Every girl deserves a chance to see the world! Whether you’re exploring your own neighborhood, going on overnight camping trip, or flying across the world—you’re always expanding your horizon with Girl Scouts. Travel with Girl Scouts from our council and across the United States. There’s an entire world out there waiting to be explored by you.
Travel fun can be endless when girls lead. Progression allows girls to learn the skills they need to become competent travelers, including how to plan trips, while simultaneously developing their leadership skills.
Girl Scout Destinations whisk you to the far corners of the Earth! These trips are sponsored by councils across the country and are for all Girl Scouts ages 11 to 17. On these adventures, you will meet girls from all across the world while developing your leadership skills and gaining confidence through travel. From hiking through the Andes to snorkeling with turtles in Costa Rica, adventure is out there!
Girl Scout Destinations are travel programs available to individual Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador girls. Each girl applies individually, and on her trip she will have the opportunity to meet girls from across the US and travel to destinations all over the world! Get more information, download the application and check out the 2022 and 2023 trip listings here!
Looking for more travel options? Volunteer-led trips are geared towards individual girls and girls wanting to travel outside of their own troop. Planning for these trips is girl-led, so girls can help design their dream travel experience.
Girls can use Cookie Credits toward Girl Scout travel experiences.
Would you like to advertise your volunteer-led trip to encourage Girl Scouts from across Colorado to join? Email us at email@example.com
The Girl Scouts of Colorado Global Girl Scouting Committee supports the mission of Girl Scout sisterhood through travel by sharing travel resources and opportunities to visit World Centers.
Download the flyer to learn more about Global Girl Scouting.
For more information about the Global Girl Scouting visit our Anytime Activities page.
WAGGGS World Centers and WAGGGS World Center Events
As a Girl Scout, you’re automatically a member of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS), which means you can visit the WAGGGS World Centers . These five incredible destinations—created just for Girl Scouts like you—are fun, affordable, and safe places to stay while you broaden your horizons and make new friends. World Centers have special packages and programs throughout the year. Travel to see a World Center with your family, troop or independently or join an exciting program and connect with young people from around the globe. https://worldcentres.wagggs.org/events/
From Big Ben to the famed Eiffel Tower, a trip to London and Paris will never disappoint. Girls will discover two of Europe’s most popular cities. Marvel at the Arc de Triomphe, experience the luxury of Versailles, and pose for a group photo in Trafalgar Square. If you're traveling as a Girl Scout troop, you will also make a special visit to Pax Lodge, a WAGGGS World Centre, in Hampstead where you will participate in unique Girl Scout programming.
From Gondola rides in Venice, the Colosseum and the Vatican in Rome to cruising the Greek Islands, Colorado Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors, including rising Seniors, can explore the best of Italy and Greece with their sister Girl Scouts.
For more information please visit: http://www.explorica.com/Rogers-1445 or contact Aimee Rogers @ firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Girl Scout troops may travel within Colorado, nationally, and internationally. Girl Scouts traveling outside of Colorado as a group must complete this waiver prior to travel. One waiver should be signed and submitted per trip. Additional waivers are not required for in-state travel.
As always please complete the Girl Scouts of Colorado Trip Notification form for prior approval before planning any overnight stays and follow guidance in Safety Activity Checkpoints. Be sure to check the cancellation and refund policies for any travel and overnight stays as Girl Scouts of Colorado will not provide financial assistance related to trip cancellations and reimbursements.
Be sure to fill out a Girl Health History for Extended Trips form.
GSUSA does not permit travel to international locations rated “Level 4: Do Not Travel” by the United States Department of State.
Volunteers need to complete gsLearn Travel Training. Access travel training modules in your myGS Account - GSLearn. Search under Content Library and Learning Paths.
Read the FAQs for international travel.
Girl Scout Destinations are the ultimate domestic and international adventure for individual girls ages 11 and older! Pack your bags and get ready for life-changing experiences while you make friends from all over the world!
Inquire with GSCO Council Staff about Girl Scout Destinations Scholarships (D-Pass).
Want to take a trip with your troop or family? Girl Scout travel is a lifelong journey that builds skills, memories, and friendships. Every Girl Scout, beginning with Daisies or Brownies, can take the first step on this journey with a group field trip followed by an overnight or weekend trip. Learn travel basics as you plan, budget, and pack. Girl Scout Juniors and above can take three- or four-night regional trips. And once you’re a Cadette, the world is truly your oyster! Using Girl Scout planning tools, you can make your dream trip a reality, whether it’s exploring the California coast, discovering the Swiss Alps, or visiting any of the WAGGGS World Centers around the globe. Whether you’re traveling with your family, your troop, or on your own with a group, you’ve got Girl Scout resources and ideas to help every step of the way. Let’s get going!
Girl Scout Guide to U.S. Travel with tips and tricks
Troops can flex their financial muscles in two ways:
Remember, money earning activities are not allowed during the Fall Product and Cookie Programs.
Carla Montana Distinguished Military Veteran Memorial Fund for Girl Scouts of Military Families
In memory of Carla Montana, her family established a fund in her name to enable Girl Scouts, ages 6 – 18, who have parents serving in the military or who have been honorably discharged, to experience the learning opportunities, joy, and camaraderie acquired through travel and adventure.
Look Wider International Travel Scholarship
The Look Wider International Travel Fund provides Colorado Girl Scouts with funding to fulfill their travel dreams while discovering the magic and power of the international sisterhood of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts.
Scholarships are awarded through a selection process of Girl Scouts ages 12 - 30 who fulfill the requirements, complete the application, and agree to share their experience upon their return. Typical awards are between $100 and $500.