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A destination is any experience, regardless of distance or length of time that provides girls 11-17 with an opportunity to expand her personal experience beyond her everyday scope. In other words traveling, adventures, exploring!

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Experience the whimsical hoodoos of Bryce Canyon National Park or about striking urban symbols like the Statue of Liberty. Marvel at Alaskan huskies on a dog sledding expedition or laugh at the moon reflecting off the very first snow you've ever seen. Just think of the wonderful friends you'll make and all because you're a Girl Scout.

Girl Scout destinations, which are sponsored by local Girl Scout councils, Girl Guide associations from other countries, and Girl Scouts of the USA, and our way of giving girls 11-17 a chance to be part of the international community of girls. You'll gather together to have fun, build memories, and test your skills and talents. Events are open to any registered Girl Scout who is age 11 through 17 or a graduating high school senior.

Explore It! Your Guide to Girl Scout destinations Guide

Applying for a destination?

Five Steps that Will Change Your Life

  1. Log on to and check out the destination opportunities. Select your top four choices.
  2. Download the application form and complete it. You’ll need to fill out an application for each event you want to attend.

  3. Print out two copies of the reference form and ask two people who know how awesome you are to fill them out. You can use the same letters of reference for all your applications.
  4. Send your application to your local Girl Scout council, attention: Tosca Nance Jones . Fax: 901.797.2183, or email to If you have questions, call or e-mail Tosca.
  5. You and your council will receive notification of acceptance by host council or event sponsor.
  6. Go on your destination. Bon voyage!

Visit the destinations website for the latest information on Girl Scout destinations.

2015 destinations

South Texas Beach Aventura

Location South Padre Island, Texas

Date June 21, 2015 - June 30, 2015

Go eye to eye with a dolphin, hang ten on an island wave, and soak up the culture of South Texas.

North Country Rock-N-Wilderness

Location Duluth, Minnesota

Date July - August 2015 (2 sessions)

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

Cape Town Exploration

Location CapeTown, South Africa

Date June 22 - July 2, 2015

Nature, Culture & Community Service in South Africa!

Camp Fury

Location Tucson, Arizona

Date May 26, 2015 – May 30, 2015

High adventure and career exploration…come immerse yourself in the world of fire and police service!

High Adventure Art in the Land of Enchantment

Location Camp Elliot Barker, New Mexico

Date July 23, 2015 – August 4, 2015

Learn the art of photography while you immerse yourself in art, culture, and adventure in the Southwest. Expand your senses, explore career opportunities, and document your adventure.

Canyon Odyssey 2015

Location Grand Canyon Arizona

Date June 20, 2015 - July 3, 2015

An Arizona Trailblazing Adventure! Backpack your way through the Grand Canyon and ride horseback through Sedona’s Red Rock country during this action-packed destination for Girls.

Experience Spain!

Location Spain

Date July 5, 2015 - July 16, 2015

Be queen for the day at the Royal Palace. See Barcelona through Gaudí's eyes or the landscapes of Seville’s great bullring. In Spain, there's always something to flamenco about!

Nuevas Amigas – Our Cabana

Location Cuernevaca, Mexico

Date July 22 - 31, 2015

Make new friends from across the country and around the world as you explore one of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts' world centers.

Whales, Tales and Trails

Location Boston, Massachusetts

Date July 18 - 26, 2015

Visit the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and follow in the footsteps of early pioneers. Unleash your creativity while exploring the uniqueness of New England.

Ashland, Oregon: Art of Theatre

Location Ashland, Oregon

Date July 12-18, 2015

Experience a variety of theatrical opportunities while participating in the Ashland Shakespeare Festival.

SoCal Lifestyle – Soar, Surf, and Skate

Location Los Angeles, CA

Date August 2-8, 2015

Experience the Southern California lifestyle from an outdoor perspective.

Curacao Dolphin Experience

Location Curacao

Date June 21-27, 2015

Spend a week interacting with these incredibly intelligent ocean animals.

Grand Cayman Scuba Certification Adventure

Location Grand Cayman

Date July 26 - August 1, 2015

Spend a week learning to scuba dive in the warm waters off one of the most beautiful island paradises in the world.

