more about experiences from previous Girl Scouts who have been on this Destination, click for photos from:

2011 Photos

2012 Photos

2013 Photos

Stories & reflections

Where You Go

Jackson Hole, Wyoming

What to Know

Must be 13-15 years old at the time of the program

Interest in nature, ecology, wildlife biology, sustainability, and leadership

Ability to work well in a team environment

Commitment to leadership: Interest in designing and implementing an action project to share your experience with your friends, family, council, and community

The Dates

July 20 - 26, 2014

$529 is the program cost for all accepted Girl Scouts thanks to generous scholarship support.

What to Bring

You will get a list of equipment required (including but not limited to a sleeping bag and solid hiking boots) after your acceptance.

The Cost

$529 plus round-trip transportation to and from Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

A $400 scholarship made possible by the Elliott Wildlife Values Project has been applied to offset the event fees for all accepted applicants. Event fee covers all program expenses during the event. You are responsible for your round-trip airfare to/from Jackson Hole, Wyoming.A $200 deposit will be due immediately upon acceptance to this event. (This deposit goes toward the total event fee.)

Event fee covers all program expenses during the event. You are responsible for your round-trip airfare to/from Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

Download Application Forms
Destinations Girl Application 2014 PDF Destinations Girl Application 2014 DOC
Contact Information

Judy Herman