Moab: Extreme Multi-Sport in the Desert

Location Moab, Utah

Date June 14 - 20, 2015

Experience a variety of adventurous sports while exploring and camping in Southern Utah's red rocks and picturesque desert landscapes.

Wyoming Wildlife Wonders

Location Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Date TBD

A Naturalist Adventure!

Climate Change Amazon: Peru

Location Iquitos, Peru

Date June 21 - 30, 2015

An Amazon adventure to explore climate change and rainforest conservation.

Leadership in the Andes: Peru

Location Cusco, Peru

Date July 20–30, 2015

Be amazed by the natural and cultural beauty of this region as you trek over high mountain passes, build leadership skills, and visit the famous ruins of Machu Picchu.

Exotic Morocco: A Whole New World

Location Marrakech, Morocco

Date July 30 - August 8, 2015

This exciting adventure will take you to the peaks of Morocco and to the deserts below.

Virgin Islands Tall Ship Sailing Experience

Location Virgin Islands

Date June 16-22, 2015

Come sail away on a 100-foot-long tall mast sailing boat in the U.S. and British Virgin Islands.

Patagonia: Adventure at the Bottom of the World

Location Patagonia, Chile

Date Dec 26, 2015 - Jan 3, 2016

A multi-sport adventure located in the southern wilds of Chile.

Scotland – Walking the West Highland Way

Location Milngavie, Scotland

Date June 15-24, 2015

A walking adventure through the many diverse landscapes of Scotland.

Wilderness Adventure Photography

Location Sacramento, California

Date July 5-11, 2015

Learn the art of photography while exploring some of the most beautiful spots throughout California.

Sea Turtle Retreat

Location San Jose, Costa Rica

Date December 27, 2015 – January 5, 2016

Celebrate the New Year in Costa Rica helping endangered sea turtle populations, learning about environmental conservation, and experiencing exciting adventures!

Germany Castles in the Sky

Location Munich, Germany

Date July 15-24, 2015

Experience the Bavarian charm of Southern Germany and Austria.

Scuba & Sea Turtle Adventure

Location Bocas del Toro, Panama, Costa Rica

Date June-August 2015 (3 sessions)

Dive into the tropical waters of Panama and help protect the leatherback sea turtle population!

Alaska All-Around Adventure Expedition

Location Anchorage, Alaska

Date August 9-15, 2015

An unforgettable journey along the rugged coast of Alaska.

The Great Panda Adventure

Location Ya'an, China

Date June 30- July 9, 2015

Working for the future of China’s giant pandas

Ireland MultiSport Adventure

Location Tollymore, Ireland

Date June 25-July 3, 2015

Discover endless adventure while delving into the rich history of this beautiful country!

Rainforest, River, & Reef

Location Costa Rica

Date July - August, 2015 (2 sessions)

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

San Juan Islands Kayaking

Location San Juan Islands, Washington State

Date August 2-8, 2015

Come kayak, camp, and explore the wildlife and plants around the San Juan Islands off the coast of Washington state.

Caribbean Land and Sea Adventure

Location san juan, puerto rico

Date July 26-August 1,2015

An Outdoor Adventure in the Caribbean!

Hollywood Dreamin’

Location Hollywood, California

Date July 19-25, 2015

Write, Direct, Produce, Edit, and Screen your very own Hollywood Film.

Catching Waves in Costa Rica

Location Costa Rica

Date June - July, 2015 (2 sessions)

Surf the tropical waters of Costa Rica while giving back to a local community!

Channel Islands Adventure Expedition

Location Ventura, Santa Cruz Island

Date July 12-18, 2015

A week in the Galapagos of North America

Costa Rica & Panama Service Challenge

Location Costa Rica

Date June - July, 2015 (2 sessions)

Gain compassion for diverse communities and endangered ecosystems while experiencing adventure activities. Earn over 55 hours community service.

Advanced Space Academy

Location Huntsville, Alabama

Date TBD

Explore the opportunities as you jump start your career in engineering, science, or technology.

Space Academy

Location Huntsville, Alabama

Date TBD

Do you have the desire to journey to the moon or command a space shuttle?

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